Update from the IAEJ working group Tokyo2020

Dear members, No good news from the IAEJ working group Tokyo2020. We have had another very informative meeting with the FEI’s press department and we can assure everybody that every effort possible being made by the FEI to supply us with the best working circumstances during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are, however, very worried but […]

FEI Online Sports Forum 2021

A video replay, summaries and supporting documents from the first day of the FEI Online Sports Forum can be viewed here. Photos of the Sessions are available here. The FEI Online Sports Forum opens tomorrow, Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 12:00 CEST with a session on Grooms, followed by discussions on the Vaulting and Driving […]

Members going to Tokyo – request for flight information

Published on Tokyo 2020 Press Operations 17th May directed to all accredited members of the press. This is one of the many tasks mentioned in the checklist published earlier in May, Link here. Request for early input of arrival flight information into ADS Please allow us to extend our sincere gratitude towards your understanding and […]

Information from FEI for members with accreditation for the Tokyo Olympics

The FEI has of the 12th of May sent out an email to accredited media who have received their accreditation from the FEI/IOC. A checklist for accredited media has been put together in joint collaboration with the FEI and the IAEJ Tokyo 2020 working group.  If you are accredited through your NOC, a national Olympic […]

Members – we urgently need you to respond to a web survey concerning Tokyo 2020

On May 7th the Tokyo 2020 held a Stakeholder Briefing on Playbook for the Press via web conference system Bluejeans. Several presentations were given and a session with questions & answers concluded the 90-minute long briefing. Although several items were addressed that came up as question marks in the 2nd edition of Playbook for the […]

IOC Press Briefing

  THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet remotely by videoconference through a secure electronic system from 12-1.30pm CEST on Wednesday,  May 12, 2021.The EB is scheduled to receive reports from the Organising Committee for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.   Please click here to see the schedule.  Following the meeting, the IOC will be holding […]

CAS Upholds Athlete Appeal Against Abuse Sanction

THE FEI Tribunal’s 20-year suspension of UAE Endurance athlete Sh Abdul Aziz Bin Faisal Al Qasimi has been overruled on appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In its decision, the CAS has eliminated all sanctions, ruling that in its view the burden of proof of horse abuse had not been sufficiently met […]

Information for members with accreditation for the Tokyo Olympics

Dear members, The clock is ticking, the countdown to Tokyo is running. However, with less than 100 days to go before the Tokyo 2021 Olympics start, there is still no clear information under which regulations the work for the media will take place. As those of you who hold an accreditation for Tokyo 2021 know […]

FEI establish Return To Competition Protocols and Calendar Measures

A summary of the stakeholder consultation session to review Return To Competition protocols and calendar measures to mitigate the negative effects of Covid-19 and EHV-1, and to allow as many Events as possible to take place leading up to Tokyo, can be found here. FEI competitions in mainland Europe are due to resume April 12, 2021.  The […]

World Cup Finals cancelled as FEI shuts down international events in mainland Europe

The FEI has imposed a further two-week extension of the shutdown of all international events in mainland Europe until April 11, 2021 due to the ongoing outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1). The FEI had previously announced a 28-day shutdown on March 1, 2021. The shutdown will mean the cancellation of […]