Thu, Feb 25, 2021

IOC News
  • IOC says speculating on Tokyo Olympics is damaging athletes IOC says speculating on Tokyo Olympics is damaging athletes

    IOC president Thomas Bach hit back at the continuing speculation about whether the Tokyo Olympics may be canceled or postponed again, saying that such talk is damaging for the thousands of athletes...

  • IOC urges Olympians to take Covid-19 vaccines IOC urges Olympians to take Covid-19 vaccines

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged the teams competing in the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, scheduled to be held later in the year in Tokyo, to be vaccinated against novel...

  • IOC to consider placing Italy on probation for interference IOC to consider placing Italy on probation for interference

    The International Olympic Committee will consider imposing a humiliating probation on Italy's team for the Tokyo Games this week because of a two-year domestic dispute that it says amounts to...

  • Biocon Biologics appoints Prof Peter Piot as independent director Biocon Biologics appoints Prof Peter Piot as independent director

    Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, on Thursday said it has appointed Professor Peter Piot as an independent director to its board for three years.

  • SBI, IOC launch co-branded RuPay debit card SBI, IOC launch co-branded RuPay debit card

    State Bank of India (SBI) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Thursday launched a co-branded contactless RuPay debit card. A customer, anywhere in the country, can get the card by visiting the SBI's...

  • Abu Dhabi-based ADQ to invest Rs 555 cr in Biocon Biologics Abu Dhabi-based ADQ to invest Rs 555 cr in Biocon Biologics

    Biocon on Thursday said Abu Dhabi-based ADQ will invest Rs 555 crore in its subsidiary Biocon Biologics. The board of Biocon Biologics has approved a primary equity investment by ADQ, Biocon Ltd said...

  • IOC jet fuel biz saw 60 pc recovery: ED IOC jet fuel biz saw 60 pc recovery: ED

    Indian Oil Corporation’s jet fuel business has recovered by 60 per cent, while the domestic sector sales are likely to touch full capacity by March, this year, a senior official has said.

  • Moldova president appoints acting prime minister Moldova president appoints acting prime minister

    Moldova’s new president, Maia Sandu, on Thursday appointed Foreign Minister Aureliu Ciocoi as the acting prime minister, a presidential decree showed.

  • ‘Olympic participants may need vaccinations’: IOC President Thomas Bach ‘Olympic participants may need vaccinations’: IOC President Thomas Bach

    Olympic participants and fans arriving for next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics are likely to face requirements to be vaccinated to protect the Japanese public, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday...

  • IOC increases Olympic Solidarity fund by 16pc IOC increases Olympic Solidarity fund by 16pc

    The budget for 2021-2024 will now total $590 million. With this decision, the IOC will further strengthen its support to athletes, National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and continental associations of...