June 8, 2021

29 refugee athletes to send a message of solidarity and hope to the world at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Twenty-nine athletes competing across 12 sports and from 13 host National Olympics Committees (NOCs) will be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

June 8, 2021

Dutch-based Iranian Taekwondo athlete Dina Langeroudi selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Taekwondo athlete Dina Pouryounes Langeroudi, an Iranian refugee based in the Netherlands, has secured her place in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

June 8, 2021

Belgium-based Afghan refugee and Taekwondo fighter Abdullah Sediqi selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Afghan refugee and Taekwondo fighter Abdullah Sediqi has been included in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team which will compete at Tokyo 2020. Abdullah, who...

June 8, 2021

South Sudanese refugee Paulo Amotun Lokoro selected to compete again in 1500m for IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: 1500m runner Paulo Amotun Lokoro once herded cattle on the Sudanese plains. Now he will get to compete in his second consecutive Olympic Games for the...

June 8, 2021

South Sudanese refugee athlete James Chiengjiek Nyang retains his place on the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: 400-metre runner James Chiengjiek Nyang  will compete in his second successive Olympic Games for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020. James...

June 8, 2021

Sudanese long distance runner Jamal Abdoul-Magid picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Jamal Abdoul-Magid, a 5000m runner now based in Israel, will be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020. Jamal fled Sudan as a teenager,...

June 8, 2021

South Sudanese refugee Anjelina Nadai Lohalith selected again to run in 1500 metres for IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Middle distance runner Anjelina Nadai Lohalith, a South Sudanese refugee based in Kenya, has been included in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete...

June 8, 2021

Dutch-based Syrian badminton player Aram Mahmoud makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Syrian badminton player Aram Mahmoud, now a refugee in the Netherlands, has been selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

June 8, 2021

Congolese judoka Popole Misenga selected again to compete for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Brazil-based Congolese refugee Popole Misenga has been included in this year’s Refugee Olympic team for Tokyo 2020, having also been part of the...

June 8, 2021

German-based Syrian refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini to compete in her second Games for IOC Refugee Olympic Team

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini will continue her inspirational Olympic story having been selected to compete again for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

June 8, 2021

Syrian Karateka Wael Shrub picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: German-based Syrian refugee Wael Shrub will represent the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in karate at Tokyo 2020. Wael was a member of the Syrian National...

June 8, 2021

Portugal-based Sprinter Dorian Keletela makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Dorian Keletela, a refugee from the Republic of Congo, has been selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020. Dorian is a sprinter who now...

June 8, 2021

Syrian Refugee Boxer Wessam Salamana Picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Germany-based Syrian Refugee boxer Wessam Salamana will fight as part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020. Wessam represented Syria at the...

June 8, 2021

Iranian refugee kayaker Saeid Fazloula included in IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: German-based kayaker Saeid Fazloula, an Iranian Refugee, will compete in his first Olympics for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020. Fazloula...

June 8, 2021

Swiss-based Syrian cyclist Ahmad Badreddin Wais picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Syrian refugee Ahmad Badreddin Wais, a cyclist now based in Switzerland, will represent the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020. Badreddin is a...

June 8, 2021

Syrian refugee Sanda Aldass to compete in Judo for IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Dutch-based Judoka Sanda Aldass has been included in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team that will be part of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Originally from the...

June 8, 2021

Canada-based Iranian Hamoon Derafshipour included in IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in Karate at Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Iranian refugee Hamoon Derafshipour will compete for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020 and Samira Malekipour, his wife and coach, will be...

June 8, 2021

Swiss-based Eritrean refugee Luna Solomon picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Eritrean refugee shooter Luna Solomon can set her sights on Olympic glory after being selected for the IOC Olympic Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020. Luna...

June 8, 2021

Germany-based Syrian Swimmer Alaa Maso picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Syrian refugee Alaa Maso will swim in the Olympics having been selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020. Alaa started in the pool at a...

June 8, 2021

Germany-based Iranian refugee Kimia Alizadeh selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Iranian refugee Kimia Alizadeh Zenozi will compete in Taekwondo at her second Olympics in Tokyo 2020, this time for the IOC Refugee Olympic...

