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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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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