IOC says it is fully committed to staging Tokyo Games
January 28, 2021
BERLIN (Reuters) - IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday the International Olympic Committee was fully committed to the successful organisation of the Tokyo Summer Olympics this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 23, 2021
Everybody determined' to get Tokyo Games going - Bach
LAUSANNE (Reuters) – The entire Olympic movement is united in its determination to ensure the Tokyo Games happen in July and August, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said in a video message to mark the six-month countdown to the opening ceremony.
January 18, 2021
IOC expects only 6,000 athletes at Olympic opening ceremony: Yomiuri
TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expects only 6,000 athletes to participate in the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Summer Games, more than half of initial estimates, as organizers implement measures to guard against coronavirus infections.
July 17, 2020
IOC's Bach ready to run for second term as president
GENEVA (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Friday he was ready to run for a second term at next year’s election. The 66-year-old German was first
May 14, 2020
IOC says expects costs of up to $800 million for delayed Tokyo Games
BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee expects to bear costs of up to $800 million (656.87 million pounds) for its part in the organisation of the postponed Tokyo 2020
April 21, 2020
No clarity yet on how cost of postponing Olympics will be shared with Japan: IOC
TOKYO (Reuters) - The financial impact of postponing the Summer Games by a year is still being worked out, the International Olympic Committee said, noting that Japan and the IOC
March 31, 2020
2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the