IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting September 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8 September
Remote meeting


NHL involvement fuels growing anticipation for Beijing 2022 Games
During today’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, a progress report from the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee highlighted the growing anticipation and preparedness for next year’s Games. This follows the recent confirmation that National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey players will participate in Beijing.

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IOC Executive Board suspends NOC of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to suspend the Olympic Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (PRK NOC) until the end of 2022, as a result of the NOC’s unilateral decision not to participate in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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IOC support for Olympic Community in Afghanistan is “strong show of solidarity”, says IOC President Bach
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has helped the Olympic community in Afghanistan after the humanitarian crisis broke recently.

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Tokyo 2020; Video: Time lapse transformation Aomi Urban Sports Park


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Tokyo 2020; Stand configurations Aomi Urban Sports Park

Tokyo 2020; Venues Paralympic Games

VenueZoneParalympic GamesCapacity
Olympic StadiumHeritage ZoneOpening and Closing Ceremonies, Athletics68000
Tokyo Metropolitan GymnasiumHeritage ZoneTable Tennis6500
Yoyogi National StadiumHeritage ZoneBadminton, Wheelchair Rugby10200
Nippon BudokanHeritage ZoneJudo11000
Tokyo International ForumHeritage ZonePowerlifting5000
Equestrian ParkHeritage ZoneEquestrian9300
Musashino Forest Sport PlazaHeritage ZoneWheelchair Basketball7200
Ariake ArenaTokyo Bay ZoneWheelchair Basketball15000
Ariake Gymnastics CentreTokyo Bay ZoneBoccia12000
Ariake Tennis ParkTokyo Bay ZoneWheelchair Tennis19400
Odaiba Marine ParkTokyo Bay ZoneTriathlon5500
Aomi Urban Sports ParkTokyo Bay ZoneFootball 5-a-side4300
Sea Forest WaterwayTokyo Bay ZoneCanoe, Rowing12800
Yumenoshima Park Archery FieldTokyo Bay ZoneArchery5600
Tokyo Aquatics CentreTokyo Bay ZoneSwimming15000
Makuhari Messe Hall ATokyo Bay ZoneSitting Volleyball10000
Makuhari Messe Hall BTokyo Bay ZoneTaekwondo, Wheelchair Fencing7000
Makuhari Messe Hall CTokyo Bay ZoneGoalball5500
Asaka Shooting Range-Shooting3200
Izu Velodrome-Cycling (track)3600
Fuji International Speed Way-Cycling (road)22000
Olympic / Paralympic VillageTokyo Bay Zone--
IBC/MPC Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)Tokyo Bay Zone--

Tokyo 2020; Cauldron


Tokyo, JAPAN – 24 JULY, 2021 : Cauldron at Yume no Ohashi | ©Tokyo 2020 / Uta MUKUO
Tokyo, JAPAN – 24 JULY, 2021 : Cauldron at Yume no Ohashi | ©Tokyo 2020 / Uta MUKUO
Tokyo, JAPAN – 24 JULY, 2021 : Cauldron at Yume no Ohashi | ©Tokyo 2020 / Uta MUKUO
Tokyo, JAPAN – 24 JULY, 2021 : Cauldron at Yume no Ohashi | ©Tokyo 2020 / Uta MUKUO



Tokyo 2020; Masterplan Paralympic Games

1. Olympic Stadium
2. Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
3. Yoyogi National Stadium
4. Nippon Budokan
5. Tokyo International Forum
7. Equestrian Park
8. Musashino Forest Sport Plaza
11. Ariake Arena
12. Ariake Gymnastics Centre
14. Ariake Tennis Park
15. Odaiba Marine Park
17. Aomi Urban Sports Park
20. Sea Forest Waterway
22. Yumenoshima Park Archery Field
23. Tokyo Aquatics Centre
25. Makuhari Messe Hall A/B/C
28. Asaka Shooting Range
31. Izu Velodrome
33. Fuji International Speed Way
42. Olympic / Paralympic Village
43. IBC/MPC Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)