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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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Olympic Vaccines encouraged but not compulsory [Video]

Olympic Vaccines encouraged but not compulsory

Athletes are encouraged to have COVID-19 vaccines before the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory for them, International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates said on Thursday.

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Vaccines encouraged for Olympians but not compulsory [Video]

Vaccines encouraged for Olympians but not compulsory

Athletes are encouraged to have COVID-19 vaccines before the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory for them, International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates said on Thursday.

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Vaccines encouraged but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo, says Coates [Video]

Vaccines encouraged but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo, says Coates

The IOC will not make vaccinations compulsory for athletes wanting to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Olympics-Brisbane the frontrunner to land 2032 Games as talks with IOC start [Video]

Olympics-Brisbane the frontrunner to land 2032 Games as talks with IOC start

Queensland is now the frontrunner to host the 2032 Olympic Games after the IOC confirmed it's their preferred bid.

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Brisbane leads race to host 2032 Olympics [Video]

Brisbane leads race to host 2032 Olympics

Brisbane took a major step towards being named 2032 Olympic hosts after the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that the Australian city had been picked as the preferred partner to start..

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IOC Executive Board begin virtual meeting [Video]

IOC Executive Board begin virtual meeting

Thomas Bach chairs a virutal meeting of the IOC executive board as they discuss the Tokyo Olympics and might make an announcement on the preferred hosts for the 2032 Games.

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IOC to work with Mori's successor for safe Games this year - statement [Video]

IOC to work with Mori's successor for safe Games this year - statement

The International Olympic Committee is committed to staging a successful Olympic Games after acknowledging the resignation of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee President, Yoshiro Mori.

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'Spectacular' Beijing 2022 Games will transform winter sport - Bach [Video]

'Spectacular' Beijing 2022 Games will transform winter sport - Bach

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach declares that next year's Beijing Winter Olympic Games will be a great moment for the world.

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Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will not need a vaccine to participate, organizers say [Video]

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will not need a vaccine to participate, organizers say

Athletes and officials will not be required to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in order to take part in the Tokyo Games, organizers announced on February 3. It comes as the IOC published its first version..

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No objections from Olympic partners say Tokyo organizers [Video]

No objections from Olympic partners say Tokyo organizers

Representatives from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic organising committee said on Thursday (January 28) there were no doubts or objections from any of its partners, including the International Olympic Committee..

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Athletes want their chance to shine at Tokyo Games [Video]

Athletes want their chance to shine at Tokyo Games

Representatives from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizing committee said on Thursday (January 28) there were no doubts or objections from any of its partners, including the International Olympic Committee..

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IOC won't fuel cancellation rumours, hosting Tokyo Games 'not irresponsible' [Video]

IOC won't fuel cancellation rumours, hosting Tokyo Games 'not irresponsible'

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says he is confident the Tokyo Games will go ahead but only if it is safe and responsible to do so.

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IOC says it is fully committed to successful Tokyo Games [Video]

IOC says it is fully committed to successful Tokyo Games

Thomas Bach asks for patience as he promises the IOC and Japanese authorities are fully committed to delivery a safe and successful Tokyo Olympics.

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