The International Olympic Committee has unveiled the Tokyo Olympics 2020 full planning which is postponed in 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic. The prime focus of the planning is to rationalize the costs without compromising with the standard of the sport and also to look after the facilities for the athletes.
Tokyo 2020 Planning
Tokyo 2020 which was scheduled to be played from July 24, 2020, has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic. The IOC is once again committed to making Tokyo 2020 a cost-effective game. Without impacting the athlete experience or compromising the conduct of the competition, the sports department is closely working with Tokyo 2020 authorities.
Also, the ASOIF Olympic and Multi-Sports Games Consultative Group (AOMSG) will identify and look after the suitable areas for cost savings and optimizations. It will be later addressed on a sport-specific basis with each IF.
On 14th May 2020, the IOC executive board meeting was conducted remotely where the decision was taken that the 136th IOC session will be held virtually on 17th July 2020. Also, all those who want to follow, live streaming will be conducted. Also, the next remote meetings of EB are scheduled to take place on 10th June and 15th, 22nd July. The last one will be followed up on the IOC Session results.
IOC returns to Olympic House
To follow the health regulations of the WHO and the Swiss authorities, the IOC has decided to work from home until 8th June. IOC has clearly stated for the moment there will be no meetings to be organized at the Olympic house with the representatives from the external organizations. All the meetings will be conducted virtually and the next update will be released soon.