IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting December 2021 (update)

IOC Executive Board Meeting
7-9 December
Remote meeting

Day 1

Two IOC Ethics Commission members put forward for re-election
The IOC Executive Board (EB) today proposed to the IOC Session the re-election of two members of the IOC Ethics Commission for a new four-year term, in their capacity as IOC Members.

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IOC Athletes’ Commission opens second Vice-Chair position
The proposal of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission (AC) to create a second Vice-Chair position has been accepted today by the IOC Executive Board (EB).

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Beijing ready as Games preparations are finalised
During today’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee’s report highlighted its readiness and anticipation as it prepares to welcome the world for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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Day 2

Paris 2024 and LA28 reflect on significant progress as 2022 offers new opportunities
During this week’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, progress reports on the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 and LA28 showed significant progress as both organisations advance preparations for their respective editions.

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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 watched by more than 3 billion people
The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 reached a global broadcast audience of more than three billion people, according to independent research conducted on behalf of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Two changes of nationality confirmed by the IOC Executive Board ahead of Beijing 2022
The eligibility of two athletes for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was confirmed today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) following their requests for a change of nationality.

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Dates and venues confirmed for Gangwon 2024
The final venue master plan and the dates for the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024 have been approved by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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IOC strengthens its support to the sports community in Afghanistan via a dedicated humanitarian aid fund
As a next step in the comprehensive action it has been undertaking to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to deliver financial assistance directly to the Olympic community in the country.

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Day 3

IOC Executive Board proposes three new IOC members for election to the Session in Beijing
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will submit the following proposals on membership to the 139th IOC Session, which will be held in Beijing in February 2022. It follows the recommendations of the IOC Members Election Commission.

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LA28 Initial Sports Programme to be put forward to the IOC Session
The list of sports to be included in the Initial Sports Programme for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 has been discussed today by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the process that will be adopted for the review and finalisation of the Olympic disciplines.

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IOC EB maintains suspension of AIBA’s recognition; expresses serious concerns with regard to IWF
The situation of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was discussed today by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting November 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
12 November
Lausanne, Switzerland

 

One change of nationality approved for Beijing 2022
An application for a change of nationality was accepted today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) as it held a hybrid meeting from Lausanne, which concluded a series of commission meetings in the course of the week.

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As first snow falls, Beijing 2022 reports to IOC Executive Board
With the first snow of winter falling in Beijing’s competition zones, the Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 presented its latest progress update to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today.

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Five London 2012 events to have medals, diplomas reallocated
Events in athletics, canoeing and wrestling from the Olympic Games London 2012 will see medals, diplomas and medallist pins reallocated.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting October 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
16 October
Athens, Greece

 

IOC Executive Board visits Greece with eyes on Beijing 2022
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today met in Athens, Greece, ahead of the flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on Monday 18 October.

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Record number of athletes to run for IOC Athletes’ Commission election at Beijing 2022
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved a list of 17 athletes (a record number for the Olympic Winter Games) covering all five continents, who have proposed their candidatures for the IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) election that will take place at the upcoming Games in Beijing.

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Olympism 365: Strengthening the role of sport as an important enabler for the UN Sustainable Development Goals
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today endorsed the Olympism 365 strategy. It aims to strengthen the role of sport as an important enabler for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (UN) and to connect people with the Olympic values everywhere, every day.

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IOC EB approves Olympic Qualification System Principles for Paris 2024
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved today the Qualification System Principles (QSP) for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, outlining the rules for all the qualification systems that will now be established by the International Sports Federations (IFs) for these Games.

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IOC supports the calls for a wider consultation on FIFA’s World Cup plans and shares concerns
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) takes note of FIFA’s plans to change the football competition schedule and to hold the World Cup every two years.

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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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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting July 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
17 July
Tokyo

 

Vibes of the world to be brought to the venues of Tokyo 2020
In his press briefing after the latest meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB), IOC President Thomas Bach highlighted the successful implementation of the COVID-19 countermeasures outlined in the key stakeholder Playbooks.

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IOC EB approves athlete changes of nationality for Beijing 2022
During its meeting today in Tokyo, the IOC Executive Board approved the following nationality changes for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

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Protecting sport’s integrity at Tokyo 2020
Protecting the integrity of sport at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, taking place from 23 July to 8 August 2021, is a top priority for the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC Executive Board (EB) was updated today on the measures put in place for Games time – aimed at both preventing and dealing swiftly with competition manipulation.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting June 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8-10 June
Remote meeting

 

Day 1

29 refugee athletes to send a message of solidarity and hope to the world at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

IOC Executive Board approves medal reallocations from Olympic Games London 2012 and PyeongChang 2018

Two IOC Members announce resignations for personal reasons

IOC Executive Board proposes change to boost athlete representation

 

Day 2

Tokyo 2020 updates IOC EB with 44 days to go

IOC Executive Board proposes full recognition of six International Federations

 

Day 3

IOC Executive Board puts forward Brisbane 2032 for election by IOC Session

IOC Executive Board sets direction for sports and event programmes for future Olympic Games

IOC Executive Board to make proposal to the 138th Session on IOC membership

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting May 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
12 May
Remote meeting

Test events, Olympic Torch Relay and updated Playbooks mark important progress for Tokyo 2020
In today’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games highlighted recent test events, the Olympic Torch Relay and the publication of version two of the stakeholder Playbooks as key markers of the progress being made.

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IOC Executive Board approves two changes of nationality
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today met remotely and, among its discussions, approved changes of nationalities for two athletes.

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IOC paves the way for a more sustainable, gender-equal and inclusive Olympic Movement
Just a few months after the approval of its new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today discussed the practical implementation of a number of recommendations addressing topics whose urgency and importance have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, namely sustainability, legacy, gender equality and inclusion.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting April 2021

IOC Executive Board Meeting
22 April
Remote meeting

Tokyo continues to be best-prepared Olympic city
At today’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee underlined their readiness ahead of this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. They are now fully focused on delivering this summer’s Games, following the successful start of the Olympic Torch Relay on 25 March.

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IOC Athletes’ Commission’s recommendations on Rule 50 and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games fully endorsed by the IOC Executive Board
The Athletes’ Commission (AC) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today received the full support of the IOC Executive Board (EB) for a set of recommendations in regard to Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games. Rule 50 provides a framework to protect the neutrality of sport and the Olympic Games.

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IOC Executive Board supports Olympic motto proposal
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today met virtually and discussed, among other topics, a proposal made by IOC President Thomas Bach to add the word “together” after a hyphen to the Olympic motto “faster, higher, stronger”.

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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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