Final report celebrates Tokyo 2020 achievements whilst identifying measures to evolve Games delivery
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission Chair, John Coates, presented the Commission’s final report to the IOC Session today, declaring: “Tokyo 2020 highlighted the global impact, importance and meaning of the Games,” during which “we witnessed breath-taking sports action, unforgettable camaraderie and courage.”
New report shows 85 per cent of all permanent Olympic venues still in use
Ninety-two percent of permanent venues used for the Olympic Games in the 21st century, and 85 per cent of all permanent Olympic venues since 1896 remain in use, creating wide-ranging benefits for residents in Olympic host cities and regions. This number was revealed today by a new report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), released at the IOC Session held remotely from Lausanne.
IOC Executive Board Meeting
Hybrid: Lausanne + Remote meeting
Events from Sochi 2014 and Tokyo 2020 to have medals and diplomas reallocated
Events in biathlon and athletics from the Olympic Games Sochi 2014 and Tokyo 2020 respectively will see medals, diplomas and medallist pins reallocated, in full accordance with the Olympic medal reallocation process.
IOC finalises LA28 Olympic sports programme evaluation criteria
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has approved the sports programme evaluation criteria that will be used to review each sport’s disciplines and potential new sports for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 (LA28).
IOC Executive Board Meeting
International Olympic Committee launches new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching a new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024. This is an Olympic Agenda 2020+5 project, which was presented today to the IOC Executive Board. The new IOC-led Olympic qualifier series will include four sports – BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, and sport climbing.
IOC EB approves Paris 2024 qualification criteria and session schedule, and LA28 discipline review
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided today on the qualification criteria and competition session schedule, and the pending weight classes and competition formats for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. It also discussed the principles to set the discipline framework for the Olympic Games LA28 sports programme.
Over USD 2 million already allocated to Solidarity Fund for the Ukrainian Olympic Community
The International Olympic Committee Executive (IOC) Board (EB) members today received an update on the progress of the task force for the allocation and distribution of the Solidarity Fund it established for Ukrainian Olympic Community and sports movement.