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Monday, October 25, 2021



IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

September 17, 2021 5:06 pm

The IOC first announced a vaccine roll-out program with Chinese authorities for athletes and officials in March.

Nameless vests: Mary Kom says deliberate ploy to disturb; IOC rules explain what happened in Tokyo

July 30, 2021 5:42 pm

Mary Kom on Thursday and Lovlina Borgohain on Friday fought in uniforms which neither featured their names nor identified their countries at the back of their vests.

IOC to adapt refugee athletes program to counter criticism

July 27, 2021 7:01 pm

Several potential members of the Refugee Olympic Team forfeited their chance of competing at the Tokyo Games by leaving in recent years to stay in Europe and avoid returning to a training camp for runners in Kenya.

How missing highlights highlighted athlete activism at Olympics

July 23, 2021 4:45 pm

IOC’s U-turn one day after excluding images of athletes’ demonstrations from highlight packages.

Tokyo organizers roll out final editions of COVID rule books

June 15, 2021 12:00 pm

The IOC says more that 80% of those staying in the Olympic Village will be fully vaccinated, although it did not provide details how it reached that conclusion.

Tokyo Olympics: Even as IOC moves ahead, opposition gets stronger in Japan

May 27, 2021 1:51 pm

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has remained firm in its “absolute yes” stance, while recent surveys have revealed that a majority of Japanese citizens are calling for the Games to be cancelled or postponed.

IOC, ONGC, AAI do not employ sufficient local workforce: Govt

March 17, 2021 3:57 am

In response to a question asked by Congress MLA Shailesh Parmar, the state government said that it has attracted the attention of the erring firms towards the government’s notification dated March 31, 1995, in this regard.

IOC approves set of reforms for Olympics, host cities

March 13, 2021 9:25 am

The IOC has seen its key product -- the summer and winter editions of the Olympics -- lose some of its shine in recent years, failing to ignite enthusiasm among potential host cities, scared off by the size and cost of the world’s biggest multi-sports event.

IOC says it is fully committed to staging Tokyo Games

January 28, 2021 9:18 am

IOC president Thomas Bach said any speculation about the Tokyo Olympics, including talk of postponement or cancellation, was not helpful.

IOC begins talks with IOA to vaccinate athletes before Olympics

January 26, 2021 12:48 pm

Vaccinating those who will be a part of the Olympics is seen as one of the critical factors in delivering safe Games. Two scenarios are emerging at the moment.