MIKEE Cojuangco-Jaworski has been elected to the International Olympic Committee Executive Board.The Filipina former equestrienne was elected along with Argentina's Gerardo Werthein in the 136th session of the International Olympic Committee on Friday, its first-ever session held via ...
Jul 18, 2020
SYDNEY - The head of the IOC's coordination commission for the Tokyo Olympics said on Wednesday he disagrees with suggestions by some scientists and doctors that a vaccine for COVID-19 is needed to hold the games.John Coates, an International ...
Apr 29, 2020
TOKYO - An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC on Tuesday over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement.Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya said the organizing committee asked the Switzerland-based International Olympic Committee to remove ...
Apr 22, 2020
TOKYO - The International Paralympic Committee has a "cash flow" problem, but its president has ruled out going to the International Olympic Committee for help.President Andrew Parsons says he is trying to cut 5% from the budget, which was listed at €24. ...
Apr 9, 2020
THE expected yet stunning decision on Tuesday to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics because of the coronavirus could have a ripple effect on other major events, most notably the world championships for track and swimming.While the International Olympic Committee has yet ...
Mar 25, 2020
IOC members, national Olympic committees and athletes were all racing toward the same conclusion Monday: The Tokyo Olympics are not going to take place this summer.Craig Reedie, a longtime member of the International Olympic Committee, told The Associated Press that everyone ...
Mar 24, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen - but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned.This became clear after the IOC on Sunday announced it was considering a postponement. Major Olympic nations like Canada and Australia have ...
Mar 23, 2020
A WORLDWIDE group representing Olympic hopefuls is calling on the IOC to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until the coronavirus pandemic is under control."As the world unites to limit the spread of Covid-19 virus, the IOC ... must do the same," Global ...
Mar 22, 2020
DENVER - US Olympic leaders are facing a growing rebellion inside their ranks about holding the Tokyo Games.A board member of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee countered leadership by criticizing the IOC, and the USA Track and Field chief added to ...
Mar 22, 2020
ALMOST any athlete will concede that getting picked for an Olympic team is as much of a challenge as competing for one.The IOC acknowledged on Tuesday just how frazzling the whole process could be this year, and a few leaders from ...
Mar 18, 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Despite worldwide concern and speculation about whether the fast-spreading virus outbreak will affect the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC's leadership is not joining in the debate."Neither the word cancellation nor the word postponement was even mentioned," International ...
Mar 5, 2020
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee: The 2020 Games will not be waylaid by the virus that is spreading from neighboring China."I would like to ...
Feb 14, 2020
THE Alliance of Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) has made an appeal for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to seriously consider moving the Boxing Olympic Qualifying event to the Philippines in the light of the outbreak of the new coronavirus strain ...
Jan 22, 2020
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) will send an observer for the July 18 extraordinary general assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee.The POC is set to form of the election committee for the July 28 special elections.The IOC said in a ...
Jul 13, 2019
BAMBOL Tolentino announced he'll be running for the top post of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) when the sports body holds a special election on July 28.The concurrent chairman of the country's Olympic body made the disclosure in a ...
Jul 4, 2019
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) reiterated that the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) should not rush the holding of its special elections to avoid legal issues.The IOC sent a second letter, dated July 2, recommending steps that would lead to a special ...
Jul 3, 2019
MAJORITY of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board doubt if a special elections will push through on Friday following a directive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to formalize the conduct of the polls.POC secretary general Charlie Ho said the ...
Jul 1, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics.International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says Capralos "has served his sanction and ...
May 23, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month on removing the sport's governing body AIBA from organizing bouts at the 2020 Tokyo Games.The International Olympic ...
May 23, 2019
PARIS - In the latest blow to the International Olympic Committee's efforts to rid itself of scandal, marketing head Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese ...
Jan 12, 2019
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