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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC releases Revised Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification Principles

    As part of the work of the “Here We Go” Task Force currently addressing the list of questions raised by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force has approved a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System Principles. 
    07 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    Athletes at the forefront of the COVID-19 response

    On the occasion of World Health Day 2020, people around the world are celebrating nurses and all the health workers who are the daily heroes in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Many athletes are also among those leading the response to the virus, helping and comforting people in need of medical treatment and assistance.
    07 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Development through sport

    IOC President joins Olympic athletes and fans in call to stay active

    On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the IOC President, Thomas Bach, is encouraging everyone to #BeActive, #StayHealthy, #StayActive and #StayStrong at a time when the world is facing an unprecedented health crisis, and when people are being asked to stay at home to contain the spread of COVID-19.
    06 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Development through sport
  • News | Development through sport

    Farid Walizadeh: “With every darkness there’s a light.”

    On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Farid Walizadeh, who is hoping to compete on the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at the rescheduled Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, reveals how we can be resilient in the face of uncertainty, and find hope when everything seems lost.
    06 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020, Development through sport
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020, Here We Go: new dates, same commitment

    During a media teleconference this Thursday, four International Olympic Committee (IOC) directors addressed questions about the complex challenges resulting from the historic decision to postpone the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to the summer of 2021.
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Frequently Asked Questions about Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    This Q&A has been designed to provide current answers to questions related to the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. It will continue to be updated in order to take into account the changing nature of the situation.
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Development through sport

    Young Colombian Sánchez Díaz using hockey to promote peace and inclusion

    Despite the numerous challenges created by the current COVID-19 situation, and ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, we take a moment to reflect on what sport can bring for social cohesion and community building, both of which the world will need even more once it has recovered from this unprecedented health crisis.  
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Development through sport
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic great Ian Thorpe offers message of hope and positivity

    It is simple as far as five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe is concerned: we must “remain positive, connect and communicate”. And with both the Australian’s sporting career and subsequent life emphasising triumph over adversity, he knows what he is talking about.
    02 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Australia
  • News | Development through sport

    IOC Young Leader changing the world through education and basketball

    Despite the numerous challenges created by the current COVID-19 situation, and ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, we take a moment to reflect on what sport can bring for social cohesion and community building, both of which the world will need even more once it has recovered from this unprecedented health crisis.  
    02 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Development through sport
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