IOC to Consult With Athletes’ Commission on Protests, Expression at Olympics

In a statement Wednesday, the IOC said it plans to consult with its Athletes’ Commission on how Olympians can “express themselves,” however.


Tokyo 2020, IOC Look Toward Simplified Games, Present Progress Reports

Tokyo 2020 and the IOC released documents on positioning, principles for re-planning, and a roadmap to the Games on Tuesday.

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IOC, WHO Strengthen Partnership to ‘Promote Healthy Society Through Sport’

The new agreement is intended, in part, to contribute to the prevention of non-communicable diseases by working to mitigate physical inactivity.

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Olympic Delay Costing IOC Estimated $800 Million

More widespread ripple effects are just beginning to be realized from the Olympic Games’ delay, as costs are mounting related to the historic schedule change.


Olympic Solidarity Increases Funding In Light Of Postponed Games

In response to the delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Olympic Solidarity has pledged additional funds in the form of IOC subsidies.

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Japanese Virology Expert Questions Whether Games Can Be Held In 2021

Japanese virology expert Kentaro Iwata has warned that, in the event of a new COVID-19 outbreak, hosting the event in the summer of 2021 might not be doable.


IOC Officially Pushes Olympic Qualification Date To June 29, 2021

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) revealed key points of the revised Tokyo 2020 athlete qualification system now that the Games have been moved to July of next year.

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IOC Athletes’ Commission Holds First Meeting With New Olympic Dates In Mind

The IOC AC conducted a call with over 150 athletes representatives to collect feedback and address questions and concerns over the new Olympic timeline.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Support Postponing 2020 Olympics

Our poll ran both before and after the IOC postponed the 2020 Olympics. Nearly half of voters supported postponement over cancellation or ‘wait-and-see’.


DOSB kritisiert IOC und empfiehlt Verlegung der Olympischen Spiele 2020

Kritisch äußerte sich DOSB Präsident Alfons Hörmann über die Entscheidung des IOC (International Olympic Committee), erst in 4 Wochen eine…

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Canada Dichiara Che Non Parteciperà Alle Olimpiadi Estive

Il Canada diventa la prima nazione a boicottare le Olimpiadi estive del 2020. Chiede al CIO il rinvio di un anno e dichiara che non manderà atleti

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Gregorio Paltrinieri Continues To Train, But IOC “Must Decide Soon”

Italian Olympic champion wants “prompt responses” from the IOC regarding the future of the Olympic Games amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tokio 2020 Organisationskomitee denkt über Verschiebung der Spiele nach

James Sutherland veröffentlichte die englische Version. Die Organisatoren der Olympischen Spiele 2020 haben begonnen, mögliche Alternativen zur Durchführung der Sommerspiele…

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German Swimming Icon Michael Groß demands a postponement of the 2020 Olympics

3-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Gross has spoken up in favor of postponing the 2020 Olympics.


IOC Chef Thomas Bach hält Olympia “Absage für die am wenigsten faire Lösung”

In einem Interview mit dem Südwestdeutschen Rundfunk am heutigen Tage sagte IOC Präsident Dr. Thomas Bach zu dem immer größer…

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