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Summer Olympics in Tokyo Delayed One Year to Summer 2021

Summer Olympics in Tokyo Delayed One Year to Summer 2021

Again- this is the first time an Olympics has been canceled in peacetime.Read the full statements from the IOC below:“In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be[...]

Olympic Torch Lighting Closed to Public Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Olympic Torch Lighting Closed to Public Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The traditional lighting of the flame in Greece will instead only be witnessed by 100 accredited guests invited by the IOC and the Tokyo 2020 Games Organizing Committee This is yet another response to the global Coronavirus health crisis gripping the entire world After burning for eight days, the Olympic flame will travel by air[...]

The IOC is Hosting an Esports Forum to Consider Olympic Inclusion

The IOC is Hosting an Esports Forum to Consider Olympic Inclusion

Last week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that they and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) would be setting up a form to discuss working with people from that industry and possibly moving forward with an agreement later The meeting will take place on July 21st at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.Now[...]

[Olympics] US Olympic Committee Requests US Gymnastics Board To Resign

[Olympics] US Olympic Committee Requests US Gymnastics Board To Resign

In 13 days the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are set to begin in South Korea, but all IOC eyes are currently on the USA gymnastics board.  The USOC (United States Olympic Committee) have sent a letter to the US Gymnastics Board requesting the resignation of all members.  This comes directly after the results of the[...]

The 2018 Winter Olympics Start Next Month Heres What You Need To Know

The 2018 Winter Olympics Start Next Month, Here's What You Need To Know

The XXIII Winter Olympic Games start in just under 25 days; 102 events across 7 sports, 15 disciplines to medal in, with 90 estimated countries competing. Taking place in PyeongChang South Korea, the Games herald the coming together of competitors from all over the world is the probably the closest we'll ever get to world peace.  What?  Let […]