Boxing at the Tokyo 2020 Games held in 2021 was run by an IOC task force and the same is planned for the Paris Games
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The move comes after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials are banned from any organised international competitions.
Oborodudu, a Commonwealth and 10-time African champion in female wrestling, amongst 12 others benefitted from the grant initiative aimed at providing scholarships and training for elite athletes ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 games, which was held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bach said this while responding to questions by young reporters of the International Sports Press Association on Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The full recognition was granted the Federations by the IOC at the organisation’s 138th Session on Tuesday.
“Thank you very much from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming vote of confidence and trust. For me this is even more overwhelming considering the many reforms and the many difficult decisions we had to take and which affected all of us,” Bach said after his re-election.
Amid speculation the event might be cancelled again, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach had said on Wednesday the IOC was fully committed to it going ahead.
The Olympic organisers said this on Thursday.
Russia was sanctioned last year after the World Anti-Doping Agency concluded that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked to positive doping tests in laboratory data that could have helped identify drug cheats.
Bach made the comment at a news conference, held on the sidelines of an online meeting on the Tokyo 2020 Games.
A statement on the International Olympic Committee website said the decision was taken at the IOC virtual session held on Friday.
The International Olympic Committee President, Dr. Thomas Bach, has commended the Nigeria Olympic Committee Athletes Commission for their initiative in creating awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic, using the voice of Nigerian athletes.
The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has a host of countries on lockdown as they struggle to control the killer virus
Canada have said they will not compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games should they be held this year as other nations also plan for a one-year postponement of Tokyo 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic prompted Australia to withdraw its athletes from the 2020 Olympics on Monday.
The International Olympic Committee continues to come under pressure to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee has ruled out staging the Tokyo Games behind closed doors because it would be anathema to the whole philosophy of a movement that seeks to bring people across the globe together in celebration of sport.
The Aquatics Centre, which will host swimming and diving events at Tokyo 2020, was one of eight new venues built for the Summer Olympics, in addition to the athletes’ village
“The contract calls for the Games to be held within 2020. That could be interpreted as allowing a postponement,” Seiko Hashimoto said in response to a lawmaker’s question in parliament
The International Olympic Committee is committed to the Tokyo Olympics going ahead on schedule this summer in spite of fears around the outbreak of the coronavirus, its president, Thomas Bach, says.