Tag: Tokyo 2020

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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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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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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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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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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Tokyo 2020 Launches “Make the Beat!” – a project inviting fans worldwide to energise venues and encourage athletes

Tokyo 2020 Launches “Make the Beat!” – a project inviting fans worldwide to energise venues and encourage athletes

Tokyo 2020 The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee launched “Make the Beat!”, a project fusing sound, technology and social media, to allow fans from all over the world to take part in energising venues and encouraging their favourite teams and athletes. “Make the Beat!” will introduce fans to the official Tokyo 2020 beat, a melodic rhythm that

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Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, attended the 32 nd Congress of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) chaired by IOC Member Marisol Casado. President Bach congratulated the ITU for leading the way in embracing Olympic Agenda 2020, which he said is “not just for the IOC or the Olympic Games, but a roadmap for every sport and

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 30 Live Site Venues

Tokyo 2020 Unveils 30 Live Site Venues

A Tokyo 2020 Live Site photographed during the Rio Games 2016 The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have finalised its selection of 30 Live Site venues in nine prefectures across Japan, including a new venue in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka prefecture. The Live Sites are an integral part of Tokyo 2020's plan to bring the

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India House to be set up for athletes at Tokyo 2020 with Sports Minister confident of improved performance

India House to be set up for athletes at Tokyo 2020 with Sports Minister confident of improved performance

"India House" will be set up during next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo to cater to the needs of the country’s participating athletes, India Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said. Making the announcement at Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, Rijiju expressed his confidence that the nation will perform better at Tokyo 2020 than at

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Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

IOC News IOC activities President On 23 July, IOC President Thomas Bach embarked on a four-day world trip that took him to Gwangju (Republic of Korea), Tokyo (Japan) and Lima (Peru). The IOC President was in Gwangju for the World Aquatics Championships. Welcomed by Julio César Maglione, the President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and an IOC

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medal Design Unveiled

On Wednesday 24 July 2019, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled the Olympic medal design, medal ribbon and medal case at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games “1 Year to Go!” Ceremony. The design of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals reflects the concept that in order to achieve glory, athletes have to strive for victory on a daily

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Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach attended the opening ceremony and first finals of the World Fencing Championships in Budapest (Hungary), at the invitation of International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov. The IOC President presented medals to the best athletes in the individual women’s epée event, which saw

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