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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 10, 2020
IOC to maintain ban on protests during Olympics
The IOC has confirmed athletes will be prohibited from taking part in any protests or demonstrations in Olympic venues.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
May 29, 2020
IOC touts record-high female representation on commissions
The International Olympic Committee says women now account for almost half of the membership of its various commissions, an all-time high in the organization's drive for gender equality.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
May 21, 2020
IOC President Thomas Bach says Tokyo Games will have to be canceled if not held in 2021
IOC chief says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made it clear there is no 'Plan B' for 2020 Olympics.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
May 10, 2020
'No Plan B' if Tokyo Games can't start in 2021: John Coates
Despite concerns over the potential lack of a coronavirus vaccine, the IOC official insisted that the postponed Olympics will take place without further delays.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 16, 2020
Organizers meet to discuss new framework for 2020 Games
Local organizers and the IOC are moving ahead with their plans for the Tokyo Olympics
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 6, 2020
Olympic saga reveals Japanese sports world's lack of influence
The unprecedented decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for a year amid the spread of the coronavirus has highlighted the impotence of Japan's sports community.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 30, 2020
Australia denies collusion was behind decision to withdraw from Tokyo Games
The Australian Olympic Committee has said its decision to pull out of the 2020 Tokyo Games was unilateral and made without the knowledge of Canada or the International Olympic Committee.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 29, 2020
Disappointed Naomi Osaka voices support for postponement of Tokyo Olympics
Tennis star Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the games until next year.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 26, 2020
Athletes, sports bodies welcome Tokyo Games delay
Athletes and sports organizations around the world have largely welcomed the decision by the Japanese government and International Olympic Committee to postpone the Tokyo Games for around a year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
OLYMPICS
Jan 12, 2020
Sapporo mayor meets with IOC chief Thomas Bach about bid to host 2030 Winter Olympics
Sapporo Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto met with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Lausanne on Saturday to discuss the city's proposed bid to host the 2030 Winter Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 11, 2020
JOC chief Yasuhiro Yamashita becomes IOC member
Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita was elected a member of the International Olympic Committee at its general assembly on Friday.
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Dec 14, 2019
News outlets miss pivotal factor in decision to shift 2020 Olympic events
When the International Olympic Committee announced that the marathon and race walk competitions for next year's Olympics would be moved to Hokkaido due to fears that the summer heat in Tokyo might be too intense, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike had no choice but to accept the directive, although she made a point...
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 4, 2019
IOC agrees to hold Olympic marathon, race walk on final 4 days of Tokyo Games
The International Olympic Committee agreed Wednesday the 2020 Olympic marathon and race walk events, which have been relocated from Tokyo to Sapporo, will take place over the last four days of the July 24 to Aug. 9 games, according to the organizers.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 4, 2019
U.S., France, Japan to march last in 2020 Parade of Nations
The International Olympic Committee announced at an Executive Board meeting Tuesday that the United States, France and Japan will be the last three countries to march in the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Nov 14, 2019
IOC wants to keep men's marathon on final day of 2020 Games, John Coates says
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Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Nov 8, 2019
Details announced for final 2020 lotto
The second and final lottery for Japanese residents to buy tickets to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will commence on Nov. 13, the organizing committee announced Friday.
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Jul 31, 2019
Organizers reveal boxing schedule for 2020 Olympics
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday revealed the competition schedule for boxing, which recently gained approval to be included at the games after the sport's governing body was stripped of its role.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 4, 2018
Sapporo declares official interest in hosting 2026 Winter Games
Japan and six other countries are vying to host the games, with the IOC's selection due in 2019.
OLYMPICS
Feb 25, 2018
Russia barred from flying flag at closing ceremony
The International Olympic Committee dashed Russian athletes' hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 7, 2018
Pyeongchang Games ready to welcome world
The competition at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics gets underway on Thursday with events in alpine skiing, biathlon, luge, curling and ski jumping, ahead of the official opening of the Winter Games on Friday night.

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