IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting March 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
3-4 March
Lausanne

IOC Executive Board opens second meeting of the year
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today met for the second time in 2020 on the first of two days of discussions at Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board approves Paris 2024 venue proposal
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today approved ’s proposal to have Place de la Concorde as the venue for an urban sports cluster and Tahiti as the venue for surfing. The venues were approved by the Paris 2024 Executive Board on 12 December 2019 before being proposed to the IOC.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC continues working on human rights and takes first steps on a strategy
HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Rachel Davis, Vice-President of Shift – a leading non-profit centre of expertise on business and human rights – formally presented their joint “Recommendations for an IOC Human Rights Strategy” to IOC President Thomas Bach in February.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Statement on Tamás Aján
It is with great respect that the IOC Executive Board today had to accept the resignation of Mr Tamás Aján from his status as an IOC honorary member.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board statement on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today expressed its full commitment to the success of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, taking place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.

Read more: Press release

 

Winter Youth Olympic Games achieve highest broadcast and digital results to date at Lausanne 2020
In the year that the (YOG) celebrate their 10-year anniversary, record digital coverage and engagement for a winter edition of the YOG were announced today during the IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne during the final analysis of Lausanne 2020, just over one month after the Games concluded.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC sends extremely strong message that gender balance is a reality at the Olympic Games
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today made two key decisions to draw even more attention to gender equality at the Olympic Summer Games, starting with Tokyo 2020.

Read more: Press release

 

Olympic Games to become “climate positive” from 2030
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed Great Green Wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

Read more: Press release

 

Mumbai to be proposed to host the IOC Session in 2023
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has decided that Mumbai, India, will be put forward to a vote of the IOC Members to host the IOC Session in 2023. The decision will be taken at the 136th IOC Session in Tokyo in July.

Read more: Press release

 

Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 organisers provide updates to IOC Executive Board
On the second day of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) meeting, the organising committees of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 reported on their progress.

Read more: Press release

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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).

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

 

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.

Read more: Press release

IOC; IOC EB Meeting June 2019

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Headlines IOC Executive Board Meeting, 19-20 June, Lausanne

 

IOC Executive Board approves qualification pathway for athletes in boxing on the road to Tokyo 2020
Following the recommendations made on 22 May 2019 by the IOC EB to keep the boxing tournament on the Tokyo 2020 sports programme while suspending the recognition of the International Boxing Federation (AIBA), the IOC EB added further proposals to ensure the delivery of the qualification events and the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020. They will immediately come into force if the IOC Session approves the IOC EB recommendations of 22 May 2019.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board meeting concludes ahead of landmark events
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today finished its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, looking forward to a series of historic events and exciting days of work and celebration in the city.

Read more: Press release

 

Organising Committees present progress to IOC Executive Board
During its second day of meetings, the IOC Executive Board (EB) listened to reports about the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Beijing and Paris.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC announces list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders aiming to be part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who are aiming to be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They are competing in eight sports. This announcement comes on World Refugee Day, which is celebrated every year on 20 June.

Read more: Press release

 

Video

Press Briefing with IOC Spokesperson Mark Adams (19 June)
Press Conference with IOC President Thomas Bach (20 June)

IOC; IOC EB Meeting May 2019

Lausanne| Switzerland | 22 May 2019 IOC President Thomas Bach holds the EXECUTIVE BOARD Meeting in Lausanne Photography by Greg Martin/IOC

 

Headlines IOC Executive Board Meeting, 22 May, Lausanne

 

IOC Executive Board meets to prepare for the Session in June
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) met today in Lausanne, Switzerland, to prepare for the IOC Session scheduled from 24 to 26 June, in the same city.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC EB recommends boxing keep its place on the Tokyo 2020 sports programme and suspension of recognition of AIBA
Boxing is set to maintain its place on the sports programme of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, but the recognition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) should be suspended. This recommendation was put forward today by the IOC Executive Board (EB) to the IOC Session from 24 to 26 June 2019 in Lausanne.

Read more: Press release

 

Future Olympic Games elections to be more flexible
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved major changes to the principles governing the future election of Games hosts.

Read more: Press release

 

IOC Executive Board proposes 10 new Members for election to the IOC Session
The proposal to elect 10 new IOC Members was submitted today by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the IOC Session that will meet in June in Lausanne. The vote is due to be held on 26 June 2019.

Read more: Press release

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

IOC Executive Board Meeting & IOC Session – Lima 11-16 September 2017

Links

Schedule of events
Paris 2024 Candidate City
Los Angeles 2028 Candidate City

 

Updates

15/09/2017 Press Releases

IOC-INTERPOL partnership helps tackle competition manipulation

Olympic Partners vital in the delivery of Olympic Agenda 2020

IOC elects eight new Members

IOC launches Olympic Refuge Foundation in its commitment to support refugees

IOC Session given update on anti-doping efforts

IOC elects Milan as host of the IOC Session in 2019

 
Videos

IOC Session – Day 3

 
Documents

14/09/2017 Press Releases

President of Peru H.E. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski addresses IOC Session

IOC elects former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to head its Ethics Commission

