LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee has re-elected Thomas Bach for an additional four-year term as IOC president.
Jan 28, 2021 17:01
LAUSANNE: Following Wednesday’s International Olympic Committee executive board (EB) meeting, IOC president Thomas Bach reiterated the IOC’s commitment to delivering the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer.
Dec 01, 2020 19:12
LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will be the only candidate for the presidential election to be held during the 137th IOC Session in Athens in March 2021, it was announced Tuesday. As decided by the IOC executive board, the elected president will take office after the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.
Mar 24, 2020 18:03
TOKYO: Bowing to the inevitable, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach announced Tuesday that the Tokyo 2020 Games would be postponed; an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.
Jun 26, 2019 14:06
LAUSANNE: As the International Olympic Committee celebrated its 125th anniversary, IOC president Thomas Bach reiterated Tuesday that the vision and dreams of Pierre de Coubertin have “stood the test of time”, and that as we face an age of global crisis, “the values of the Olympic Games are as relevant now as they were then”.
Jun 19, 2019 15:06
NEW DELHI: Acting on expected lines now that the elections are done and dusted, the Union government has tendered an unconditional guarantee to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) clearing the path for international tournaments to return to India.
Apr 21, 2018 18:04
MUMBAI: In a significant development, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, backed by IOA president Narindra Batra and International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani, has informed IOC president Thomas Bach that Mumbai would be put forth as a candidate city to host the Youth Olympic Games in 2026 and 2032 Olympics.
Apr 20, 2018 16:04
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday met International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and promised him of the country’s commitment to clean sports, saying the ministry has zero tolerance for substance abuse or cheating.
Mar 27, 2018 18:03
NEW DELHI: International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will meet the newly-elected members of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) executive board during his brief visit to New Delhi between April 18 to April 20. Also visiting India during the period will be Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, president Association of National Olympic Committees and president Olympic Council of Asia.
Feb 26, 2018 14:02
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Sunday said that the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games opened up "new horizons" by introducing new events and digital technology and hosting a record number of athletes.
Feb 05, 2018 09:02
LAUSANNE: Boxing could be excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Games if the sport doesn’t sort out its governance and finance issues, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach warned on Sunday.