IOC; IOC EB Meeting March 2019

Lausanne | Switzerland, IOC Executive Board in Lausanne Palace, 2019


Summary IOC Executive Board Meeting, 26-28 March, Lausanne


Day 1

  • The IOC Executive Board has lifted the status of conditional inclusion of weightlifting on the programme of Paris 2024.
  •  The IOC EB recognised the resignation of IOC Member Tsunekazu Takeda from Japan.
  • An additional EB meeting on 22 May in Lausanne.

Read more: IOC press release


Day 2

  • The IOC EB accepts Paris 2024 proposal for four new sports (breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing). This proposal will now be put forward to the IOC session in June in Lausanne.
  • The IOC EB approved an increased revenue distribution from PyeongChang 2018 to NOCs and IFs.
  • Preparations for Tokyo 2020 are on time and on budget.
  • Sports programme for the Olympic Winter Games 2026; The IOC EB agreed on the proposal of the IOC’s Olympic Programme Commission to have no changes to the programme for Beijing 2022 and to put forward the same seven sports to the upcoming IOC Session.

Read more: IOC press release 1 and IOC press release 2


Day 3

  • The IOC EB was in favour of hosting the IOC Session in 2021 in Athens, Greece, and has asked the administration to prepare a feasibility study for the next Executive Board meeting.
  • The IOC EB decided to continue with the Olympism in Action Forum. It tasked the IOC administration with looking into the option of holding the Forum, starting in 2023, at the same time in Lausanne every four years, if possible in combination with another IOC event.

Read more: IOC press release