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139th IOC Session

The Session is the general meeting of the Members of the IOC.

It is the IOC’s supreme organ, and its decisions are final. An ordinary Session is held once a year, while Extraordinary Sessions may be convened by the President or upon the written request of at least one-third of the Members.

139th IOC Session
Watch the last day of the 139th IOC Session live here on Friday, May 20, from 12.00 CET onwards.
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140th IOC Session
Voting takes place to decide if Mumbai will host the 2023 session, during the 139th IOC Session
The next IOC Session will be held in 2023 in Mumbai, India, from May 30 to June 1.
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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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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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