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 […]

Spanish Sunshine Tour cancelled

Following the isolation of a second horse showing neurological signs of EHV-1 at the Spanish Sunshine Tour venue in Vejer de la Frontera (ESP), the FEI has cancelled the event which was due to run through March 28. Both horses are in the isolation stables two kilometers from the venue. The annual spring tour which […]

Meet a member: L.A. Sokolowski

We would like to take the opportunity to present our members for the IAEJ community of journalists and photographers during these trying times of a global pandemic. Next to go is one of our journalist members from the U.S : L.A. Sokolowski Questions & Answers Q:    Where exactly are you based? A:    Just south of […]

Meet a member: Pamela Burton

We would like to take the opportunity to present our members for the IAEJ community of journalists and photographers during these trying times of a global pandemic. Next to go is one of our journalist members from the U.S : Pamela Burton Questions & Answers Q:     Where exactly are you based? A:     I am now based outside […]

Meet a member: Massimo Argenziano

We would like to take the opportunity to present our members for the IAEJ community of journalists and photographers during these trying times of a global pandemic. Next to go is one of our photographer members from Italy: Massimo Argenziano   Questions & Answers Q:    Where exactly are you based? A:    My house is in […]