IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting September 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8-9 September

Day 1

Qualification System Principles for Gangwon 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 discussed by IOC Executive Board on first day of meeting
The Qualification System Principles (QSP) for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 and the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 were on the agenda today on the first of the two-day International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting at Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland, which some EB members joined remotely.

Read more: Press release


IOC suspends NOC of Guatemala with effect as from 15 October; issues a final warning to NOC of India
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to suspend the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Guatemala with effect as from 15 October, if certain criteria are not met before that date. The EB also issued a final warning to the NOC of India. As a consequence, it decided to postpone the IOC Session due to take place in Mumbai in May 2023 until September or October 2023.

Read more: Press release


New boxing qualification system approved for Paris 2024
A new boxing qualification system for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 was approved by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today after a full update on the situation of boxing, including governance issues within the International Boxing Association (IBA).

Read more: Press release


Venue changes for Paris 2024 approved by IOC Executive Board
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has approved the proposal to move the Olympic Games Paris 2024 venues for shooting; the boxing preliminaries and fencing ranking round of modern pentathlon; as well as the Olympic Games Main Press Centre.

Read more: Press release


Day 2

IOC President pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the IOC Executive Board meeting this morning.

Read more: Press release


IOC approves Strategic Framework on Human Rights
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Strategic Framework on Human Rights was approved today by the IOC Executive Board (EB). The Framework will fundamentally shape the working practices of the IOC, the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement, ensuring that human rights are respected within their respective remits.

Read more: Press release


Olympic Movement steps up climate action, announces network of Olympic Forests
The Olympic Movement is increasing its commitment to fight climate change and preserve the natural environment by creating the Olympic Forest Network – an initiative driven by National Olympic Committees.

Read more: Press release

Poll of the Month; August 2022

Do you plan on visiting the Paris 2024 Olympic Games?

You can find the poll here, or in the sidebar of the news page.


Results poll of the month April 2022;

On a scale of 1 – 5 with 5 being the most positive, how would you rate the Beijing Olympic Winter Games?

  • 3 (40%, 6 Votes)
  • 2 (20%, 3 Votes)
  • 4 (20%, 3 Votes)
  • 1 (13%, 2 Votes)
  • 5 (7%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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London 2012; 10 Years On – News Roundup

How the 2012 Olympics made us proud to be Londoners TimeOut

London 2012 Olympic Park: How the Games media buildings became the triumphant Here East OnLondon

London 2012: Have the London Olympics delivered their promised legacy 10 years on? The National

London 2012: a spectacular show of equality, growth and innovation IOC

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: The legacy London 2012 promised BBC

Remembering the construction of the Olympic stadium – 10 years on Building

‘The kind of place planners have dreamed of’: the London Olympics site 10 years on The Guardian

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 10 Years On Populous

Ten years on: The London 2012 Olympic experience FutureBrand

London 2012; 10 Years On

It’s 10 years to the day since the London 2012 Olympic Games were opened.

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

Paris 2024; Slogan

Source: Paris 2024




This is the shared slogan for both the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, unveiled by Paris 2024 on the 2 years to go.

Above all, since the beginning of this adventure, it is the ambition that drives us and inspires each of our actions.

It is an invitation to the world to come and experience new emotion together. Our Games are a commitment of new experiences and big thrills. New disciplines, outdoor competitions in the heart of Paris, a unique Opening Ceremony on the Seine, the Mas Event Running Marathon so that spectators can run this iconic Olympic event like the athletes…


Paris 2024; Venue Masterplan (July 2022)


In Paris


Outside Paris


List of venues

ZoneVenueOlympic GamesParalympic Games
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceClosing Ceremony, Athletics, RugbyCeremonies, Para Athletics
Grand Paris ZoneAquatics CentreAquatics (Artistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo preliminaries)-
Grand Paris ZoneLa Courneuve-Para Athletics (Marathon - Start)
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget Sport Climbing VenueSport Climbing-
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic / Paralympic Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMedia Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMPC / IBC--
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel Tower StadiumBeach VolleyballBlind Football
Paris Centre ZonePont d'IénaAthletics (Race walk), Cycling (Road)-
Paris Centre ZoneGrand PalaisFencing, TaekwondoWheelchair Fencing, Para Taekwondo
Paris Centre ZoneLa ConcordeBasketball (3x3), Breaking, Cycling (BMX Freestyle), Skateboarding (Park, Street)Opening Ceremony
Paris Centre ZoneInvalidesArchery, Athletics (Marathon - Finish), Cycling (Road - Individual Time Trial - Start)Para Archery, Para Athletics (Marathon - Finish)
Paris Centre ZoneChamp de Mars ArenaJudo, WrestlingPara Judo, Wheelchair Rugby
Paris Centre ZoneRoland-Garros StadiumTennis, Boxing (finals)Wheelchair Tennis
Paris Centre ZonePorte de la Chapelle ArenaBadminton, Gymnastics (Rythmic)Para Badminton, Para Powerlifting
Paris Centre ZoneBercy ArenaBasketball finals, Gymnastics (Artistic, Trampoline)Wheelchair Basketball
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 1VolleyballBoccia
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 4Table TennisPara Table Tennis
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 6WeightliftingGoalball
Paris Centre ZoneParc des PrincesFootball-
Paris Centre ZoneHôtel de VilleAthletics (Marathon - Start)-
Paris Centre ZonePont Alexandre IIIAquatics (Marathon Swimming), Triathlon, Cycling (Road - Individual Time Trial - Finish)Para Triathlon
Paris Centre ZoneSeineOpening Ceremony-
Paris Centre ZoneIOC Hotels--
Stand aloneParis La Défense ArenaAquatics (Swimming, Water Polo finals)Para Swimming
Stand aloneYves-du-Manoir StadiumHockey-
Stand aloneVaires-sur-Marne Nautical StadiumCanoe-Kayak (Slalom, Sprint), RowingPara Canoe (Sprint), Para Rowing
Stand aloneChateau de VersaillesEquestrian (Jumping, Dressage, Eventing), Modern PenthatlonPara Equestrian
Stand aloneSaint-Quentin-en-Yvelines VelodromeCycling (track)Para Cycling (Track)
Stand aloneSaint-Quentin-en-Yvelines BMX StadiumCycling (BMX Racing)-
Stand aloneElancourt HillCycling (Mountain Bike)-
Stand aloneGolf NationalGolf-
Stand aloneClichy-Sous-Bois-Para Cycling (Road)
Stand aloneNorth Paris ArenaBoxing (preliminaries), Modern Pentathlon (Fencing) Sitting Volleyball
FrancePierre-Mauroy Stadium (Lille)Handball, Bastketball (preliminaries)-
FranceMarseille MarinaSailing-
FranceMarseille StadiumFootball
FranceBordeaux StadiumFootball-
FranceNantes StadiumFootball-
FranceLyon StadiumFootball-
FranceSaint-Étienne StadiumFootball-
FranceNice StadiumFootball-
FranceChâteauroux Shooting CentreShootingShooting Para Sport
OverseasTeahupo'o (Tahiti)Surfing-