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New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy

Apr 25, 2016

New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy

A ring of interconnected blue rectangular shapes is the new symbol of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after an initial design was scrapped over plagiarism charges #Tokyo #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #Plagiarism #Paralympic Games #2020 Olympic Games #Tokyo Olympics
Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris or Rome? 2024 Olympic Games candidates unveil their plans

Feb 17, 2016

Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris or Rome? 2024 Olympic Games candidates unveil their plans

The race to host the 2024 Olympic Games gets underway in earnest on Wednesday with the four bid cities -- Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome -- presenting their initial candidature files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). #Rome #Paris #IOC #Olympics #Olympic Games #Los Angeles #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #Budapest
No one considering 'cancelling the games': IOC medical chief Richard Budgett seeks to allay Zika fears

Feb 12, 2016

No one considering 'cancelling the games': IOC medical chief Richard Budgett seeks to allay Zika fears

Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro #NewsTracker #International Olympic Committee #Rio Olympics 2016 #Hope Solo #Zika Virus #Richard Budgett #Mario Andrada
Five rings to unite them all: IOC to let refugees compete in Olympics for first time

Oct 27, 2015

Five rings to unite them all: IOC to let refugees compete in Olympics for first time

IOC chief Thomas Bach made the announcement to the U.N. General Assembly which adopted a resolution urging all countries to stop fighting and observe a truce during the 2016 Summer Olympics #Sports #IOC #Athletics #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #IAAF #refugees #Thomas Bach #Rio Olympics #Rio Olympics 2016 #Shareworthy #Rio2016 #Refugee crisis #Olympic Flag #Rio Olympics Game
International Olympic Committee to set up $2 million fund to assist refugees

Sep 04, 2015

International Olympic Committee to set up $2 million fund to assist refugees

The IOC fund to assist refugees is made up of $1 million from the IOC and another $1 million from its Olympic Solidarity program. #IOC #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #Thomas Bach #Refugee crisis
IOC will act if Olympic medal winners are found guilty of doping: Thomas Bach

Aug 03, 2015

IOC will act if Olympic medal winners are found guilty of doping: Thomas Bach

“If there should be cases involving results at Olympic Games, the IOC will react with zero tolerance with our usual policy,” Bach said. #Sports #Doping #TheySaidIt #IOC #Athletics #International Olympic Committee #IAAF #Thomas Bach