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; Press release: IOC Executive Board proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as the strategic roadmap to 2025

 

IOC Executive Board proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as the strategic roadmap to 2025
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has proposed a new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, to the upcoming IOC Session. It consists of 15 recommendations. The new roadmap follows Olympic Agenda 2020 and will guide the work of the IOC and the Olympic Movement for the next five years. Olympic Agenda 2020+5 will be submitted to the IOC Members for discussion and adoption at the 137th IOC Session in March this year. The title, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, has been chosen to reflect the fact that this new roadmap is the successor to Olympic Agenda 2020 and will guide the work of the IOC and the Olympic Movement until 2025.

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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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IOC; 137th Session – General info

Update 27 January 2021

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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Athens Olympic Stadium 2

 

Location
Athens, Greece

Date
IOC EB meeting: 7 to 9 March 2021
137th IOC Session: 10 to 12 March 2021

Schedule of events
Election of the IOC President
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IOC Session in Athens to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021 [IOC]
An Olympic homecoming: in 2021, IOC Session returns to Athens, where Olympic legacy stands tall [IOC]