'Last option' - no Olympic postponement beyond 2021, says Bach
Olympics chief Thomas Bach agreed that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games on Thursday, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever.
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.
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.
Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone Tokyo Games over virus
Japan's prime minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a year Tuesday in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.
'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.
Olympic chiefs prepare for 'successful' Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it was busy with preparations for a "successful" Summer Games in Tokyo in less than five months and at a time when the coronavirus outbreak is widening.