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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

OLYMPICS
Feb 6, 2018
Sapporo among eight cities starting 2026 bid talks with IOC
Three cities in the United States and Graz, Austria, are considering joining Sapporo and three others in the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Feb 4, 2018
Thomas Bach warns boxing could be knocked out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Boxing could be excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the sport's worldwide governing body does not resolve problems ranging from governance to anti-doping issues, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Sunday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 27, 2018
Groups promote Olympic legacy
"Legacy" or "legacies" has been a key world in the recent history of the Olympic Games.
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Nov 7, 2017
World Karate Federation presents plan for three weight classes in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The World Karate Federation has presented the International Olympic Committee with a proposal for three weight classes each for men and women in the sport's kumite competition at the 2020 Tokyo Games, an official of the world governing body for karate said Tuesday.
OLYMPICS
Oct 6, 2017
Tokyo 2020 organizers, IOC affirm commitment to small baseball tournament
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee have affirmed their intention to hold the baseball competition's first round in two groups of three teams each, Toshiro Muto, CEO of the organizing committee, said Thursday.
OLYMPICS
Sep 16, 2017
Takeda gets formal OK to stay with IOC
The International Olympic Committee approved Tsunekazu Takeda remaining as an IOC member until the end of the 2020 Tokyo Games, it was announced at the IOC Session on Friday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 12, 2017
IOC set to postpone Takeda's retirement
The International Olympic Committee is moving to postpone the retirement of member Tsunekazu Takeda until after the 2020 Tokyo Games, sources told Kyodo News on Monday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 10, 2017
IOC boosts female participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee on Friday approved the Tokyo 2020 Olympic event program in a move that will increase female participation while reducing the total number of competitors.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 3, 2017
Ex-JFA chief, IOC member Okano dies at 85
Shunichiro Okano, former president of the Japan Football Association and member of the International Olympic Committee, died Thursday of lung cancer at a Tokyo hospital, sources close to the situation said Friday. He was 85.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 22, 2016
Rio passes Olympic flag to Tokyo, 'Super Abe' during closing ceremony
Tokyo took center stage as Rio de Janeiro handed over the Olympic flag to the 2020 host city at a rain-lashed but joyous closing ceremony for the Rio Games on Sunday.
OLYMPICS
Aug 16, 2016
IOC punishes Egyptian who refusesd to shake Israeli's hand
An Egyptian athlete who refused to shake his Israeli opponent's hand after their judo bout has been reprimanded and sent home from the Rio Olympics, officials said Monday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 6, 2016
Rio Olympics open with ceremony focused on environment
Rio de Janeiro opened South America's first-ever Olympic Games on Friday with a pared-down ceremony that put the environment to the forefront and celebrated Brazil's rich and diverse culture.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 5, 2016
Ready or not, the Rio Games set to begin
All eyes will turn to Rio de Janeiro on Friday when it opens South America's first Olympic Games against a backdrop of political and economic crises off the sporting field and doping scandals on it.
OLYMPICS
Jul 22, 2016
IOC announces 45 failed doping retests from Beijing, London
Forty-five athletes have failed doping tests after their samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Games were reanalyzed, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 11, 2016
NPB owners willing to suspend season during 2020 Olympics
Nippon Professional Baseball's owners have signed off on a policy of interrupting the 2020 season while the Tokyo Olympics are taking place.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 2, 2016
Olympic chiefs back five sports for Tokyo 2020
Five sports, including baseball, skateboarding and surfing, are set to feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after the IOC on Wednesday recommended them to attract a younger audience and boost local support for the games.
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2016
IOC praises Tokyo as 'most prepared city' during latest visit
International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates on Friday praised Tokyo as "the most prepared city we've ever seen," more than four years ahead of the 2020 Games. But Coates also scotched suggestions that the new National Stadium could be completed in time to host games at the 2019 Rugby World...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 15, 2015
IOC brass gives thumbs up to Tokyo's 2020 efforts
Olympic chiefs have given Tokyo 2020 organizers a vote of confidence, despite a series of missteps that have mired the upcoming games in controversy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 5, 2013
Experts uncertain about Tokyo bid
As the weekend vote looms by the International Olympic Committee to decide the city that will host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, experts in Japan say the three candidates are neck and neck amid lingering worries about the radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 31, 2013
Events held to promote '20 Games
A swimming and running race and a walking event to view venues related to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics were held Saturday to promote Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Summer Games ahead of the crucial vote Sept. 7 in Buenos Aires.

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