Reports on the activities of the IOC administration
• Director General’s report
Reports on the activities of the Coordination Commissions and the OCOGs:
• Tokyo 2020 (Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mr Coates)
• Beijing 2022
• Paris 2024
• Milano Cortina 2026
• Los Angeles 2028
• YOG Dakar 2022
• Winter YOG Gangwon 2024
Reports on the activities of the IOC Commissions (Q&A with the IOC Members)
• World Anti-Doping Agency report
• International Testing Agency report
• International Council of Arbitration for Sport report
Amendments to the Olympic Charter
• IOC Members Election Commission report
• Election of new IOC Members
• Change of status
• Extension of terms of office
• Election of two Vice-Presidents and members of the IOC Executive Board
• Honorary members
IOC Executive Board 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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gangwon 2024: legacy of PyeongChang 2018 lives on in first Winter Youth Olympic Games awarded to Asia
The fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2024 will be held in Gangwon province in the cities of PyeongChang and Gangneung (Republic of Korea), home to the Olympic Winter Games 2018.
Unprecedented levels of excitement around the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
From 24 July to 9 August this year, Tokyo and Japan will be at the centre of the world’s attention as the next hosts of the Olympic Games. With 339 events in 33 sports, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will have plenty of sporting highlights this summer; but even before the Games have begun, there is already “an unprecedented level of excitement” for the Games, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair John Coates.
IOC Session elects three new Members
The 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today elected three new Members following the proposal made by the IOC Executive Board (EB) on 5 December.
IOC Session receives updates on anti-doping activities
The 135th IOC Session this afternoon received comprehensive updates on anti-doping activities from the International Testing Agency (ITA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
President Bach re-emphasises importance of solidarity model and political neutrality at IOC Session
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach’s opening speech today set the tone for the one-day IOC Session held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the sidelines of the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Ban Ki-moon delivers Ethics Commission report to the IOC Session
In his report to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland, during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, the Chair of the IOC Ethics Commission and former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, focused on three specific points.
IOC Session discusses Olympic Movement topics on the sidelines of Lausanne 2020
Just as the Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session today gathered for presentations and discussions on several topics.