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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 22, 2021
IOC says athletes who protest during Tokyo Games will be punished
Olympians who take a knee or lift a fist in support of racial equality during the Tokyo Olympics will be punished as the International Olympic Committee maintained its ban on protests inside stadiums, at ceremonies and on podiums on Wednesday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 22, 2021
IOC president says Tokyo's plan for another state of emergency won't affect Olympics
Bach said the decision is a proactive response appropriate for the Golden Week holiday period.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 12, 2021
Athletes in limbo as COVID-19 scuppers Tokyo Games qualifiers
Four months remain before the start of the rescheduled Olympics in Tokyo but the cancellation of qualifying events in various disciplines due to COVID-19 restrictions is once again disrupting the run-up to the games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 11, 2021
Thomas Bach reelected as IOC president
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach won an unopposed second term on Wednesday that will keep him in the post until 2025, following a vote on the first day of a virtual IOC session.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 28, 2021
IOC's Thomas Bach emphasizes safety over packed stadiums at Tokyo Games
He said that there is no hard deadline to decide whether fans will or will not be allowed to attend.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 23, 2021
Thomas Bach says entire Olympic movement united in determination to stage Tokyo Games
Bach conceded it would be a 'huge undertaking' to get the games underway.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 21, 2021
IOC's Dick Pound says fans not 'must-have' for Tokyo Olympics
As for another postponement, however, he said 'it's just not possible so it's either 2021, or nothing.'
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 16, 2021
Hopes for Tokyo’s Summer Olympics growing dim
Officials both in Tokyo and with the International Olympic Committee have begun to acknowledge that holding a safe games might not be possible.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 8, 2021
IOC's Dick Pound says Tokyo Games uncertain due to virus surge
The former Canadian swimming champion also told the BBC that athletes should be vaccinated as a priority ahead of the postponed Olympics and Paralympics.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 10, 2020
Japan pledges support for IOC's efforts to vaccinate Tokyo Olympic athletes
IOC President Thomas Bach indicated that the IOC was considering shouldering the cost of vaccinating athletes and officials for the games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 8, 2020
Athletes' time at Olympic Village to be restricted during Tokyo Games
The decision by the IOC, intended to limit the risk of coronavirus infections, will reduce the number of athletes participating in the event's opening and closing ceremonies.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 3, 2020
Tokyo Olympics to require COVID-19 testing of athletes every 120 hours
Organizers plan to require athletes competing at the postponed games next summer to undergo testing every four to five days, even if they do not show symptoms.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Nov 12, 2020
IOC President Thomas Bach to visit Tokyo to review Olympic preparations
Bach said in a news conference following an IOC board meeting that the possibility of canceling the summer games will not be on the agenda during his four-day stay.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Oct 9, 2020
IOC's Thomas Bach to visit Japan for November meeting with Suga
Bach is also expected to spend time with Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori as preparations for the postponed Summer Games continue.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 23, 2020
Return of sports should provide 'confidence' for Tokyo 2020, says IOC's Bach
Bach wrote sport is 'widely recognized as an essential factor in fighting the pandemic' and 'accepted as an integral part of the solution for the crisis recovery.'
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 19, 2020
Possibility of protests during Tokyo 2020 in spotlight amid rise of activism by athletes
The IOC faces a challenge to strike a balance between embracing activism in sports and preventing the games from turning into a stage for political demonstrations.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 21, 2020
IOC's Dick Pound against locals-only crowds for Tokyo Olympics
The senior Olympic official believes that preventing fans from attending the games from overseas would run counter to the event's cosmopolitan spirit.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 16, 2020
IOC doesn't want to stage Tokyo Olympics behind closed doors
IOC President Thomas Bach said holding the competition without fans is 'clearly something we don't want.'
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 14, 2020
Economist says IOC should pay half of costs for delayed Tokyo Games
A U.S. economist with a focus on the sports business says the International Olympic Committee should shoulder half of the additional cost of postponing the Tokyo Games due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 11, 2020
Tokyo 2020 organizers aim for a simpler, cheaper Summer Olympics
Organizers are looking to reduce costs associated with the one-year postponement of the games by scaling down the usually extravagant sporting event.

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