Tokyo 2020 Olympics to hold with or without COVID-19, says IOC vice president
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President, John Coates, has revealed that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics slated for next summer “will take place with or without COVID-19,” reports thehockeypaper.co.uk. Although details are still to be ironed out over spectators and whether there will be limited attendance, Coates also forecasts that the 2020 Tokyo Games will be…
NOC has not received share of IOC’s grant to member committees, says Gumel
President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, has clarified that the committee was yet to receive any money from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
NOC meets tomorrow over IOC’s $100m largesse, Tokyo 2020 preparations
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) will meet tomorrow to decide on the modalities for the disbursement of the $800 million palliatives, which the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has earmarked for its member associations, officials of the body have disclosed.
IOC joins WHO, United Nations to fight pandemic
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations yesterday launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to be #HEALTHYTogether.
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
Postponing Games will cost IOC 'several hundred million dollars', says Bach
The postponement to 2021 of the Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the International Olympic Committee (IOC) "several hundred million dollars", its president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
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Plans for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris are "obsolete and outdated" in light of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC member and former French sports minister Guy Drut said Sunday.
Bach promises IOC scholarship grants to Nigerian athletes
International Olympics Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Thomas Bach has commended the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Athletes Commission for its initiative in creating awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic
‘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.