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IOC back in Tokyo as world prepares for next year’s Games

IOC back in Tokyo as world prepares for next year’s Games For the first time since February 2020, the IOC’s Coordination Commission Chair, John Coates, returned to Japan with IOC President Thomas Bach for the joint International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Project Review. The meetings, held between 16 and 18 November, … Continue reading

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IOC President Thomas Bach receives Seoul Peace Prize

News Release IOC President Thomas Bach receives Seoul Peace Prize IOC President Thomas Bach received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize on Monday. President Bach joined the ceremony virtually from Lausanne, with the award collected on his behalf by the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, His Excellency Ban Ki-moon. Presenting the award, Seoul Peace Prize … Continue reading

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Mikee Jaworski is now IOC Executive Board Member

IOC Session elects two Vice-Presidents, two Executive Board Members and five new Members The 136th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the first-ever Session to be held by videoconference, elected Mr John D. Coates and Mr Ser Miang Ng as Vice-Presidents, and Mrs Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski and Mr Gerardo Werthein as Members of the IOC Executive Board (EB). The Session also elected five … Continue reading

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With one year to go, Tokyo 2020 confirms all venues and competition schedule for the Games in 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced at today’s virtual IOC Session that all the venues intended for the Games in 2020 have been secured for next year, and confirmed the sports competition schedule. This marks a significant step for the organisers, with only one year to go until the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 open on … Continue reading