News from the Jordan National Olympic Committee

22 May 2020

Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.

22 May 2020

The Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) is encouraging athletes to become part of the “Be the champ, stay at home” social media campaign, which promotes the critical importance of the wider public following the Ministry of Health’s policies aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus. The JOC, in partnership with Jordan’s sports federations, has asked its individual and team athletes to implore their fans to remain indoors and comply with the government’s directives. Info at

09 March 2020

Jordan Olympic Committee
The Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will take place in Amman, Jordan, from 3 to 11 March. The event, organised by the IOC’s Boxing Task Force and the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC), will see 151 men and 70 women from 35 countries compete for 63 Tokyo 2020 places. For more info, see

28 February 2020

The Western Asia Table Tennis qualifiers kickstarted a series of major Olympic qualification events in the Jordanian capital of Amman. Besides this table tennis tournament (24 to 26 February), the Jordanian NOC and its national federations will host the Asia/Oceania Boxing Qualifying Event from 3 to 11 March, and the taekwondo qualifier from 10 to 12 April. Up to 500 athletes from over 45 countries will travel to Amman. More info at

15 January 2019

Jordan NOC

At its last meeting of 2018, held in Amman, the Jordan NOC Board expressed its confidence for 2019 following a strong year for the NOC. Led by IOC Member Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the Board discussed the sporting successes of 2018 and identified areas that need to be improved in each of the NOC’s five strategic drivers, including Sport for All, further federation development and sports psychology. The Jordan Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sport Regulations, which had been pre-approved by the IOC, were also presented to the Board and later the General Assembly. Info at

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