IOC; Headlines 135th IOC Session

Thomas Bach, President of the IOC (centre) with members of the Korean delegation as Gangwon in Korea is announced as the host for the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games at the International Olympic Committee session in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday 10 January 2020. Photo: OIS/Joe Toth. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC.

 

135th IOC Session
10 January
Lausanne

IOC awards Olympic Cup to UNHCR
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today awarded the Olympic Cup 2019 to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

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Gangwon 2024: legacy of PyeongChang 2018 lives on in first Winter Youth Olympic Games awarded to Asia
The fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2024 will be held in Gangwon province in the cities of PyeongChang and Gangneung (Republic of Korea), home to the Olympic Winter Games 2018.

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Unprecedented levels of excitement around the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
From 24 July to 9 August this year, Tokyo and Japan will be at the centre of the world’s attention as the next hosts of the Olympic Games. With 339 events in 33 sports, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will have plenty of sporting highlights this summer; but even before the Games have begun, there is already “an unprecedented level of excitement” for the Games, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair John Coates.

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IOC Session elects three new Members
The 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today elected three new Members following the proposal made by the IOC Executive Board (EB) on 5 December.

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IOC Session receives updates on anti-doping activities
The 135th IOC Session this afternoon received comprehensive updates on anti-doping activities from the International Testing Agency (ITA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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President Bach re-emphasises importance of solidarity model and political neutrality at IOC Session
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach’s opening speech today set the tone for the one-day IOC Session held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the sidelines of the Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Ban Ki-moon delivers Ethics Commission report to the IOC Session
In his report to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland, during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, the Chair of the IOC Ethics Commission and former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, focused on three specific points.

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IOC Session discusses Olympic Movement topics on the sidelines of Lausanne 2020
Just as the Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session today gathered for presentations and discussions on several topics.

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IOC; 135th Session – Schedule of Events

Friday 10 January 2020

SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne

 

Time Meetings/Events
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. • Report by the IOC President

Governance
• Ethics report
• AIBA report

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
• Lausanne 2020 – Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mrs Bartekova
• Dakar 2022 – Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination, Mrs Coventry

12 – 1 p.m. Host of the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024
• Report by the Chair of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games, Mr Morariu
• Presentation by the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee
• Election of the Host (Announcement, signature HCC)
2 – 6 p.m. • Olympic Agenda 2020
• Report by the Director General
• Anti-doping
• Election of one member of the IOC Ethics Commission
• Election of new IOC members
• Olympic Orders
• Proposals from members
• Speech of the Dean, Mr Pound
• Miscellaneous

 

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

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting January 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8 January
Lausanne

IOC Session to vote on Gangwon’s proposal to host Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024
Meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, ahead of the opening of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today decided to submit to the IOC Session the proposal by the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) and the Gangwon province to host the next Winter YOG in 2024.

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Dates for Dakar 2022 announced as two new sports join Youth Olympic Games programme
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved the period of 22 October to 9 November 2022 for the 4th edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022. It will be the first Olympic event on the African continent.

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Joint meeting: IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission
9 January
Lausanne

IOC Executive Board and IOC Athletes’ Commission discuss major topics at annual joint meeting
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) today held their annual joint meeting in Lausanne. The meeting was an opportunity to reflect on a busy and productive year that saw the launch of a number of key programmes and initiatives for athletes and to look ahead to 2020 with the highlight of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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IOC Calendar 2020

Jan 08, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Lausanne
Jan 09, 2020 – Jan 22, 2020 Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games
Jan 10, 2020 IOC Session, Lausanne
Jan 12, 2020 – Jan 18, 2020 IOC Commissions Cluster, Lausanne
Mar 03, 2020 – Mar 05, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Lausanne
Apr 19, 2020 – Apr 24, 2020 Sportaccord, Beijing
Jun 15, 2020 – Jun 17, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Lausanne
Jun 23, 2020 Olympic Day
Jul 18, 2020 – Jul 19, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Tokyo
Jul 21, 2020 – Jul 22, 2020 IOC Session, Tokyo
Jul 23, 2020 Joint EB-ASOIF Meeting, Tokyo
Jul 24, 2020 – Aug 09, 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Oct 06, 2020 – Oct 08, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Lausanne
Nov 24, 2020 – Nov 25, 2020 ANOC General Assembly, Seoul
Dec 08, 2020 – Dec 10, 2020 IOC Executive Board Meeting, Lausanne
Dec 12, 2020 Olympic Summit, Lausanne

 

Full calendar by month

Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

Year in Review: 2019

Lausanne 2020 (YOG)

Tokyo 2020

Beijing 2022

Dakar 2022 (YOG)

Paris 2024

Milan – Cortina 2026

IOC

IPC

IOC; IOC EB Meeting December 2019

Headlines IOC Executive Board Meeting, 3-5 December, Lausanne

 

Traditional and youth sports create perfect gender balance at Dakar 2022
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today approved the sports and event programme for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022, which will see five sports join the initial 28 on the programme and full gender equality in terms of not only the number of athletes, but also the male and female representation in each sport and event for the first time in Olympic history.

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Future Olympic hosts to gain prominence in athletes’ parades
On the first day of its three-day meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today decided to make changes to the marching order of athletes’ parades at Olympic Games opening ceremonies.

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IOC EB announces a USD 5 million budget for long-term storage of pre-Games testing samples
Following up on the IOC President’s announcement during the recent World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, the IOC Executive Board (EB) today approved a budget of up to USD 5 million, spread over 10 years, to be allocated in a comprehensive long-term storage programme managed by the International Testing Agency (ITA).

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Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walk venue approved
The IOC, World Athletics and Tokyo 2020 agree on revised event schedule and a legacy-focused 20km loop course for the first half of the marathon in Sapporo Odori Park.

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Tokyo 2020 in the spotlight at IOC Executive Board
The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were in the spotlight during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting today in Lausanne, with a number of important decisions being taken on the sports front.

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IOC Executive Board proposes three new Members for election to the IOC Session
The proposal to elect three new IOC Members was made today by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and will be submitted to the IOC Session, which will meet on 10 January 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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30 athletes to run for IOC Athletes’ Commission elections in Tokyo
The list of athletes vying to be elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission (AC) has been approved today by the IOC Executive Board. The elections will take place next year during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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IOC to study proposal from Korean Sport and Olympic Committee for 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024
After receiving a compelling proposition, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today accepted the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games to initiate a targeted dialogue with the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KOC) for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2024.

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IOC Executive Board concludes a three-day meeting in Lausanne
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today wrapped up its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. The proposal to put forward new IOC Members for election by the IOC Session and the future host of the Winter Youth Olympic Games were discussed, amongst other topics.

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IOC; Video: Learn about Olympic Agenda 2020 The New Norm (IOC Media on YouTube)

Learn about Olympic Agenda 2020 The New Norm

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Find out how the IOC is re-imagining, re-designing, re-thinking and re-shaping the organisation of the Olympic Games through Olympic Agenda 2020 and the New Norm.
 

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IOC; Video: Olympic Agenda 2020: The New Norm – It’s Working (IOC Media on YouTube)

Olympic Agenda 2020: The New Norm – It’s Working

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Understand how the 118 reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020’s The New Norm are changing the Games and benefiting people, cities and sport.
 

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