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IOC committed to Tokyo Olympics, say 'no need for drastic decisions'

March 17, 2020 10:06 pm

The IOC said in a statement that changes would need to be made to the qualifiers due to the impact of coronavirus but it plans to go ahead with the July 24-Aug 9 Olympics.

Check fuel prices in your city: Petrol prices at over 8-month low

March 11, 2020 2:33 pm

The price of petrol in the national capital was at Rs 70.29 per litre, unchanged from Tuesday, according to the data by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

IOC, GAIL to pay Adani 5 per cent more charge than their own LNG terminal: Dharmendra Pradhan

November 18, 2019 7:31 pm

IOC, which recently commissioned a 5 million tonne liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu, as well as gas utility GAIL have "both technical and financial capability to develop their own LNG terminal," Pradhan told the Lok Sabha.

Tokyo governor gives reluctant consent to marathon venue move

November 01, 2019 11:13 am

IOC stunned many Games organizers last month by announcing that the marathon, one of the most prestigious events at any Olympics, would be moved to the northern Japanese city of Sapporo to avoid the worst of Tokyo's summer heat.

IOC names Mary Kom in boxing's athlete ambassadors group for Tokyo 2020

October 31, 2019 11:30 am

Mary Kom will represent the Asian bloc in the group, which also comprises the likes of Ukrainian legend Vasyl Lamachenko, a two-time Olympic and world gold medallist.

Tokyo Olympics: How about a marathon at 3 a.m. or 5 a.m.?

October 25, 2019 1:59 pm

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering suggesting IOC of moving the marathon to cooler weather 800 kilometers (500 miles) further north in Sapporo.

International Olympics Committee approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games

June 26, 2019 4:37 pm

The IOC voted unanimously to implement a recommendation of its executive board to oust troubled AIBA from the Tokyo 2020 Games over issues surrounding its finances and governance and suspend the body until the issues are resolved.

Rerouting road to Tokyo: IOC changes qualification processs

June 24, 2019 10:10 am

This year's World Championship will not be considered a qualifier nor will there be any slots available through World Series of Boxing or AIBA Open Boxing.

IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms

June 23, 2019 8:43 pm

Built at a cost of about 130 million euros, the modern glass and steel structure of the The Olympic House at Laussane, Switzerland has a solar-panelled roof.

IOC lifts restrictions imposed on India with regards to hosting international events

June 20, 2019 9:02 pm

The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February this year.