Tag: IOC


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


Tokyo Olympics canceled as coronavirus overwhelms

several sports events logo

As novel coronavirus tightens its stranglehold globally, several sports events in 2020 have either been postponed or stands canceled the world over. One look at the sporting calendar and it is all about canceled events.   Tokyo Olympics The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021... » 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


Milan-Cortina’s 2026 Olympics to rely on existing facilities

2026 Winter Olympic Venues

Milan-Cortina, which has been selected to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Games, has revealed the events will aim for a low carbon footprint, with the majority of facilities used being existing, CLAD news reported. Milan-Cortina’s bid received 47 out of a total of 82 votes cast... » Read more


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