IOC finances near $1bn

2013-09-08 17:12

Outgoing International Olympic Committee chief Jacques Rogge has announced financial reserves edging close to a billion dollars.

Wrestling voted onto shortlist

2013-05-29 21:02

The Executive Board of the IOC has included wrestling in a shortlist of three to be voted on by the wider membership.

Armstrong disgrace sad: Rogge

2013-01-24 18:19

Lance Armstrong's doping scandal was disappointing and sad, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge says.

WADA: We can't win dope fight

2012-11-12 21:02

The World Anti-Doping Agency's boss believes the Lance Armstrong case is part of a wider doping battle that will never be won.

Bolt not a legend yet: Rogge

2012-08-10 09:23

History-making Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is an icon but not a legend yet, IOC president Jacques Rogge says.

Rogge - minute silence for Munich victims

2012-07-23 17:52

Olympics chief Jacques Rogge has held a minute's silence to mark the 40th anniversary of deadly attacks on Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Games.

F1 ruled out for Olympics

2012-07-08 14:58

IOC president Jacques Rogge has ruled out F1 as an Olympic sport saying that the games are about athletes, not engines.

Cricket in with Olympic shot

2011-11-02 16:45

IOC President Jacques Rogge says the recent fixing scandal should not stop cricket from becoming an Olympic sport.

IOC President praises Blatter

2011-11-01 17:51

IOC President Jacques Rogge has praised Sepp Blatter for delivering on promises of re-opening a case of possible unruly behaviour.

SA 'ready' to host Olympics

2011-07-09 14:37

Jacques Rogge believes there is a "genuine desire" from SA, including President Jacob Zuma, to bid for the Olympic Games.

IOC support cricket Games bid

2011-06-07 15:25

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge says he will welcome a bid from cricket to feature at future games.

Rogge: need for sensible talks

2011-01-13 21:00

IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body and FIFA should hold "sensible discussions" to avoid a clash.

IOC heaps praise on SA

2010-12-06 10:27

The president of the IOC, Dr Jacques Rogge says South Africa has joined the top league of games organisers in the world.

IOC to discuss 2 new sports

2009-03-28 05:52

The seven sports vying for inclusion in the 2016 Olympic Games will know in August if they made the short list.


Rogge defends Brazil spending

2013-07-10 20:34

IOC president Jacques Rogge has defended the massive public spending on the World Cup and Olympics in Brazil.

Wrestling fights for Games spot

2013-03-07 21:51

The head of wrestling's world body has met with IOC President Jacques Rogge, promising to fight to retain the sport's Olympic status.

IOC chief Rogge hails Mandela

2013-01-24 16:47

IOC president Jacques Rogge says former president Nelson Mandela is the most impressive personality he met in his 12-year tenure.

IOC's Rogge back at work

2012-10-08 16:23

IOC president Jacques Rogge has returned to work a month after undergoing hip replacement surgery.

IOC to clamp down on doping

2012-07-24 14:09

Olympic chief Jacques Rogge vowed no let up in the war on doping as the IOC began its three-day session ahead of the London Games.

IOC backs Games food, drinks

2012-07-10 11:00

The International Olympic Committee has issued public backing of its Games sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald's.

Rogge backs Beckham snub

2012-07-05 10:06

IOC president Jacques Rogge supported the decision to omit David Beckham from the British football squad at the Olympics.

Blatter thanks Rogge

2011-11-02 13:42

The president of football's governing body FIFA Joseph Blatter on Wednesday thanked IOC president Jacques Rogge for his support.

Rogge coy on future US Games

2011-10-12 09:33

IOC president, Jacques Rogge wins gold medal in diplomacy when asked about next Olympics in the United States.

IOC president arrives in SA

2011-07-04 12:45

IOC president Jacques Rogge has arrived in Durban as the city prepared to host the 123rd session of the world body.

Rogge calls for clean sports

2011-05-11 13:13

IOC President Jacques Rogge says sports leaders must fight against corruption to prevent the type of ethics scandal shaking FIFA.

Rogge favours SA for 2020

2010-12-07 07:43

The trend of taking major sports events to uncharted territories could continue with Africa's first Olympics in 2020.

Rogge keen on SA Olympic bid

2010-06-23 22:13

Olympic chief Jacques Rogge would be glad if an SA city made a bid to host the Olympic Games after football's World Cup is over.

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