One current and four former athletes were inducted as Olympians for Life at a virtual ceremony and panel discussion organised by the World Olympians Association (WOA).
The Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) in the United States has ramped up pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its US-based sponsors through The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme to change plans for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to take place in Beijing next February.
Former Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba has called on the Olympic movement to observe a moment of silence on August 6 to remember victims of the atom bomb that fell on Hiroshima on that day in 1945.
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, has praised the service provided to the Games by timekeepers Omega.
Should we applaud Tokyo’s dogged determination to go ahead with the 2020 Olympic Games? Or is it a stubborn, foolhardy venture that is certain to end in tears – and perhaps tragedy? I still cannot make up my mind. Obviously the organisers believe it is not worth the risk, but how can we be sure?
These are probably the most important weeks of Thomas Bach’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Presidency.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has invited athletes to sign a Truce Wall at the heart of the Olympic village here in Tokyo.
Bach hails healthcare workers as "true champions" amid COVID-19 pandemic during opening speech at IOC Session
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach lauded the "heroic" efforts of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 crisis at the first Session to be held in-person since the pandemic hit last March.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will not carry the Olympic Torch this week as it completes its 121 day journey to Tokyo 2020.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was greeted by dozens of protestors as he claimed the delayed Olympic Games here would send a message of peace during a controversial visit to Hiroshima.
Haiti's team is set to arrive for the delayed Olympic Games here on Tuesday (July 20) from the Dominican Republic after the country agreed to help the crisis-hit nation with their travel to the Japanese capital.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has reportedly asked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to consider allowing fans at attend events at Tokyo 2020 if there is an improvement in the COVID-19 situation in Japan.
At last, some honesty.
Only fully-vaccinated International Olympic Committee (IOC) members will be able to present medals to athletes at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as part of COVID-19 countermeasures in place at the event.
Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus will follow in the footsteps of legendary Kenyan Olympic champion Kip Keino when he receives the Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony here.