Thomas Bach attempted to assure the Japanese public and athletes coming to Tokyo that the IOC will hold 'safe and secure' Olympics in the midst of the pandemic
The postponement is an embarrassment to the IOC and local organizers with the Tokyo Olympics opening in just over 10 weeks
The postponed Olympics are to open in only 11 weeks, on July 23, followed by the Paralympics on Aug. 24.
The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing are scheduled for February
The German lawyer was unopposed and won the vote 93-1, with four members abstaining
Thomas Bach made that clear Wednesday when he vowed that the Olympics would be staged in July and that this time there is no back up plan.
The Tokyo Games are scheduled to open on July 23, with 11,000 athletes competing in 33 sports.
Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic
Rights groups speaking for Tibetans, Uighurs and others representing Hong Kong have sent an open letter to IOC President Thomas Bach
From the opening ceremony to life in the village on Tokyo Bay, the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will be like no other
On Tuesday Bach was visiting the Athletes' Village alongside Tokyo Bay, and the new $1.4 National Stadium in central Tokyo.
Thomas Bach seems certain to get four more years in 2021 after almost half of the 100 IOC members praised him in an online version of their annual meeting
Sudhanshu Mittal's allegation is that the IOA constitution of 2013, as approved by the IOC, provided that the presidential candidate will have to be a member of the preceding executive council and Narinder Batra was not at that time
Thomas Bach warned last week that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever
IOC president Thomas Bach admits that the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would have to be cancelled if it cannot take place next summer
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IOC in March took the historic decision to postpone the Games
Thomas Bach wrote in a letter to the Olympic movement, warning that, while the IOC would honour its financial obligations to Tokyo, it would probably have to make cuts
Thomas Bach was to visit Japan to check on preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games that was earlier postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
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