Tag: International Olympic Committee


Paris 2024 organizers tighten purse strings

Paris 2024 venue update

A series of cost-cutting measures were announced recently by the organizers of Paris 2024 Olympics (France) which will bring down the Games’ bill by 400 million euros due to the severe impact of COVID-19 on the sports venue sector as well as on the sporting calendar. The most significant of the... » Read more


‘Tokyo Olympics will be held at all costs’

Tokyo 2021 update Sept 2020 and high costs

The Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), John Coates, has said that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead in 2021 irrespective of the fact whether COVID-19 continues with its monstrous form or die out. Speaking to mediapersons, Coates said that the IOC was committed to... » Read more


Qatar keen to stage 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar bids in 2032 Olympics

Qatar has evinced keen interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in what would be the first time a Middle Eastern nation organizes the world’s biggest sporting showpiece. The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced on Monday that it formally submitted its request to join the... » Read more


IOC wants ‘equitable solution’ over broadcast payment schedules

IOC broadcasting office

Timo Lumme, Managing Director of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Television and Marketing Services, said the IOC will find ways and means to look for an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games. The Tokyo... » Read more


Gangwon rubber-stamped to host Winter Youth Olympics

South Korea 2024 Youth Olympic Games

The hosting rights for the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games has been awarded to South Korea’s Gangwon Province. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently gave the rights to South Korea. In Gangwon Province’s county Pyeongchang where the 2018 Winter Olympic was held, several venues were... » Read more


China’s Chengdu city to host 2025 World Games

Chengdu World Games 2025

Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China’s Sichuan province, has won the bid to host the World Games 2025 at the 2019 International World Games Association (IWGA) Congress, the China Daily reported. The winning bid was announce in the Gold Coast, Australia. Chengdu Mayor Luo Qiang and... » Read more


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