Tag: International Olympic Committee

IOC suspends India from hosting Olympic qualifying events

IOC suspends India from hosting Olympic qualifying events

New Delhi: In a major setback for India, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday suspended all Indian applications to host future Olympic-related events until New Delhi guarantees in writing the entry of all participants. The IOC measure comes after two Pakistani shooters were denied visas to compete in the[Read More…]

IOC creates refugee team for Tokyo 2020

IOC creates refugee team for Tokyo 2020

Buenos Aires: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced there will be a Olympic team made up of refugees at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, as happened in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. “Last time (in the 2016 Rio Olympics) we were under very high time pressure. Now we[Read More…]

India’s Olympic journey ends with two medals at Rio

With glowing lights and a stadium jam packed with fans, the Olympics ended with pomp and show as the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach officially declared Rio 2016 Olympics closed. The Indian contingent was represented by Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik who carried the national flag. India was ranked 67th with two[Read More…]

Will IOC’s new sports garner international support?

International Olympic Committee (IOC) will introduce five new games in Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. IOC has decide to add Karate, Surfing, Skate Boarding, Sport climbing and Baseball/softball in next Olympics. Baseball (for men) and Softball (for women) were previously part of Olympics from 1992 to 2008 as separate entities, but[Read More…]

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