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Non-governmental ruling body of the Olympic Movement

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International Olympic Committee: Non-governmental ruling body of the Olympic Movement
The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Founded by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

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Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach [Video]

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

Bach says weightlifting could lose it's Olympic place

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IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder [Video]

IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder

Athletes will discuss and decide on how best to support the core Olympic values "in a dignified way" says Bach

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Tokyo 2020 boss say Games will be simplified [Video]

Tokyo 2020 boss say Games will be simplified

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said on Wednesday that the rearranged Olympics will "not be done with grand splendor," but will be simplified. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified - Tokyo 2020 [Video]

Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified - Tokyo 2020

Tokyo officials say the Games will be simplified

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New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News [Video]

New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News

A Tokyo 2020 executive board member says they will need to monitor the global health situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year. Adam Reed reports.

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Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor [Video]

Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike saiys it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible..

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Olympic chief says Games would be canceled if not held in 2021 [Video]

Olympic chief says Games would be canceled if not held in 2021

The head of the International Olympic Committee has for the first time suggested the Games originally scheduled for this year, may be scrapped completely if it's not safe to have them by next summer...

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'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach [Video]

'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the IOC would "take all the necessary decisions at the right time" about the staging of the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games in July 2021. Lauren..

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"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO [Video]

"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto says it's not clear how Olympics money will be spent.

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Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent [Video]

Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent

The organizers of Tokyo 2020 have admitted to being unaware as to how the $800 million set aside by the International Olympic Committee will be spent. The games have been postponed until next summer,..

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Postponement of Tokyo Games will cost the IOC at least £650million [Video]

Postponement of Tokyo Games will cost the IOC at least £650million

The International Olympic Committee is braced for a financial hit of 800 million US dollars (£650m) as a consequence of the decision to delay the Tokyo Games until 2021. IOC president Thomas Bach said..

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IOC expects costs of up to $800 mln for delayed Tokyo Games [Video]

IOC expects costs of up to $800 mln for delayed Tokyo Games

IOC President Thomas Bach says $150 mln will go towards supporting international federations and National Olympic Committees.

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Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates [Video]

Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates

Senior IOC official John Coates says that next year's delayed Tokyo Olympics could be "amongst the greatest Games ever".

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IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021 [Video]

IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021

Senior IOC official John Coates admits that there is no "Plan B" if the Tokyo Olympics are unable to be staged in 2021.

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