Olympic Agenda 2020 reaches half-time

Olympic Movement and athletes “All In” as IOC Athletes’ Commission launches ambitious Strategy

Games delivery in the spotlight

Keeping the Olympic Games unique

IOC names Worldwide TOP Partner Dow as Official Carbon Partner

 
Videos

IOC Session – Day 2 – Morning Session

IOC Session – Day 2 – Afternoon Session

IOC Athletes’ Commission Strategy

 
Documents

Olympic Agenda 2020: Half-time Status

IOC Athletes Commission Strategy

13/09/2017 Press Releases

IOC makes historic decision by simultaneously awarding Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

IOC reveals the future of the Youth Olympic Games

Olympic Games on track

 
Videos

IOC Session – Day 1 – Part 1 (Opening and Tokyo 2020 report)

IOC Session – Day 1 – Part 2 (Olympic Games 2024 and 2028)

IOC Session – Day 1 – Part 3 (Reports of the Organising Committees)

IOC Session – Day 1 – IOC / Paris 2024 / LA 2028 joint press conference

The future of the Youth Olympic Games

 
Documents

12/09/2017 Press Releases

IOC Session in Lima opened with energetic ceremony

 
Videos

Opening Ceremony IOC Session Lima

 
Documents

Opening Ceremony Speech IOC President Thomas Bach

11/09/2017 Press Releases

Declaration of the IOC Executive Board in Lima

IOC publishes Evaluation Commission 2028 Report – Commission confirms that Los Angeles meets all requirements to host the Olympic Games 2028

PyeongChang and Buenos Aires on track- Big Air confirmed in Beijing

IOC sets up USD 1 million emergency fund to help hurricane-affected Caribbean NOCs

 
Videos

Press Conference with IOC President Thomas Bach

 
Documents

Report of the Evaluation Commission 2028

IOC; IOC Executive Board Meeting July 2017: Updates and decisions

Updates and decisions by the IOC Executive Board:

 

Rio 2016

On Sunday the IOC Executive Board met with de president of the Rio 2016 organizing committee and released the following statement concerning the status of the dissolution process of the organizing committee of Rio2016 (and outstanding payments):

Given that more detailed information is required before Rio2016 financial accounts can be closed, the Executive Board deferred any further consideration at this stage. The Executive Board state that the IOC has closed all of its obligations with the organizing committee in December 2016. As confirmed by the organizing committee. The IOC contributed a record amount to the succesful staging of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. According to audited accounts we contributed $1.53 billion to their success. This is in addition to an exceptional effort to significant cost savings and additional financial undertakings by all the Olympic stakeholders which amounted to hundreds of millions of dollars to make these historic Games possible.

 

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IOC; Programme of the IOC Executive Board Meeting, 2024 Candidate City Briefing for IOC Members and IOC Extraordinary Session

The Lausanne Palace Hotel. Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

IOC Executive Board Meeting

Lausanne, 9 – 10 July 2017
The Lausanne Palace Hotel

Sunday 9 July 2017
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
2.30 – 6 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
6.30 p.m. Press briefing with the IOC Spokesperson, Mark Adams

Monday 10 July 2017
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
1.30 p.m. IOC President’s press conference

 

SwissTech Convention Center. Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

2024 Candidate City Briefing for IOC Members & IOC Extraordinary Session

Lausanne, 11 – 12 July 2017
The SwissTech

Tuesday 11 July 2017
9 – 10.15 a.m. Los Angeles 2024 Presentation and Q&A
10.45 a.m. Los Angeles 2024 Press Conference
10.30 – 11.45 a.m. Paris 2024 Presentation and Q&A
12 p.m. Paris 2024 Press Conference
1.30 – 6 p.m. IOC Extraordinary Session
6.30 p.m. TBC IOC President’s press conference

Wednesday 12 July 2017
11.30 a.m. 2024 Candidate City Briefing for IOC Members

 

All times are subject to change.

IOC; Information about tomorrow’s Executive Board meeting

IOC Headquarters in Lausanne. Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

The IOC Executive Board will meet tomorrow in Lausanne to discuss reports on the 2024/2028 Olympic Games and the 2026 Winter Olympics Candidature Procedure.

From The International Olympic Committee:

Meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne – Update

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet on 9 June in Lausanne.

The EB will receive and discuss two reports from the Working Group currently looking into the candidature procedure. The working group consists of the four IOC Vice-Presidents and has been tasked with exploring how to make the candidature procedure more proactive, more collaborative and less expensive in the future.

There will be two reports:
– A report on the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028.
– A second report on the reform of the candidature procedure that will be applicable to the Olympic Winter Games 2026.

The EB will also discuss and finalize the Tokyo 2020 event programme.

 

Programme IOC EB Meeting Friday 9 June 2017

08:50 Photo opportunity (IOC HQ Pully)
09:00 – 18:00 IOC Executive Board meeting (IOC HQ Pully)
16:30 Press briefing on Tokyo 2020 event programme with IOC Sports Director, Kit McConnell (Olympic Museum)
18:00 IOC President’s press conference, available via teleconference, Periscope and YouTube (Olympic Museum)

Local times, please note that times are subject to change.

 

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