IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting September 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
8-9 September
Lausanne

Day 1

Qualification System Principles for Gangwon 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 discussed by IOC Executive Board on first day of meeting
The Qualification System Principles (QSP) for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 and the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 were on the agenda today on the first of the two-day International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting at Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland, which some EB members joined remotely.

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IOC suspends NOC of Guatemala with effect as from 15 October; issues a final warning to NOC of India
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to suspend the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Guatemala with effect as from 15 October, if certain criteria are not met before that date. The EB also issued a final warning to the NOC of India. As a consequence, it decided to postpone the IOC Session due to take place in Mumbai in May 2023 until September or October 2023.

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New boxing qualification system approved for Paris 2024
A new boxing qualification system for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 was approved by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today after a full update on the situation of boxing, including governance issues within the International Boxing Association (IBA).

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Venue changes for Paris 2024 approved by IOC Executive Board
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has approved the proposal to move the Olympic Games Paris 2024 venues for shooting; the boxing preliminaries and fencing ranking round of modern pentathlon; as well as the Olympic Games Main Press Centre.

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Day 2

IOC President pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the IOC Executive Board meeting this morning.

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IOC approves Strategic Framework on Human Rights
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Strategic Framework on Human Rights was approved today by the IOC Executive Board (EB). The Framework will fundamentally shape the working practices of the IOC, the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement, ensuring that human rights are respected within their respective remits.

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Olympic Movement steps up climate action, announces network of Olympic Forests
The Olympic Movement is increasing its commitment to fight climate change and preserve the natural environment by creating the Olympic Forest Network – an initiative driven by National Olympic Committees.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting June 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
24 June
Remote meeting

Milano Cortina 2026 set to become the most gender-balanced Olympic Winter Games in history
The sports and event programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 will include a record number of women’s events and be the most gender-balanced Olympic Winter Games edition to date, with 47 per cent female participation. The programme has been approved by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) based on the recommendations of the Olympic Programme Commission (OPC), which assessed the proposals from the International Federations (IFs).

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Paris 2024 prepares for important milestones as Milano Cortina 2026 strengthens athlete and stakeholder engagement
Updates from the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 Organising Committees were presented to the International Olympic Committee Executive Board (IOC EB) today, outlining an important period for both hosts as Games preparations advance.

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IOC EB: IBA not in position to run qualifying events and boxing competitions for Paris 2024
In the interest of the athletes and the boxing community, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided that the boxing qualifying events and competitions at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will not be run under the authority of the International Boxing Association (IBA).

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IOC;139th Session (Final day May 2022) – Schedule of Events

Hybrid: Lausanne + Remote meeting

 

Friday 20 May

  • 12 p.m. – 14:30 p.m.
    • Opening – Memorial Ceremony
    • Report by the IOC President
    • Governance
    • Ethics
      • IOC Ethics Commission Election
    • Finance
      • Annual Report 2021 presentation
    • Olympic Agenda 2020+5
    • XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
      • Interim report by the Chair of the Coordination Commission
    • Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024
      • Report by the Organising Committee
      • Report by the Chair of the Coordination Commission
    • XXV Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026
      • Report by the Organising Committee
      • Report by the Chair of the Coordination Commission
    • Members
      • Election of Honorary Members
    • Miscellaneous
      • Speech by the Doyen

 

More info

 

Source: The International Olympic Committee. All times are local and subject to change.

IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting May 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
19 May
Hybrid: Lausanne + Remote meeting

Events from Sochi 2014 and Tokyo 2020 to have medals and diplomas reallocated
Events in biathlon and athletics from the Olympic Games Sochi 2014 and Tokyo 2020 respectively will see medals, diplomas and medallist pins reallocated, in full accordance with the Olympic medal reallocation process.

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IOC finalises LA28 Olympic sports programme evaluation criteria
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has approved the sports programme evaluation criteria that will be used to review each sport’s disciplines and potential new sports for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 (LA28).

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting April 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
1 April
Remote meeting

International Olympic Committee launches new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching a new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024. This is an Olympic Agenda 2020+5 project, which was presented today to the IOC Executive Board. The new IOC-led Olympic qualifier series will include four sports – BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, and sport climbing.

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IOC EB approves Paris 2024 qualification criteria and session schedule, and LA28 discipline review
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided today on the qualification criteria and competition session schedule, and the pending weight classes and competition formats for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. It also discussed the principles to set the discipline framework for the Olympic Games LA28 sports programme.

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Over USD 2 million already allocated to Solidarity Fund for the Ukrainian Olympic Community
The International Olympic Committee Executive (IOC) Board (EB) members today received an update on the progress of the task force for the allocation and distribution of the Solidarity Fund it established for Ukrainian Olympic Community and sports movement.

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IOC; Headlines IOC EB Meeting February 2022

IOC Executive Board Meeting
2 February
Beijing

IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission discuss Beijing 2022 final preparations
During their regular joint meeting, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) discussed a number of items including:

-the final preparations for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
-athletes’ experience and engagement
-protecting clean athletes and the fight against doping
-a new initiative to organise a Town Hall event later on this year to further engage with the athlete community

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Change of nationality in figure skating confirmed for Beijing 2022
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved one change of nationality as it met in Beijing two days before the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games.

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IOC; IOC Executive Board Meeting & 139th Session – Schedule of Events

Tuesday 1 February

  • 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Joint meeting IOC Executive Board and IOC Athletes’ Commission
  • 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Meeting of the IOC Executive Board with the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations

 

Wednesday 2 February

  • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
  • 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting

 

Thursday 3 February

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 139th IOC Session

 

Friday 4 February 2022

  • 8 p.m. Opening Ceremony of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games

 

Saturday 19 February

  • 2 – 6 p.m. 139th IOC Session

 

Sunday 20 February 2022

  • 8 p.m. Closing Ceremony of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games

 

More info

 

Source: The International Olympic Committee. All times are local and subject to change.

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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