QOC President participates in IOC informal meeting

QOC President participates in IOC informal meeting

HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani participated in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) informal meeting which was held via video conference on Friday.

IOC's Bach 'very confident' Tokyo Olympics will have fans

IOC's Bach 'very confident' Tokyo Olympics will have fans

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said Monday he is now ‘very, very confident’ that spectators will be able to attend next year's Tokyo Olympics, as he kicked off a visit aimed at boosting momentum for the pandemic-postponed Games.

Canada withdraws from 2020 Games as Japan, IOC consider postponement

Canada withdraws from 2020 Games as Japan, IOC consider postponement

Canada became the first country to boycott the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare for an Olympics next year as Japan and the IOC flagged the prospect of a postponement ...

German athletics chief calls on IOC to postpone Tokyo Olympics

German athletics chief calls on IOC to postpone Tokyo Olympics

German athletics chief Juergen Kessing wants the Tokyo Olympics postponed, just as other sports have done lately in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo says Games deal allows postponement within 2020 as IOC stalls

Tokyo says Games deal allows postponement within 2020 as IOC stalls

Japan's Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the contract allows for the Tokyo Games to be postponed within 2020 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Airbnb teams up with the IOC to provide Games accommodation

Airbnb teams up with the IOC to provide Games accommodation

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games with a nine year deal to help provide accommodation for the world's biggest sporting event ...

Amir re-elected as member of IOC

Amir re-elected as member of IOC

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has been re-elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during its session in Buenos Aires ...

Qatar Airways' IOC helps airline clock OTP of 90.6%

Qatar Airways' IOC helps airline clock OTP of 90.6%

Qatar Airways Group has achieved an on-time-performance (OTP) of 90.6% over many months with assistance from its Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) ...

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

President Widodo said the Asian Games, hosted in Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, have proved Indonesia has the ability to host the Olympics.

Kim says N Korea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics: IOC chief

Kim says N Korea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics: IOC chief

Kim Jong Un is committed to sending North Korean teams to the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday after a rare meeting with the leader of the nuclear-armed regime in Pyongyang.

Sheikha Moza calls for educating refugee children

Sheikha Moza calls for educating refugee children

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser participated on Wednesday in a high-level panel discussion organised by the foundation in co-operation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

IOC debates Russia's Olympic fate as clock ticks

IOC debates Russia's Olympic fate as clock ticks

Russia's fate hung in the balance as the International Olympic Committee met Saturday to decide whether to lift its ban for mass doping before the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony.