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Tokyo organisers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics

Tokyo organisers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics

Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

QOC chief expresses solidarity with IOC

QOC chief expresses solidarity with IOC

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) president HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani expressed Friday solidarity with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Olympics-Postponement is about saving lives, says IOC chief Bach

Olympics-Postponement is about saving lives, says IOC chief Bach

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not discuss the cost of postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021

Sheikha Moza meets IOC president

Sheikha Moza meets IOC president

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser met Wednesday with the President of the International Olympic Committee

Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated in the meetings of the General Assembly of the 134th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday.

International Olympic Committee lifts doping ban on Russia

International Olympic Committee lifts doping ban on Russia

The International Olympic Committee has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said on Wednesday.

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Unlike the Games' opening, the North and South Korean athletes marched separately and waving their national flags, although some North Koreans held the blue-and-white Korean Unification emblem.

Doping: Russians excluded from Olympics over 'serious' suspicions

Doping: Russians excluded from Olympics over 'serious' suspicions

All Russian athletes left off the eligibility list for next month's Winter Games had "serious indications" of doping in their history, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

IOC extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

IOC extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

The International Olympic Committee has "extended the deadline" for North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics, it announced on Monday.

IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

Sochi luge silver medallists Albert Demchenko and Tatyana Ivanova were among a group of 11 Russians disqualified for doping and handed lifetime bans by the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian competitors would be able to compete "under strict conditions".

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.