More countries weigh in on COVID vaccines for Beijing 2022 ahead of the release of IOC playbooks

Russia will recommend its athletes get vaccinated, while Norway will not require their athletes to get the jab. The IOC has not revealed if it intends to make vaccination a requirement to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

High-Profile Speakers to Outline 'Lessons We Are Learning' at Tomorrow's IF Forum 2021

Melbourne Hosting Global Sport Summit - Conferences & Conventions

Also: Smart Cities & Sport online session; two more IOC members sign on for Host City Americas; IF Forum next week

WHO Director-General to Speak at IF Forum - Conferences & Conventions

Also: HealthAccord to focus on athletes' wellbeing; USA Cycling to host Inclusion Conference

Weightlifting: The New Revolution

(ATR) A rock anthem inspires this look at the embattled federation ... an ATR exclusive.

World Broadcaster Meeting marks next milestone in sharing Beijing 2022 Games with the world

Host City 2020 Explores Post-Covid Landscape -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Global Sports Week Paris to mark 50 days to go; Inaugural #worldconnected Series launched

WHO Emergency Expert Says Be Prepared: Host City 2020

(ATR) After Covid-19, sport events must be ready for future medical crises an expert tells delegates at Host City 2020.

IF Forum Centered on Pandemic -- Federation Focus

Also: UCI Congress meets virtually on Thursday; World Curling adds two members; World Taekwondo's new headquarters

WHO's Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to Deliver IF Forum 2020 Keynote Address

IFs Await Guarantees for Olympic Qualifying

(ATR) Thomas Bach thanks the IFs for resuming the calendar while using all the control measures against the pandemic.

GAISF Council meets to strengthen and support Members

#ICYMI: Safe Tokyo Predicted; Hamilton 2026; Nike Navigates Pandemic

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Safe Tokyo Predicted By Games Public Health Leader

(ATR) One of the creators of the Olympic public health structure is optimistic for Tokyo, saying another delay isn’t needed.

WSF President Jacques Fontaine Issues COVID-19 Update

IOC President, Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, announced today that Tokyo 2020 will be rescheduled


Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, postponed to 2021

Dew Tour May 7-10 Postponed


Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions concerning impact of COVID-19

Open letter to Team Canada re: COVID-19

FIFA and WHO launch five key tactics to tackle coronavirus

The UCI takes strong measures faced with the development of the coronavirus / L'UCI prend des mesures fortes face au dveloppement du coronavirus

FIFA to collaborate with WHO to tackle coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Americas Olympic Boxing Qualifier Cancelled

Also: Federations decide on what to do with Olympic qualifiers in taekwondo, sailing, and badminton 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

IOC: No Contingency Plans for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) IOC CoComm chair John Coates says there is no need to cancel or move the Games due to coronavirus.

Tokyo 2020 Dealing With Coronavirus Fears

(ATR) The IOC and Tokyo 2020 organizers dismiss talk that the Games could be postponed or cancelled.

WHO and FIFA team up for health