Articles about International Olympic Committee (IOC)
09 Sep 2021
North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show
North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
09 Aug 2021
Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga thanked people for helping the country safely hold the Tokyo Olympics despite the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Aug 2021
Two Belarus team coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics
Two Belarus team coaches have been removed from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in trying to send sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya back to their country.
19 Jul 2021
#Tokyo2020: Czech beach volleyball player tests COVID-19-positive at Olympic Village
Yet another case of the COVID-19 infection has been reported at the Tokyo Olympic Village as Czech beach volleyball player Ondrej Perusic tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
21 Jun 2021
Tokyo Olympics: 10,000 local spectators allowed for each event
In a major development, the Tokyo Olympics will welcome nearly 10,000 local spectators at each event.
22 May 2021
Tokyo Olympics will be held regardless of COVID-19 emergency: IOC
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is keen on conducting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as scheduled despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Japan.
26 Jan 2021
Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here
Florida's Chief Financial Officer, on Monday, told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games if Japan decide to back out.
07 Sep 2020
Tokyo Olympics will run with or without COVID-19: IOC VP
International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates, on Monday, said Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic.
07 Jun 2020
India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training
Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.
01 Jun 2020
India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita
In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
25 May 2020
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95
Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.
21 May 2020
Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games would have to be canceled if it cannot take place next summer.
15 May 2020
US Senator releases plan to hold China accountable for COVID-19
As calls to probe the origin of the novel coronavirus have only grown stronger, a United States Senator has unveiled a plan to hold China accountable for the pandemic.
02 May 2020
India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra
Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.
13 Apr 2020
India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI), on Monday, confirmed that India will host the upcoming 2020 Asian Boxing Championships.
04 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June
The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
30 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics will commence from July 23, 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will now take place from July 23 to August 8 next year, an official told news agency Kyodo on Monday.
28 Mar 2020
Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.
28 Mar 2020
'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe reiterated that setting a new timeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring new challenges to the table.
27 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021
Athletes who had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will get to keep their respective spots in the event to be held next year.
25 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement
The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.
24 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24
According to an International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound, it has been decided that the upcoming Tokyo Games will postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
23 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM
In a recent statement, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looks unavoidable given the present scenario.
23 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Canada has become the first nation to pull out of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
20 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020: IOC still considering possible scenarios, says Thomas Bach
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach stated that the committee is observing a number of scenarios for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Games in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected
The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.
18 Mar 2020
#CoronavirusOutbreak: Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics, organizers respond
Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi claimed athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
17 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus
Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
12 Mar 2020
Canceling the 2020 Olympics 'unthinkable', says Tokyo governor
Tokyo city governor Yuriko Koike stated that the coronavirus pandemic might impact the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, but canceling it is "unthinkable".
03 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics could get postponed due to coronavirus
Japan's Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto revealed that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics could get postponed until the end of the year, owing to the risk of coronavirus.
06 Feb 2020
Will Tokyo Olympics be abandoned following the threat of coronavirus?
The upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo has been hyped to put up the best sporting spectacle on the planet.
24 Jul 2019
Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here
The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan and organizers have unveiled the newly designed medals which reflect the 'energy' of athletes.
22 Feb 2019
IOC suspends discussions with India on hosting future events
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended all discussions with India on hosting future sports and Olympic-related events in the country.
10 Oct 2018
51-member refugee team to be a part of Tokyo Olympics
In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we will be witnessing a team consisting of refugees.
06 Oct 2018
Ben Johnson's 1988 Olympics dope test reports were tampered with
Canadian sprinter Benjamin Johnson was a popular figure in the sporting world and had won the 100m sprint at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games in record time (9.79 seconds).
11 Aug 2018
Abhinav Bindra's video is a must watch for every athlete
In a bid to inspire the youth to aim for gold in the upcoming Asian Games and 2020 Olympics, India's only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra has released a video to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his historic gold-winning performance.
20 Jul 2018
7 more medal events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Games
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took a number of crucial decisions with respect to the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games.
04 Jun 2018
Palestine FA: Burn Messi's shirts if he plays in Israel
The Palestine Football Association chief, on Sunday, urged fans to burn pictures and replica t-shirts of Argentine ace Lionel Messi if he plays against Israel next weekend.
03 Apr 2018
Sports Minister rules out possibility of India hosting big tournaments
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has quashed out the possibility of India hosting any big sports tournament in the foreseeable future.
03 Mar 2018
Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal
Indian long-jump ace, Anju Bobby George is hoping to become the first Indian track and field athlete to bag an Olympic medal, a medal which she should have won in 2004.