June 8, 2021

Iraqi refugee wrestler Aker Al Obaidi makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Austria-based wrestler Aker al Obaidi has been given the chance to compete at his first Olympics, for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020. Aker...

June 8, 2021

France-based Refugee Cyclist Masomah Ali Zada selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Afghan refugee road cyclist Masomah Ali Zada will compete in Tokyo 2020 for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. Masomah was born in Afghanistan but spent...

June 8, 2021

Venezuelan Refugee boxer Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez Picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Venezuelan refugee Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez, now based in Trinidad and Tobago, will box for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020. Born in...

June 8, 2021

Sudanese 800 metre runner Rose Nathike Likonyen retains her place on the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Rose Nathike Likonyen fled her South Sudanese homeland for Kenya aged just eight. Now she will compete in a second consecutive Olympic appearance for...

June 8, 2021

UK-based Cameroonian refugee Cyrille Fagat Tchatchet II selected for weightlifting in IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Weightlifter Cyrille Fagat Tchatchet II has fulfilled his dream of being picked for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in the Tokyo 2020...

June 8, 2021

Tachlowini Melake Gabriyesos selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Games

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   STORY SCRIPT: Israel-based marathon runner Tachlowini Gabriyesos has been included in the IOC  Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020. He finally settled in Israel...

April 14, 2021

UPDATED: As Countdown Clock reaches 100 days to go, IOC sees Tokyo as best-prepared city in Olympic history

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY HEADLINE: International Olympic Committee hails Tokyo as the best-prepared host city ever with 100 days to go until the Olympic Games 2020 LOCATION: Tokyo, Japan,...

March 20, 2021

International Olympic Committee respects and accepts Japanese decision on overseas spectators

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) were today informed by the Japanese parties in the...

January 22, 2021

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach discusses preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with six months to go until the Opening Ceremony

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT: With six months to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach took the opportunity to address some...

November 17, 2020

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach visits Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium and Athletes’ Village

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has visited the new Olympic Stadium and Athletes’ Village ahead of next summer’s postponed Tokyo...

November 16, 2020

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praises Tokyo 2020’s determination and commitment to safe Olympic Games next summer after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Suga for the first time.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has praised the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for their determination and commitment to host the Olympic...

July 23, 2020

As Tokyo celebrates one year to go until the Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach believes the Games will be the “symbol of hope” for the world

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. With a year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes the Games will be the symbol of hope for the...

March 30, 2020

New dates for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 revealed

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) together with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government...

March 24, 2020

International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 agree to postpone Olympic Games due to COVID-19 pandemic

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. IOC President Thomas Bach and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to...

March 19, 2020

Tokyo 2020 OLYMPIC FLAME HANDOVER CEREMONY DELIVERS MESSAGE OF HOPE

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 18, 2020

International Olympic Committee hosts two hour conference call with Athlete Representatives as consultations continue ahead of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has held a call with 220 athlete representatives from around the world in the latest of its consultations with stakeholders ahead...

March 16, 2020

Day three of Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in London, United Kingdom

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 15, 2020

Day two of Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in London, United Kingdom

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 14, 2020

Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events get underway in London, United Kingdom

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 12, 2020

OLYMPIC FLAME FOR TOKYO 2020 PROVIDES BEACON OF HOPE FOLLOWING LIGHTING CERMONY IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The Olympic Flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was lit today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. This marks the start of its journey to Japan where, in only 134 days, the...

March 12, 2020

IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Flame lighting ceremony a strong signal of commitment to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 11, 2020

Last day of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifiers take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 10, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying semi-finals take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 9, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying quarter-finals take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 8, 2020

Day six of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 7, 2020

Day five of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 6, 2020

Day four of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 5, 2020

Day three of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 4, 2020

Day two of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 3, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events get underway in Amman Jordan

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

March 3, 2020

IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD STATEMENT ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. On the occasion of the IOC Executive Board meeting taking place on 3 and 4 March 2020 at Olympic House, Lausanne, Switzerland, the IOC EB heard a report on all the...

