IOC = The International Olympic Committee held a board meeting in Switzerland on the 6th, and postponed the decision on the location of the 2030 Winter Olympics, which Sapporo City is aiming to host, after next year's general meeting. decided to

At a board meeting held in Lausanne, Switzerland on the 6th, the IOC discussed the selection of the host city for the 2030 Winter Games, which Sapporo City is aiming to host, and governance issues of international sports organizations. .

In an online press conference after the board meeting, Olympic Director Christophe Dubi said about the 2030 Games, "We don't aim to decide on the venue next year's general meeting. We want to have a grace period to make the best decision. ”, He revealed that he would postpone the initial schedule of the general meeting to be held around autumn next year regarding the timing of deciding the venue.

The reason for this is that due to climate change such as global warming, the number of cities that can host winter games in a sustainable manner is decreasing, so it is necessary to have a deeper discussion on how the games should be held.

Also, regarding the point that the preparation period for the Games will be shortened by postponing it, the three cities that have been running for candidate sites so far: ▽Sapporo, ▽Salt Lake City in the United States, ▽Vancouver in Canada He expressed the view that there was no problem with the past record of holding winter tournaments.

In addition, it is said that a plan to proceed with the selection of the venue for 2030 and 2034 at the same time is being considered.