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    Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have postponed the summer event by one year due to the coronavirus crisis. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. "In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the World Health Organisation today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the [...]

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    Dare, IOC president inaugurate ANOCA secretariat in Abuja

Dare, IOC president inaugurate ANOCA secretariat in Abuja

Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development, has inaugurated the secretariat of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) in Abuja. Thomas Bach, president of International Olympics Committee (IOC), was also present at the inauguration ceremony, which held on Thursday. The event was part of activities lined up by the ministry of youth and sports development for the Olympics [...]

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    Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games, the first African country to be given the nod. According to the evaluation commission and the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Senegal presented a visionary, ambitious and technically sound YOG proposal. Thomas Bach, IOC president, said: "Africa is united behind Senegal to host the Youth Olympic Games 2022. With a young population [...]

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    Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as hosts of 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as hosts of 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games

Paris will host the 2024 Olympics while Los Angeles will stage the 2028 edition. The International Olympic Committee confirmed the decision on Wednesday. Paris and Los Angeles were the only cities left in the race for 2024 after Budapest, Hamburg, and Rome withdrew. "Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of [...]

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    South Sudan becomes IOC 206th member

South Sudan becomes IOC 206th member

South Sudan will compete at Rio 2016 Olympics after becoming the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee. The IOC unanimously approved the inclusion of the African republic, which became independent in 2011. And the country is now free to compete at next year's summer Olympics under its own flag. IOC president Thomas Bach wished the country a “bright future” after [...]

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