Thursday, October 21, 2021

International Olympic Committee

All you need to know about Tokyo Olympics 2020

Though the idea of Olympics was based on the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece from 8th century BC to 4th century AD, the first edition of the modern Games were held in 1896.

Olympic spirit amid pandemic shadow

The Olympics beginning in Tokyo from July 23 will see many firsts -- deferred by a year, no crowds, athletes in a bio-bubble and stringent protocols 

Paris 2024 ready to take centre stage as Tokyo 2020 handover approaches

As the Tokyo 2020 Games approach, it's clear Paris 2024 is ready and excited to take on the great responsibility of receiving the Olympic flag from Tokyo 2020.

Narinder Batra re-elected as Hockey Federation President

Batra, who is also the President of IOA and IOC member, narrowly defeated his rival Marc Coudron, chief of Belgium Hockey Federation, by a margin of two votes

Plea to cancel Tokyo Olympics

Japan have officially spent $15.4 billion or organize the Olympics, although government audits suggest the figure is much higher.

Bhavani Devi becomes first Indian fencer to qualify for Olympics

The 27-year-old has qualified for the Olympics through the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR) method

Athens to host 138th International Olympic Committee Session in 2025

The IOC Session unanimously approved the proposal at its virtual meeting on Thursday, said a statement.

‘Mani’s comments on visa assurance for Pak players surprising’

Mani on Sunday said the PCB has sent a letter addressed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) in order to get details about the issuance of visas from India for the T20 World Cup.

IOC confirms Brisbane as preferred host for 2032 Olympics

India was among the many countries that expressed interest in hosting the Olympics with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju saying earlier this week that a green signal from the Centre is yet to be given on the matter.

IOC chief reiterates Olympic Games remain priority in 2021

Speaking of Tokyo 2021, Bach reiterated his gratitude for the host's commitment and determination to organise the Games "in a safe and secure way for all the participants"

Hyderabad breakers on cloud nine

As the dance form heads for Olympics 2024, debate kicks off over it being a sport

Breakdancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris in 2024

Breakdancing will be called breaking at the Olympics, as it was in the 1970s by hip-hop pioneers in the United States.

Beijing 2022 to replace test events with adapted sports testing program

It was an agreement jointly made by the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee, Winter Olympic International Federations (IFs), International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

China to pay a ‘big price’ for spreading COVID-19 globally: Trump

"China's total lack of transparency and mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak has cost hundreds of thousands of lives, millions of jobs and left untold economic destruction."

Election for IOC chief to be held next March in Athens

The IOC EB also approved, in the absence of current IOC President, Thomas Bach, the directives concerning the election of the IOC President that is due to be held during the 137th IOC Session.

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