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New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

(CNN)The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed. An agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee. The Summer Games had been scheduled to run from July

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Olympic Stadium officially opened

Olympic Stadium officially opened

With eight months until the return of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Tokyo, the Olympic Stadium’s completion was recognised on Sunday. In a ceremony attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and architect Kengo Kuma, media had the chance to walk through the venue which will undoubtedly become an icon of the Games.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic artwork

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic artwork

This year promises to be an exciting one for sport, with soccer's European Championships and golf's Ryder Cup on the horizon. But, arguably, the biggest sporting events of 2020 are the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The official posters -- created by internationally renowned artists and designers to leave "cultural and artistic legacies" --

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Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The third edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) took place at Olympic House in Lausanne on 28 October. During his opening speech, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This gathering today reflects the very nature of the IFSI, which is cooperation and partnership. We are a community which shares a common

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Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, last week for the 48 th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100 th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was welcomed by the NOC President, Andrzej Krasnicki. During the EOC General Assembly chaired by Janez

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“The Olympic Games is the one thing that talks to everyone”: Coca-Cola’s Ricardo Fort on the enduring appeal of an Olympic Partnership

“The Olympic Games is the one thing that talks to everyone”: Coca-Cola’s Ricardo Fort on the enduring appeal of an Olympic Partnership

Olympic News Coca-Cola has supported every Olympic Games since 1928, refreshing Olympic athletes, officials and spectators with its beverages and building public excitement ahead of each edition of the Games through its global marketing campaigns. As well as being a founding member of The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme, Coca-Cola has a long tradition of

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Holland Heineken House to expand for Tokyo 2020

Heineken and the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation (NOC*NSF) have revealed that the Holland Heineken House (HHH) for Tokyo 2020 will be located in Tokyo Bar. Heineken has organised the national house on behalf of the NOC*NSF at every Summer and Winter Olympics since the 1992 Games in Barcelona. For Tokyo 2020, HHH will join forces with TeamNL

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Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Doha, Qatar, for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) last week. On the opening day, the President addressed the General Assembly, which was presided over by Acting President of ANOC and IOC Executive Board member Robin Mitchell. In his speech ,

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Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach has been honoured with the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic, the Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during a ceremony that took place on 9 October at the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Speaking at the ceremony, Greek

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International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

Tokyo 2020 Cooler conditions for these endurance events are part of comprehensive measures to protect athletes, officials and spectators during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it is planning to move the Olympic marathon and race walking events to Sapporo, the host city of the Olympic Winter Games

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Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President The IOC Executive Board (EB) met on 2 and 3 October at the Olympic House in Lausanne. They discussed the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games, the selection of future Olympic Games hosts, the protection of the integrity of sport and the athletes, and several other institutional matters. Concerning the Olympic Games Tokyo

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Inter & AC Milan Want New Stadium Built By 2023

Inter & AC Milan Want New Stadium Built By 2023

September 27, 2019 12:30 Inter and AC Milan hope to have their proposed new stadium built by 2023 according to a report from Gazzetta dello Sport. The two Milanese clubs officially presented their plans to the public yesterday and now the ball is in the city council’s court as they have until October 10 to declare a public interest in the project, in line

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Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach was in New York (USA) for the 74 th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. He then flew to Doha (Qatar) for the joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council on the occasion of the World Athletics

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Intel and Alibaba Cloud Sign Strategic MoU Regarding Innovative Technologies in Preparation for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

Intel and Alibaba Cloud Sign Strategic MoU Regarding Innovative Technologies in Preparation for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

What’s New: At the Apsara Conference 2019, Intel and Alibaba Cloud signed a strategic memorandum of understand (MoU). They announced the organizations would work closely on technology solutions in a variety of areas, including 3D Athlete Tracking (3DAT) for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as well as 360 8K virtual reality (VR), 3D digital twinning and cloud

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Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, was in Beijing, where he attended the official unveiling ceremony for the mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The mascot is a cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said: “Everywhere you go, you can feel the excitement and the anticipation

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Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a delegation led by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who presented a project for a possible candidature for the Olympic Games 2032. The delegation included Members of Parliament Ted O'Brien and Milton Dick, Council of Mayors South East Queensland representative Mark Jamieson and

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Milan’s Porta Nuova urban success story

Milan’s Porta Nuova urban success story

Milan’s central Porta Nuova district is at the heart of the city’s urban development. A combination of good planning, international architecture and urban forestation has been key to its success – measured by the droves of locals, tourists and architecture fanatics alike who frequent the BAM public park, says Marco Sammicheli, Wallpaper* Milan editor At the

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2026 Winter Olympics: Ciao Italy

2026 Winter Olympics: Ciao Italy

Milan and Cortina won the bid on the 2026 Winter Olympic Games , bringing back memories of the Cortina Olympics held in 1956 and Turin Olympics in 2006. The effects on tourism and, more generally, on the country’s economy are already being announced for the games coming up in 2026 which will be held in the cities of Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo. The victory

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Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach took part in the final day of the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit. Fifty-three IOC Young Leaders – formerly known as IOC Young Change-Makers (YCMs) –, came together to put their creativity to the test as part of the first ever IOC “Createathon” for the forthcoming Winter Youth Olympic

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