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Tokyo 2020 Playbooks

The International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee published the Playbooks, a resource which outlines the personal responsibilities key stakeholders must take to play their role in ensuring safe and successful Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.

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About the IOC

IOC principles

A phoenix is suspended over the Olympic Cauldron at the Closing ceremony at London 2012
The IOC is at the very heart of world sport, supporting every Olympic Movement stakeholder, promoting Olympism worldwide, and overseeing the regular celebration of the Olympic Games. The IOC is also committed to promoting sport in society, strengthening the integrity of sport and supporting clean athletes and other sports organisations.
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The IOC as an organisation

Established in on 23 June 1894, the International Olympic Committee is a not-for-profit independent international organisation. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Olympic Capital, it is entirely privately funded and distributes 90 per cent of its revenues to the wider sporting movement, for the development of sport and athletes at all levels.
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