Articles about International Olympic Committee (IOC)
09 Sep 2021Sports
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 2021World
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 2021Sports
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 2021Sports
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 2021Sports
In a major development, the Tokyo Olympics will welcome nearly 10,000 local spectators at each event.
22 May 2021Sports
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 2021Sports
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 2020Sports
International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates, on Monday, said Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic.
07 Jun 2020Sports
Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.
01 Jun 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.
15 May 2020World
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 2020Sports
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.
04 Apr 2020Sports
The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
28 Mar 2020Sports
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.
28 Mar 2020Sports
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe reiterated that setting a new timeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring new challenges to the table.
27 Mar 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
Canada has become the first nation to pull out of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
20 Mar 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.
18 Mar 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
12 Mar 2020Sports
Tokyo city governor Yuriko Koike stated that the coronavirus pandemic might impact the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, but canceling it is "unthinkable".
03 Mar 2020Sports
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 2020Sports
The upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo has been hyped to put up the best sporting spectacle on the planet.
24 Jul 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended all discussions with India on hosting future sports and Olympic-related events in the country.
10 Oct 2018Sports
In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we will be witnessing a team consisting of refugees.
06 Oct 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took a number of crucial decisions with respect to the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games.
04 Jun 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has quashed out the possibility of India hosting any big sports tournament in the foreseeable future.
03 Mar 2018Sports
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.