March 1, 2020

Lighting of the Olympic Flame Tokyo 2020 and Handover Ceremonies – Live Feeds Available to Media

  Lighting of the Olympic Flame and Handover Ceremonies – Live Feeds Available to Media On 12 March, the Olympic flame will be lit in front of the ruins of the Temple of Hera in Olympia, Greece. Seven days later, on 19 March, the Olympic Flame will be handed over from Greece to the...

February 29, 2020

Last day of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

February 28, 2020

First of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

February 26, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying Semi-finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

February 25, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying Quarter-finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

February 24, 2020

Day five of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

February 23, 2020

Day four of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

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February 22, 2020

Day three of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

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February 20, 2020

First of five Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events gets underway in Senegalese capital Dakar

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.

January 12, 2020

11-year-old British skateboarding sensation Sky Brown ready to star at Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Sky Brown isn’t your normal 11-year-old. The skateboarding sensation wants to be a leading light for women around the world as she aims to make her Olympic debut at...

July 24, 2019

TOKYO ON TRACK AS CELEBRATIONS MARK ONE YEAR TO GO UNTIL THE START OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT: A series of celebrations have taken place in Tokyo to mark exactly one year to go until the start of the Olympic Games 2020. Excitement in Japan is already...

June 20, 2019

IOC announces list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders aiming to be part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who are aiming to be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic...

May 22, 2019

IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD RECOMMENDS BOXING KEEP ITS PLACE AT TOKYO 2020 AND SUSPENSION OF RECOGNITION FOR AIBA

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   Boxing is set to maintain its place on the sports programme of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, but the recognition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) by...

February 15, 2019

IOC CONSIDERS REQUEST FOR UNIFIED KOREAN TEAMS AT TOKYO 2020 AND WELCOMES THEIR JOINT BID TO HOST OLYMPIC GAMES 2032

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT: A year after North and South Korea made history by marching together in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the International...

November 24, 2018

IOC President Bach visits Fukushima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as tsunami-hit region prepares to host events in Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY HEADLINE: IOC President Bach visits Fukushima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as tsunami-hit region prepares to host events in Olympic Games Tokyo...

October 9, 2018

International Olympic Committee Announces Refugee Olympic Team Will Compete at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY HEADLINE: INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM WILL COMPETE AT OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 DATE: 9 October, 2018 LOCATION: Buenos Aires,...

June 9, 2017

IOC announces event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Story Headline: IOC announces event programme for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Location: Lausanne, Switzerland Date: 9th June 2017 The Executive Board (EB) of the...

Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Swiss-based Eritrean refugee Luna Solomon picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Germany-based Syrian Swimmer Alaa Maso picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    29 refugee athletes to send a message of solidarity and hope to the world at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Syrian refugee Sanda Aldass to compete in Judo for IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Swiss-based Syrian cyclist Ahmad Badreddin Wais picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Germany-based Iranian refugee Kimia Alizadeh selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Iraqi refugee wrestler Aker Al Obaidi makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    UK-based Cameroonian refugee Cyrille Fagat Tchatchet II selected for weightlifting in IOC Refugee...

  • June 8, 2021

    Tachlowini Melake Gabriyesos selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Games

  • June 8, 2021

    Sudanese 800 metre runner Rose Nathike Likonyen retains her place on the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for...

  • June 8, 2021

    Venezuelan Refugee boxer Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez Picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team

  • June 8, 2021

    France-based Refugee Cyclist Masomah Ali Zada selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Iranian refugee kayaker Saeid Fazloula included in IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Canada-based Iranian Hamoon Derafshipour included in IOC Refugee Olympic Team to compete in Karate at...

  • June 8, 2021

    South Sudanese refugee athlete James Chiengjiek Nyang retains his place on the IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

  • June 8, 2021

    Sudanese long distance runner Jamal Abdoul-Magid picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Syrian Refugee Boxer Wessam Salamana Picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Belgium-based Afghan refugee and Taekwondo fighter Abdullah Sediqi selected for IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

  • June 8, 2021

    Dutch-based Iranian Taekwondo athlete Dina Langeroudi selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team to...

