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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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; 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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