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3 months ago
IOC president Bach says terrorism must never triumph
Geneva, Jan 2 - International Olympic Committee - President Thomas Bach has insisted Sochi 2014 is for athletic achievements and that terrorism must never triumph in his New Year's message following two deadly bomb blasts in the Russian city of Volgograd this week.The German, who succeeded Jacques Rogge to become the ninth IOC chief last September, condemned the terrorist attacks which left more t ... read more

Beijing | 3 months ago
Shift in power heralds changes to Olympic movement
Beijing, Dec 25 - The Olympic Movement was at a crossroads in 2013 when the International Olympic Committee - underwent a shift in power in more than a decade by electing Thomas Bach as its president, replacing Jacques Rogge.The 59-year-old German claimed an overwhelming victory over five rivals in a secret ballot by his fellow IOC members in Buenos Aires in September, which was widely interpreted ... read more

7 months ago
Thomas Bach takes charge as IOC president
Lausanne -, Sep 18 - One week to the day after being elected the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee -, Thomas Bach took over the reins from his predecessor, Jacques Rogge, at the IOC headquarters here Tuesday. Bach spent his first day in meetings with Honorary President Rogge, IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper and the IOC directors. The day was capped with a reception ... read more

7 months ago
Thomas Bach takes charge as IOC president
Lausanne -, Sep 18 - One week to the day after being elected the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee -, Thomas Bach took over the reins from his predecessor, Jacques Rogge, at the IOC headquarters here Tuesday.Bach spent his first day in meetings with Honorary President Rogge, IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper and the IOC directors. The day was capped with a reception fo ... read more

7 months ago
IOC upgrades FIA to full recognition status
Paris, Sep 17 - After two years of provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee -, the status of world governing body for motorsports FIA has been upgraded to full recognition in accordance with the sporting and governance standards of the Olympic Charter. The decision was taken by a meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Buenos Aires last week. The IOC decision confirms that th ... read more

Paris | 7 months ago
IOC upgrades FIA to full recognition status
Paris, Sep 17 - After two years of provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee -, the status of world governing body for motorsports FIA has been upgraded to full recognition in accordance with the sporting and governance standards of the Olympic Charter.The decision was taken by a meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Buenos Aires last week.The IOC decision confirms that the st ... read more

7 months ago
IOC president Rogge thanks all as he steps down
Buenos Aires, Sep 11 - Jacques Rogge laid down the office he held as the eighth Interntional Olympic Committee president here with an emotional speech that twice received standing applause from members. The short, three-minute speech Tuesday was full of gratitude and best wishes for the future of the Olympic movement. Rogge said his thanks to his family, his colleagues and all stakeholders, repo ... read more

Buenos Aires | 7 months ago
IOC president Rogge thanks all as he steps down
Buenos Aires, Sep 11 - Jacques Rogge laid down the office he held as the eighth Interntional Olympic Committee president here with an emotional speech that twice received standing applause from members.The short, three-minute speech Tuesday was full of gratitude and best wishes for the future of the Olympic movement. Rogge said his thanks to his family, his colleagues and all stakeholders, reports ... read more

7 months ago
Thomas Bach elected new IOC president
Buenos Aires, Sep 10 - Thomas Bach of Germany was elected Tuesday as the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee - following two rounds of votes at the 125th IOC Session here. Bach was chosen over fellow presidential candidates - Sergey Bubka -, Richard Carrion -, Ser Miang Ng -, Denis Oswald - and Ching-kuo Wu -. Thank you very much to all of you, said Bach following his election ... read more

Buenos Aires | 7 months ago
Thomas Bach elected new IOC president
Buenos Aires, Sep 10 - Thomas Bach of Germany was elected Tuesday as the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee - following two rounds of votes at the 125th IOC Session here.Bach was chosen over fellow presidential candidates - Sergey Bubka -, Richard Carrion -, Ser Miang Ng -, Denis Oswald - and Ching-kuo Wu -.Thank you very much to all of you, said Bach following his election. Le ... read more

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