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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…

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…

With 65 days left, we are now delivery-focused for Tokyo Olympics: IOC Chief

With 65 days left, we are now delivery-focused for Tokyo Olympics: IOC Chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has hinted that the  upcoming Tokyo Olympics is now at the ‘operational delivery mode’ as he said that athletes globally are “looking forward to a safe and secure…

Tokyo Olympics to be held even in Covid state of emergency: IOC Vice President

Tokyo Olympics to be held even in Covid state of emergency: IOC Vice President

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president, who is in charge of the postponed Tokyo Olympics, has said that the showpiece event will be held as per schedule even if the host city and other…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will arrive in Japan on July 12, 11 days before the much awaited Tokyo Olympic Games finally kick-off. “The next steps on the organisational front after this Coordination…