PARIS: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session on Friday unanimously approved Olympic Agenda 2020+5, a set of reforms, as the new strategic roadmap of the IOC and the Olympic movement through 2025.
The new roadmap, consisting of 15 recommendations, is...
TOKYO: Japan has decided to exclude overseas spectators from the Tokyo Olympics over fears an influx of visitors could bring an increase in coronavirus infections, local media reported Tuesday.
Kyodo News said the government had concluded it was "not possible"...
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday agreed with International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as planned next summer, possibly with spectators, despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, reported Kyodo...
TOKYO: Japan is considering simplifying the format of next year's Tokyo Olympics as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, government sources said Thursday.
The changes could include a reduction in the number of spectators and...
MOSCOW: 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, reported Sputnik news agency — based on IOC President Thomas Bach’s quotes in...
The Malaysian Paralympic Council (MPC) has welcome the announcement of new
dates for the Tokyo Paralympic Games from Aug 24 to Sept 5, 2021,
describing it as a wise decision that demonstrates the unity among people and
good spirit of sportsmanship.
secretary-general Datuk R....
KUALA LUMPUR: The
Tokyo Olympics will now be held from July 23 to Aug 8 next year, exactly a year
from the original dates planned earlier (July 24, 2020).
organisers, who confirmed this today, said the Paralympics will be
from Aug 24 to Sept 5, 2021.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make their final decision either
to proceed or postpone the hosting of 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in four weeks’
time, following the Covid-19 pandemic.
their website www.olympic.org, said they have started thorough discussions
with the Tokyo 2020...