Tokyo Olympics 2020 CEO denounces cancellation claim

The Olympic Games was postponed by one year and will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

May 21, 2020, 17:38 PM IST

FIBA confirms rescheduled dates for Olympic qualifying events

Following a discussion with the IOC, FIBA has confirmed that the Olympic qualifying events for basketball will now take place from June 29, 2021 to July 4,2021.

May 15, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

IOC expecting to bear costs of up to $800 million for delayed Tokyo Olympics

In March, the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government decided to delay the Games, which were due to start this July, for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 15, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics not contingent on coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine: IOC member John Coates

The Tokyo Olympics are not contingent on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus, International Olympic Committee member John Coates said on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2020, 11:51 AM IST

IOC announces new deadline for Olympic qualification period

The Tokyo Games, which was originally scheduled to be held from July 24 to August 9 this year, will now take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

Apr 03, 2020, 13:40 PM IST

New dates for Olympics can be declared next week: Tokyo Games chief Yoshiro Mori

The Olympic Games, which will be held in the summer of 2021 at the latest, is most likely to be held between June and September, said Mori.

Mar 29, 2020, 12:23 PM IST

Coronavirus: BWF welcomes Tokyo Olympics postponement, may freeze rankings

The IOC and the TOCOG announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that the Games have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021.

Mar 26, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

IOC working toward July-August Olympics in 2021: Report

IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday that "all options" were on the table for rescheduling, including holding the Games before the Japanese summer. 

Mar 26, 2020, 09:35 AM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Australia advises athletes to prepare for Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Opposition to holding the Games in July has risen sharply in the past 48 hours, with several major stakeholders and national Olympic committees calling for a delay.

Mar 23, 2020, 09:30 AM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Serbia, Croatia Olympic committees join calls for delaying Tokyo Games 2020

The Olympic Games is slated to take place from July 24 to August 9.  


Mar 22, 2020, 16:08 PM IST

Coronavirus: Japan Olympic Committee official calls for postponement of Tokyo Games 2020

The 2020 Tokyo Games is slated to take place from July 24 to August 9.


Mar 20, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 100 per cylinder from July 1: IOC

The IOC, in a press release, said that the price of non-subsidised LPG was cut by over Rs 100.50 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates.

Jun 30, 2019, 22:25 PM IST

India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session in Mumbai

An IOC Session is the general meeting of the members (currently 100-odd) of the IOC, held once a year in which each member has one vote.

Jun 25, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

IOC, HPCL to contest over Rs 4,000-cr tax demand on sale of ethanol blended petrol

The Director-General of GST in Pune has slapped IOC, the country's biggest oil firm, with a tax demand of Rs 4,002 crore for alleged non-payment of excise duty on ethanol mixed in petrol. HPCL has been asked to pay over Rs 346 crore.

Jun 07, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

IOC net rises 17% on higher refinery margins

The net profit of Rs 6,099.27 crore, or Rs 6.46 per share, in January-March 2019 was 16.88 percent higher than Rs 5,218.10 crore, or Rs 5.51 per share, reported in the year-ago period, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh told reporters here.

May 18, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

IOC ties up oil from US, Saudi to make up for Iran shortfall

Iran supplied more than a tenth of India's oil needs before the reimposition of US sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation stopped supplies this month.

May 18, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Olympics: IOC sanctions three athletes from London 2012 Games for doping

The IOC said Hristov`s London Games sample tested positive for a prohibited anabolic steroid (oralturinabol) when it was re-analysed.

Mar 29, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Japan Olympic committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda to resign as IOC member: Reports

Takeda's resignation came following allegations for suspected corruption in Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Gautam Gambhir calls on BCCI to go for all or nothing with Pakistan after Pulwama attack

Gambhir called for snapping ties with Pakistan after the Pulwama terror attack which killed more than 40 CRPF personnel. 

Mar 18, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan instituted a number of sanctions against North Korea following a series of nuclear and missile tests that include not allowing its citizens to enter. 

Mar 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST