Opposition to Tokyo Games podium protest ban grows

Opposition to Tokyo Games podium protest ban grows

Opposition to the International Olympic Committee's ban on podium protests at the Tokyo Games intensified on Friday with more than 150 athletes, academics and social justice advocates signing an open letter demanding changes to Rule 50.

Amir participates in 137th session of IOC

Amir participates in 137th session of IOC

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani took part in the virtual meeting of the 137th session of International Olympic Committee (IOC), which was chaired by the President of the International Olympic Committee

Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, as early as 2032

Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, as early as 2032

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced on Monday it has formally submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) its request to join the non-committal "Continuous Dialogue" to host a future edition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Amir participates in 136th IOC session

Amir participates in 136th IOC session

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), participated Friday in the 136th IOC session, which was held via video conference

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.