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Brisbane installed by IOC as preferred bidder for 2032 Olympic Games

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dpa/GNA - The Olympic Games could return to Australia in 2032, after Brisbane and the state of Queensland was installed as the preferred...
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IOC statement on gender equality in the Olympic Movement

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Inclusion, diversity and gender equality are integral components of the work of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Over the past 25 years, the IOC has...
IOC President, Thomas Bach, hosts the first Executive Board meeting for 2021 in Olympic House. (Photo by Greg Martin/IOC)

Speculations about Tokyo 2020 are hurting the athletes – Thomas Bach

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has stated that relocating the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games to another city “is not possible”...
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International Olympic Committee to be climate positive in 2024

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In response to the growing climate crisis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is aligning with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by setting a...
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IOC veteran Pound: Tokyo Olympics could go ahead without fans

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dpa/GNA - Dick Pound, the longest-serving International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, has said the postponed Tokyo Olympics could go ahead without spectators despite...
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IOC Advises GOC to hold elections after Olympic Games due to potential implications

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has advised National Olympic Committees (NOC) including the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to hold their elections after the Tokyo...
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Veteran IOC member Pound not sure if Olympics will go ahead

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dpa/GNA - Dick Pound, the longest-serving International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, is not sure if the Tokyo 2020 Games, postponed to 2021 due...
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Bach, Suga vow to hold Tokyo Olympics as planned despite virus crisis

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday exchanged fist bumps and agreed to keep the postponed...
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Russia’s fate at Tokyo Games, other events, to be decided at CAS

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Russia's fate at the Tokyo Olympics and other big events is at stake when a four-day hearing opens on Monday at the Court of...
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Ex-world athletics chief Diack convicted in Paris graft trial

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A Paris court on Wednesday sentenced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack to jail time for corruption linked to doping by mainly Russian athletes...
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Olympic sample re-analysis sends positive message to clean athletes – Yang Yang

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) re-analyzing urine and blood samples from the Olympic Games gives "hope for clean athletes and the people who are...
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Africa Armwrestling commissions Doping and Media Committees

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The Armwrestling Federation of Africa (AFA) in conformity with the World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has named members of...
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Qatar set for 2032 Olympic bid

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Qatar aims to bid for the 2032 Olympics and has submitted an according letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to a statement...
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IOC And UNODC Enhance Partnership To Tackle Crime In And Through Sport

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Tackling crime in and through sport, protecting the credibility of sport and enhancing the strategic partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the...
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IOC Announces Adapted Tokyo 2020 Qualification Systems For Each Sport

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Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task...
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Senegal and the IOC agree to postpone the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 to...

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Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026. ...
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IOC receives Green Building Leadership Award

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020...
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IOC and FIFA presidents highlight importance of sports during COVID-19

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino agreed that sports is more important than...
IOC President Thomas Bach chairs the IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne at Olympic House on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Greg Martin/IOC)

IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers agree on “simplified” Olympic Games in 2021

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and organisers of the postponed Tokyo Games have agreed to “simplify and reduce the complexity of the Games” with...
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IOC Executive Board confirms timeline for Paris 2024 events

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) agreed during a virtual meeting today to maintain the previously set deadline of December 2020 to...
Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano of Colombia competes during the Men's 69kg Group A Weightlifting contest on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

IOC approves Tokyo 2020 weightlifting qualifying extension

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) revised Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 qualifying system With the COVID-19 pandemic and postponement...
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IOC Coordination Commission and Paris 2024 agree to examine new Games delivery opportunities

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC)s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 met today (3 June 2020) by video-conference with the Paris 2024...
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Football for Friendship to attract over 10 000 participants from all over the world

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Gazprom launches the Eighth Season of its International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship. This year, the final events will be held in a...
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Female membership of IOC Commissions reaches an all-time high of 47.7 percent

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today the composition of its commissions for 2020. The composition has once again shown a year-on-year progression towards...
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IOC Approves Financial Envelope Of US$800 Million To Address The COVID-19 Crisis

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) anticipates that it will have to bear costs of up to USD 800 million for its part of the...
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“The Olympic Movement is facing an unprecedented challenge” – IOC President

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has expressed that 'The Olympic Movement is facing an unprecedented challenge. The IOC has to organise postponed...
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FIBA confirms Olympic qualifying tournaments dates

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FIBA has confirmed that the rescheduled men's Olympic basketball qualifying tournaments will be played from June 29 to July 4, 2021 following discussions with...
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IOC extends remote working to June

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided that all its Lausanne-based staff will continue to work from home until June amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Takyi’s fears ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games

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Samuel Takyi - one of Ghana's candidate for the 2020 Olympic Games is harboring fears of battling with his weight following the postponement of...
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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games rescheduled to July 23

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will take place on July 23 and August 8, 2021. The...