OLYMPIC Archive

0

IOC welcomes Pfizer and BioNTech’s donation of vaccines to teams heading for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Lausanne, May 06, 2021: As part of the plans to ensure safe and secure Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE to donate doses of the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine to Games participants

0

Joint statement by the IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan

Lausanne, April 28, 2021: With 86 days left until the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and 118 days left until the opening of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020),

0

Milano Cortina 2026 presents significant progress at second IOC Coordination Commission meeting

Lausanne, April 19, 2021: The second International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission meeting with Milano Cortina 2026 held virtually today, 19 April 2021. Despite the ongoing difficulties related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Milano Cortina 2026 Organising Committee could show the significant progress that it has been able to make since the

0

Vaccination, a new pre-Olympic event

April 08, 2021: With less than 110 days before the opening of the Tokyo Games (D-106 this Thursday, April 8th), the issue of the vaccination of athletes no longer seems to be the subject of an ethical and moral debate. As the event approaches, pragmatism takes over. Logical. According to a source

0

Tokyo 2020 Course Designs skateboard

Lausanne, April 02, 2021: Skateboarding, skatepark design and what actually defines a good skatepark were brand new notions to the Olympic environment and community as a whole. There has never been a Field of Play quite like this. The layout of the street and park features drives by the Olympic competition format

0

IOC congratulates Tokyo 2020 as Olympic Torch Relay gets underway in Japan

Lausanne, March 25, 2021: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has congratulated the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, today, in Fukushima, Japan. The Grand Start of the Olympic Torch Relay marks the start of the Olympic flame’s journey across all of Japan’s 47 prefectures,

0

IOC and IPC respect and accept Japanese decision on overseas spectators

Lausanne, March 20, 2021: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today informed by the Japanese parties in the five-parties meeting about their conclusion regarding overseas spectators at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer. For the reason of the safety of every Games participant and

0

Thomas Bach re-elected as IOC President for second term

Lausanne, March 10, 2021: Olympic champion Thomas Bach has re-elected for an additional four-year term as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). At the 137th IOC Session held virtually today, the 67-year-old German received 93 yes and 1 no votes from the 94 valid votes. Thomas Bach, who won gold in

0

Agreement signed between the Olympic Refuge Foundation and France

Lausanne, February 18, 2021: The Chair of the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), Thomas Bach, and Roxana Maracineanu, the French Minister for Sport, signed an agreement in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday 15 February 2021 confirming France’s financial support for the work of the ORF. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has supported refugees through

0

At the Tokyo Games, women eye power

Tokyo, February 15, 2021: Time is running out. With 158 days before the alleged opening of the Tokyo Games (July 23rd to August 8th), the organising committee has yet to decide whether the next Olympic event will take place in the presence of an audience. Since the end of last week, they