Thomas Bach made that clear Wednesday when he vowed that the Olympics would be staged in July and that this time there is no back up plan.
The Tokyo Games are scheduled to open on July 23, with 11,000 athletes competing in 33 sports.
Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic
Rights groups speaking for Tibetans, Uighurs and others representing Hong Kong have sent an open letter to IOC President Thomas Bach
From the opening ceremony to life in the village on Tokyo Bay, the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will be like no other
On Tuesday Bach was visiting the Athletes' Village alongside Tokyo Bay, and the new $1.4 National Stadium in central Tokyo.
Thomas Bach seems certain to get four more years in 2021 after almost half of the 100 IOC members praised him in an online version of their annual meeting
Sudhanshu Mittal's allegation is that the IOA constitution of 2013, as approved by the IOC, provided that the presidential candidate will have to be a member of the preceding executive council and Narinder Batra was not at that time
Thomas Bach warned last week that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever
IOC president Thomas Bach admits that the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would have to be cancelled if it cannot take place next summer
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IOC in March took the historic decision to postpone the Games
Thomas Bach wrote in a letter to the Olympic movement, warning that, while the IOC would honour its financial obligations to Tokyo, it would probably have to make cuts
Thomas Bach was to visit Japan to check on preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games that was earlier postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic
Thomas Bach spoke to about 400 reporters on a conference call and was quizzed why, despite growing concern from athletes, it took so long to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games
The unprecedented decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games over the coronavirus pandemic sets off a complicated and costly exercise that involves ripping up years of planning
Japan has asked for a one-year postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympics over coronavirus pandemic. The Olympics have never before been postponed but were cancelled in 1916, 1940 and 1944 during the two world wars
The call, which was also expected to feature Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori and Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto, was scheduled for around 8pm local time (1100 GMT)
In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese organizers and IOC President Thomas Bach say that the Tokyo 2020 Games will open on July 24 at the USD 1.43 billion National Stadium. But there remain lots of answered questions. Here are some...
Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive from Kashmir, in Jammu. Four migrant labourers were shot dead in the valley by the terrorists in the past two days.PTI Photo
BJP activists burn an effigy during a protest against the recent killings of Bihari labourer by terrorists in Kashmir, in Patna.PTI Photo
Patients wait to undergo tests in a hospital, amid a spike in cases of vector-borne diseases, in BikanerPTI Photo
TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly by-elections in Nadia.PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party leaders wearing black arm bands protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP Assembly.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates