IOC; 137th Session – Summary (update)

Wednesday 10 March 2021

Press releases

 

Documents

 

Videos

 

Thursday 11 March 2021

Press releases

 

Videos

 

Friday 12 March 2021

Press releases

 

Documents

 

Videos

IOC; 137th Session – Schedule of Events

Wednesday 10 March 2021

Virtual session 
12 – 4 p.m.

  • IOC President’s report
  • Reports on the activities of the IOC Commissions
    • Athletes’ report
    • Athletes’ Entourage report
    • Communications report
    • Culture and Olympic Heritage report
    • Future Host Commissions report
    • Legal Affairs report
    • Marketing report
    • Medical and Scientific report
    • Olympic Education report
    • Olympic Broadcasting Services report
    • Olympic Channel report
    • Digital and Technology report
    • Olympic Programme report
    • Olympic Solidarity report
    • Public Affairs report
    • Sport and Active Society report
    • Sustainability report
    • Women in Sport report
  • Reports on the activities of the IOC administration
    • Director General’s report
  • Olympic Agenda 2020
  • Election of the IOC President

 

Thursday 11 March 2021

Virtual session 
12 – 4 p.m.

  • Reports on the activities of the Coordination Commissions and the OCOGs:
    • Tokyo 2020
      • Report by the Organising Committee and by Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mr Coates
    • Beijing 2022
      • Report by the Organising Committee and by Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mr Samaranch
    • Paris 2024
      • Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mr Beckers
  • Future Host Commission
  • IOC Session in 2025
  • Proposals from members
  • Miscellaneous

 

Friday 12 March 2021

Virtual session 
12 – 4 p.m.

  • Olympic Agenda 2020+5
  • Next meetings – 138th IOC Session

 

Livestream: IOC Media on YouTube

 

Source: The International Olympic Committee. All times are local and subject to change.

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting March 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8 March
Remote meeting

IOC EB decides further provisional measures against NOC of Belarus
Further to the IOC Executive Board decision of 7 December 2020 in relation to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus, the IOC has been informed that the quadrennial Elective General Assembly of the NOC took place on 26 February 2021.

Read more: Press release

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting February 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
24 February
Remote meeting

Brisbane and AOC invited to targeted dialogue for the Olympic Games 2032
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today decided to follow the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad to enter into a targeted dialogue for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad. The IOC will start more detailed discussions with the Brisbane 2032 Committee and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) about their potential to host the Olympic Games 2032.

Read more: Press release

 

Winter YOG Gangwon 2024 sport and event programme promises high-level competition for more athletes
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024, which will offer more young elite athletes than ever access to the Winter YOG environment, ensure a high-performance pathway for the participants, and achieve full gender equality.

Read more: Press release

 

New Tokyo 2020 President welcomed by IOC EB
New Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee President Hashimoto Seiko was welcomed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) earlier today as she officially introduced herself and outlined her priorities for the Organising Committee.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board receives an update on the Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020 and the support Olympic Solidarity continues to offer to refugee athletes
Olympic Solidarity is currently supporting 55 Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders, who are training in the hope of competing at Tokyo 2020 this summer. They come from 13 countries and are hosted by 21 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) across all 5 continents, representing 12 sports.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board discusses the situation of IWF
Today, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) discussed the report presented on the current situation of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Read more: Press release

IOC; Press release: IOC Executive Board proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as the strategic roadmap to 2025

 

IOC Executive Board proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as the strategic roadmap to 2025
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has proposed a new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, to the upcoming IOC Session. It consists of 15 recommendations. The new roadmap follows Olympic Agenda 2020 and will guide the work of the IOC and the Olympic Movement for the next five years. Olympic Agenda 2020+5 will be submitted to the IOC Members for discussion and adoption at the 137th IOC Session in March this year. The title, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, has been chosen to reflect the fact that this new roadmap is the successor to Olympic Agenda 2020 and will guide the work of the IOC and the Olympic Movement until 2025.

Read more: Press release

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting January 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
27 January
Remote meeting

IOC to be climate positive in 2024
In response to the growing climate crisis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is aligning with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by setting a target to reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent, by 2030. The decision was taken at the IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting held remotely today.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC President reaffirms commitment to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Following today’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, IOC President Thomas Bach reiterated the IOC’s commitment to delivering the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer

Read more: Press release

 

Positive momentum continues into 2021 for future Games hosts
Earlier today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) also received progress reports on each edition of the upcoming Olympic  Games and Youth Olympic Games that will follow Tokyo 2020 this summer. These provided further evidence of the continued progress being made in 2021 despite the ongoing challenges being faced across the world.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Session in March to be held virtually
The 137th IOC Session, set to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021, originally in Athens, Greece, will now be held virtually. This decision was taken by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) during its meeting today.

Read more: Press release

IOC Calendar 2021

Jan 27, 2021 – Jan 27, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting
Mar 08, 2021 – Mar 09, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Athens
Mar 10, 2021 – Mar 12, 2021 IOC Session, Athens
Apr 19, 2021 – Apr 21, 2021 2nd Coordination Commission Milano-Cortina 2026
Apr 21, 2021 – Apr 21, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting
May 18, 2021 – May 20, 2021 11th Coordination Commission Tokyo 2020
May 23, 2021 – May 28, 2021 Sportaccord
Jun 01, 2021 – Jun 02, 2021 4th Coordination Commission Paris 2024
Jun 08, 2021 – Jun 10, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting
Jun 23, 2021 – Jun 23, 2021 Olympic Day
Jul 17, 2021 – Jul 18, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Tokyo
Jul 20, 2021 – Jul 21, 2021 IOC Session, Tokyo
Jul 22, 2021 – Jul 22, 2021 Joint EB-ASOIF Meeting, Tokyo
Jul 23, 2021 – Aug 08, 2021 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Sep 08, 2021 – Sep 08, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting
Oct 05, 2021 – Oct 07, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting
Oct 11, 2021 – Oct 11, 2021 Olympic Summit
Oct 19, 2021 – Oct 21, 2021 6th Coordination Commission Beijing 2022
Oct 26, 2021 – Oct 27, 2021 ANOC General Assembly
Nov 16, 2021 – Nov 18, 2021 2nd Coordination Commission Los Angeles 2028
Dec 07, 2021 – Dec 09, 2021 IOC Executive Board Meeting

Source: IOC

 

Full calendar by month

Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting December 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
7 December
Remote meeting

Tokyo 2020 advances preparations for Games fit for a post-corona world
Earlier today, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee presented a number of updates to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB), focused on developments relating to the impact of COVID-19 as they prepare to deliver Games fit for a post-corona world.

Read more: Press release

 

Gender equality and youth at the heart of the Paris 2024 Olympic Sports Programme
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are centred on gender equality and youth.

Read more: Press release

 

Athlete365 Education Programme to inspire next generation of Olympians
Adapting to the new circumstances, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved the decision to expand the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Athlete 365 Education Programme beyond the YOG themselves, which will help inspire the next generation of Olympians participating in youth sports events around the world.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC EB takes provisional measures against NOC of Belarus
Further to its decision of 25 November to start a formal procedure vis-à-vis the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus, and taking into consideration all the allegations and elements gathered during this ongoing investigation, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today adopted a number of provisional measures. They are applicable until further notice or until such time as a new NOC Executive Board is elected in February 2021 by the NOC General Assembly.

Read more: Press release