  • June 8, 2021

    South Sudanese refugee Anjelina Nadai Lohalith selected again to run in 1500 metres for IOC Refugee...

  • June 8, 2021

    South Sudanese refugee Paulo Amotun Lokoro selected to compete again in 1500m for IOC Refugee Olympic...

  • June 8, 2021

    Portugal-based Sprinter Dorian Keletela makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Syrian Karateka Wael Shrub picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    German-based Syrian refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini to compete in her second Games for IOC Refugee Olympic...

  • June 8, 2021

    Congolese judoka Popole Misenga selected again to compete for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • June 8, 2021

    Dutch-based Syrian badminton player Aram Mahmoud makes the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

  • April 14, 2021

    UPDATED: As Countdown Clock reaches 100 days to go, IOC sees Tokyo as best-prepared city in Olympic history

  • March 20, 2021

    International Olympic Committee respects and accepts Japanese decision on overseas spectators

  • January 22, 2021

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach discusses preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo...

  • November 17, 2020

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach visits Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium and Athletes’...

  • November 16, 2020

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praises Tokyo 2020’s determination and...

  • July 23, 2020

    As Tokyo celebrates one year to go until the Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee President...

  • March 30, 2020

    New dates for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 revealed

  • March 24, 2020

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 agree to postpone Olympic Games due to COVID-19...

  • March 19, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 OLYMPIC FLAME HANDOVER CEREMONY DELIVERS MESSAGE OF HOPE

  • March 18, 2020

    International Olympic Committee hosts two hour conference call with Athlete Representatives as...

  • March 16, 2020

    Day three of Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in London, United Kingdom

  • March 15, 2020

    Day two of Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in London, United Kingdom

  • March 14, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 European Olympic Boxing qualifying events get underway in London, United Kingdom

  • March 12, 2020

    IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Flame lighting ceremony a strong signal of commitment to the...

  • March 12, 2020

    OLYMPIC FLAME FOR TOKYO 2020 PROVIDES BEACON OF HOPE FOLLOWING LIGHTING CERMONY IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

  • March 11, 2020

    Last day of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifiers take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 10, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying semi-finals take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 9, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying quarter-finals take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 8, 2020

    Day six of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 7, 2020

    Day five of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 6, 2020

    Day four of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 5, 2020

    Day three of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 4, 2020

    Day two of Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events take place in Amman Jordan

  • March 3, 2020

    IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD STATEMENT ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020

  • March 3, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifying events get underway in Amman Jordan

  • March 1, 2020

    Lighting of the Olympic Flame Tokyo 2020 and Handover Ceremonies – Live Feeds Available to Media

  • February 29, 2020

    Last day of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 26, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying Semi-finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 25, 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying Quarter-finals take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 24, 2020

    Day five of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 23, 2020

    Day four of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 22, 2020

    Day three of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 21, 2020

    Day two of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events take place in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • February 20, 2020

    First of five Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Qualifying events gets underway in Senegalese capital Dakar

  • January 12, 2020

    11-year-old British skateboarding sensation Sky Brown ready to star at Tokyo 2020

  • July 24, 2019

    TOKYO ON TRACK AS CELEBRATIONS MARK ONE YEAR TO GO UNTIL THE START OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES 2020

  • June 20, 2019

    IOC announces list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders aiming to be part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team...

  • May 22, 2019

    IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD RECOMMENDS BOXING KEEP ITS PLACE AT TOKYO 2020 AND SUSPENSION OF RECOGNITION FOR AIBA

  • February 15, 2019

    IOC CONSIDERS REQUEST FOR UNIFIED KOREAN TEAMS AT TOKYO 2020 AND WELCOMES THEIR JOINT BID TO HOST...

  • November 24, 2018

    IOC President Bach visits Fukushima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as tsunami-hit region...

  • October 9, 2018

    International Olympic Committee Announces Refugee Olympic Team Will Compete at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

  • June 9, 2017

    IOC announces event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.