Tag: International Olympic Committee


No overseas onlookers for Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics without foreign fans

The Five Parties (the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), the Organising Committee Tokyo 2020 and the Government of Japan) met in the hybrid mode on March 20th, 2021 and arrived at a decision not to allow... » Read more


India toss hat into Olympic 2048 ‘ring’

Delhi wants to host Olympics 2048

After two recent futile bids, India has tossed its hat into the ring again to host one of the most spectacular sporting events on the planet – the Olympics. On this occasion, it’s a good 27 years before the proposed edition and at least 14 years before the process to select the hosts gets... » Read more


Brisbane likely to win Olympic 2032 host race

Brisbane front runner for 2032 Olympics

The Australian City of Brisbane is the “preferred host” for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced recently in a move which officials said was designed to bring “stability” to the Games after the delay of the Tokyo 2020 edition. ‘CNN’ reports... » Read more


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


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