SENEGAL AND THE IOC AGREE TO POSTPONE THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES DAKAR 2022 TO 2026

President Macky Sall's proposal was welcomed by IOC President Thomas Bach, following in-depth discussions on the subject. This postponement meets the requirement of responsibility and the concern for efficiency imposed by current circumstances. The postponement of Dakar 2022 allows the IOC, the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and the International Federations (IFs) to better plan their activities, which have been strongly affected by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, by the subsequent postponements of major internation... Read More

LE CIO ANNONCE L'ADAPTATION DES SYSTÈMES DE QUALIFICATION DE CHAQUE SPORT POUR TOKYO 2020

À la suite de l'approbation, en avril 2020, des amendements apportés aux principes relatifs aux systèmes de qualification pour Tokyo 2020 par le groupe de travail du Comité International Olympique (CIO) en charge de la qualification, la révision des procédures de qualification par sport des Fédérations Internationales (FI) pour les Jeux Olympiques de Tokyo 2020 est maintenant terminée.   Le CIO a travaillé en étroite coopération avec toutes les FI... Read More

IOC ANNOUNCES ADAPTED TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION SYSTEMS FOR EACH SPORT

Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April 2020, the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.   The IOC has been working closely with all the IFs to determine the necessary adaptations to the Olympic qualification systems for their respective sports, and athletes and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) h... Read More

GUIDELINES FOR THE REOPENING OF SWIMMING POOLS IN GHANA

Following the announcement on the resumption of non-contact swimming activities by the Minister for Youth and Sport Hon. Isaac Asiamah on 3rd June 2020, the Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) wishes to inform the general public that it has come up with its guidelines for the reopening of swimming pools in Ghana as follows: Operators of swimming pools must,   Eliminate use of low ventilated spaces and rooms that do not allow for social distancing. Increase water-sanitation levels e.g. keeping chlorine closer to 2.0 PPm. ... Read More

Le Comité International Olympique (CIO) condamne le racisme avec la plus grande fermeté

Le CIO défend la non-discrimination comme l'un des piliers fondateurs du Mouvement olympique, tel qu'énoncé dans la Charte olympique, Principe fondamental 6 : "La jouissance des droits et libertés reconnus dans la présente Charte olympique doit être assurée sans discrimination d'aucune sorte, notamment en raison de la race, de la couleur, du sexe, de l'orientation sexuelle, de la langue, de la religion, des opinions politiques ou autres, de l'origine nationale ou social... Read More