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India willing to host 2036, 2040 Olympics: IOC Chief

India willing to host 2036, 2040 Olympics: IOC Chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said that India are among a host of countries, who are willing to stage the Olympic Games in 2036, 2040 and further. The IOC had recently announced…

Guinea reverse its decision to pull out of Tokyo Olympics

Guinea reverse its decision to pull out of Tokyo Olympics

After a discussion with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Guinea has decided to reverse its decision to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics. The small african nation will now send its five-member contingent to the…

Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics, announces IOC

Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics, announces IOC

The Australian city of Brisbane will host the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday. Australia has already hosted the Olympics twice – in Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.…

Covid not a threat to Olympics participants, people of Japan: IOC Chief

Covid not a threat to Olympics participants, people of Japan: IOC Chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said that the upcoming Olympics are not a threat to the people of Japan even as a member in the Games village tested for Covid-19. “From July…

Athletes, presenters & volunteers to wear masks during medal ceremonies: IOC

Athletes, presenters & volunteers to wear masks during medal ceremonies: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that athletes, presenters and volunteers will have to wear masks on the podium during Tokyo Olympics medal ceremonies and will not pose for group photographs. The announcement is…

IOC chief arrives in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

IOC chief arrives in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

IOC chief Thomas Bach arrived in Tokyo on Thursday and largely avoided cameras at Haneda airport. He went stright to the International Olympic Committee’s games headquarters in Tokyo, a five-star hotel located in the center…

Japan to declare COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo before Olympics

Japan to declare COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo before Olympics

A state of emergency for Tokyo will be declared by the Japan government, which will run till August 22 to contain a new wave of coronavirus infections, a key minister said on Thursday. Meanwhile, the…

IOC chief Bach to arrive Tokyo on July 8

IOC chief Bach to arrive Tokyo on July 8

Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chief, will arrive in Japan on July 8, just two weeks ahead of the Tokyo Olymoics’ opening ceremony. The IOC announced on its official website that Bach will…

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced the names of 29 refugee athletes, who will participate at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics under the Olympic flag. During the opening ceremony on July 23, these refugee…

Tokyo Games has lost its meaning, feels Japan Olympic Committee member Yamaguchi

Tokyo Games has lost its meaning, feels Japan Olympic Committee member Yamaguchi

Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) member Kaori Yamaguchi has said that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has “lost meaning” but meanwhile also accepted that now it’s too late to cancel or postpone the showpiece event. Significantly, there…