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Postponement of Tokyo Games to 2021 to cost IOC millions of dollars - Committee President

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the global coronavirus pandemic will cost the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hundreds of millions of dollars, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with the German Welt Am Sonntag newspaper, published on Sunday.

COVID-19: ITTF suspends events until June 30

Beijing/Xinhua: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee has decided to suspend all planned ITTF events and activities involving international travel until June 30 as it discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the international table tennis event schedule.

IOC members support postponement of 2020 Tokyo Olympics amid COVID-19 pandemic

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have expressed support for the decision of IOC President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reschedule the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization said in a statement.

Fully committed to success of Tokyo Olympic Games 2020: IOC president amid Coronavirus outbreak

Geneva/Xinhua/UNI: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that IOC is fully committed to the success of the Tokyo Olympic Games, and encourage all athletes to continue preparing for the Games.

IOC suspends all talks with India over sporting events after Pak denied visas

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IBNS): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to suspend all talks with India regarding the hosting of global sporting events after the Asian country denied visas to Pakistani players in the wake of the Pulwama attack, media reports said.

IOC creates refugee team for upcoming Tokyo Games 2020

New York, Oct 10 (IBNS): The International Olympic Committe has said that there will be a refugee Olympic team at the Tokyo Games in 2020.

IOC bans Russia from Winter Olympics

London, Dec 6 (IBNS): The International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from competing in the Winter Olympics to held in Pyeongchang next year.  

IOC ,Intel announce worldwide top partnership through to 2024

Zurich, June 21 (IBNS): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) today announced a long-term technology partnership at an official signing ceremony in New York with IOC President Thomas Bach and Brian Krzanich, Intel’s Chief Executive Officer.

Angela to head IOC Athletes Commission

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IBNS): Angela Ruggiero is the current Vice-Chair of the Commission, which acts as the voice of the athletes within the IOC and the Olympic Movement, and is a former ice hockey player who has played more games for Team USA than any other man or woman.

Rio Olympics: IOC not to impose blanket ban on Russia

Lausanne, July 24 (IBNS): Giving relief, the The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided not to impose blanket ban on Russia from Rio Olympics following the doping scandal which hit the nation recently.

Nita Ambani nominated to IOC

Mumbai, June 3 (IBNS): Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation has been nominated as a candidate to be a new member, pending election, of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), headquartered at Lausanne, Switzerland on Friday.

Reanalysis reveals banned substances in 23 “A” samples from London 2012

Lausanne, May 27 (IBNS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday that reanalysis of the “A” samples from 23 athletes in five sports and from six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) who competed at the Olympic Games London 2012 has returned Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs).