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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting November 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
11 November
Remote meeting

IOC increases Olympic Solidarity fund by 16 per cent overall and by 25 per cent for direct athlete support programmes
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today agreed to increase the budget of Olympic Solidarity for the period 2021 to 2024 by 16 per cent. The budget for 2021-2024 will now total USD 590 million. With this decision, the IOC will further strengthen its support to athletes, National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and Continental Associations of NOCs.

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IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission discuss COVID-19 countermeasures for Tokyo 2020 during annual joint meeting
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) today held a virtual joint meeting to discuss various topics, including the athlete experience and COVID-19 countermeasures at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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Organisers make progress in developing Olympic Games fit for a post-corona world
Following a virtual meeting today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) acknowledged the continued progress being made towards all forthcoming Olympic Games, as local Organising Committees continue to develop Games fit for a post-corona world.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting October 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
7 October
Remote meeting

IOC Executive Board addresses situation of International Weightlifting Federation
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today received an update on the situation of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

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IOC Executive Board and Tokyo 2020 discuss USD 280 million in savings from measures developed to deliver Games fit for post-corona world
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today discussed the estimated USD 280 million (JPY 30 billion) in cost savings that will be achieved by initial simplification and optimisation measures developed to deliver Games fit for a post-corona world.

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IOC Session in Athens to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021
After the approval in July of the organisation of two IOC Sessions in 2021, the IOC Executive Board met virtually today and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from 10 to 12 March next year in Athens.

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IOC strengthens investigation into possible political interference in Belarus
During its virtual meeting today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) decided to strengthen its investigation into the compliance of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Republic of Belarus with the Olympic Charter.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting September 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
9 September
Remote meeting

Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 update IOC Executive Board as important period approaches
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today received updates from the Coordination Commission Chairs for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, respectively.

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IOC initiates International Safeguarding Officer in Sport Certificate
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and wellbeing, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the establishment of the “International Safeguarding Officer in Sport Certificate”. The course leading to certification is set to commence in September 2021. This is a first of its kind because there is currently no certificate or minimum standard of education or training for safeguarding officers in sport on an international level.

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IOC Executive Board approves two changes of nationality
During its meeting today, held remotely via videoconference from Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board (EB) accepted two applications for change of nationality.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting July 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
15 July
Remote meeting

Senegal and the IOC agree to postpone the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 to 2026
Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026.

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IOC has already provided around USD 100 million of financial support to Olympic Movement
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already supported the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) with around USD 100 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis.

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IOC Executive Board discusses future Games and anti-doping
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) this Wednesday approved the Event Programme Principles for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024. It also heard a report from the Disciplinary Commission (DC) that had followed up on the doping confession of weightlifter Rattikan Gulnoi.

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IOC announces adapted Tokyo 2020 qualification systems for each sport
Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April 2020, the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting June 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
10 June
Remote meeting

Tokyo 2020 presents positioning, principles for re-planning, and a roadmap to the Games in 2021 to IOC Executive Board
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today received updates on the planning and preparations for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. A key element of the presentation was Tokyo 2020 sharing the positioning, principles for re-planning, and a roadmap to the Games in 2021.

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IOC Executive Board proposes five new Members for election to the IOC Session
The nomination of five new Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – three women and two men – has been proposed today by the IOC Executive Board and will be submitted to the IOC Session, which will be held virtually on 17 July 2020.

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IOC Executive Board confirms timeline for Paris 2024 events
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) agreed during a virtual meeting today to maintain the previously set deadline of December 2020 to confirm the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, including consideration of the events in the four additional sports proposed by the Organising Committee. This decision is based on the recommendation of the Olympic Programme Commission (OPC) after receiving feedback from the athletes, International Sports Federations (IFs), National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and Paris 2024.

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Resolution of the IOC Executive Board with regard to racism and inclusion

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IOC Executive Board approves medal reallocations from past Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games
In today’s meeting, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board (EB) approved the reallocations of medals, diplomas and medallist pins from three editions of the Olympic Games and one Youth Olympic Games following decisions made by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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IOC Executive Board makes decisions with regard to International Weightlifting Federation
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today received an update on the situation of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following the recent release by Professor McLaren of the “Independent Investigator Report to the Oversight and Integrity Commission of the International Weightlifting Federation”.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting May 2020

IOC Executive Board Meeting
14 May
Remote meeting

IOC approves a financial envelope of up to USD 800 million to address the COVID-19 crisis
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) anticipates that it will have to bear costs of up to USD 800 million for its part of the responsibilities for the organisation of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, its own extended operations and the support for the wider Olympic Movement. This amount will be covered by the IOC itself, including any funding from the Olympic Foundation.

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Team spirit evident in delivery of Tokyo 2020 in 2021
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) received a report today on the progress being made by the IOC’s “Here We Go” Task Force to reorganise the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In particular, the report highlighted the team spirit and unity being shown by all of the stakeholders involved in the organisation of the Games to make them a success.

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Impact of the postponement of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on the schedule of IOC Athletes’ Commission election
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to launch a review of the schedule of the IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) election in light of the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, with a view to holding the election in 2021 during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Measures will also be considered in order to ensure the work of the IOC Athletes’ Commission can continue smoothly until the Games.

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IOC Executive Board agrees to virtual IOC Session in July
The 136th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session will be held virtually on 17 July and live-streamed for all of those who want to follow.

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