WHO, IOC team up to improve health through sport
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday signed an agreement to work together to promote health through sport and physical activity
Olympic chief calls for 'vigilance and patience' ahead of Tokyo Games
Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Saturday called for vigilance and patience in preparations for the Tokyo Summer Games, postponed a year until 2021
Paris 2024 Olympics plans 'obsolete' - IOC member Drut
Plans for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris are "obsolete and outdated" in light of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC member and former French sports minister Guy Drut said Sunday.
Tokyo Olympics, IOC clash over who pays for postponement
An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement, reports theglobeandmail.com.
‘Tokyo 2020 could be held outside of summer’
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach wants a new date for Tokyo 2020 agreed “as soon as possible” after taking the decision to move the Games to 2021, reports independent.co.uk.
Olympic Games will be known as Tokyo 2020, despite postponement until 2021
The Olympic Games will retain their Tokyo 2020 brand name despite being postponed until 2021, the IOC has confirmed, reports standard.co.uk.
IOC admits postponing Olympics an option, but cancellation 'not on agenda'
The International Olympic Committee said Sunday that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was "not on the agenda".
'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics, says IOC chief
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said it would be "premature" to postpone the Tokyo Games Thursday but admitted the body was "considering different scenarios" as the coronavirus pandemic advances.