ARTICLES RELATING TO THOMAS BACH

Coca-Cola, Mengniu sign Olympic sponsorship deal

2019-06-24 11:22

Coca-Cola and Chinese dairy firm Mengniu have signed a deal to become joint sponsors of the Olympic Games from 2021 to 2032.

IOC chief calls Semenya case 'complicated and delicate'

2019-05-06 06:36

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has called the controversial gender case of Caster Semenya "extremely complicated and delicate".

IOC chief 'admires' breakdance moves

2019-03-28 13:52

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach admits he's a fan of breakdancing's dizzy choreograph.

IOC defends stance on Russian doping

2017-08-04 20:18

The IOC defended its stance on Russia despite being criticised for baulking at calls to ban the country outright from last year's Rio Olympics.

IOC boss: More must be done to combat doping

2016-09-25 19:37

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants governments to do more to combat drugs in sport.

5 sports get Tokyo 2020 green light

2016-08-04 10:27

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed the addition of five new sports to the Tokyo 2020 programme.

Golf's Olympic future in doubt - Bach

2016-07-13 22:31

IOC chief Thomas Bach says that the lack of golf stars at Rio will be a key factor when deciding whether to keep the sport for Tokyo 2020.

'Dozens' of athletes likely banned from Rio

2016-05-18 11:30

IOC president Thomas Bach says "dozens" of athletes could be banned from the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio.

IOC boss concludes bid tour in LA

2016-02-02 07:15

The president of the IOC wrapped up his tour of the four bid cities for the 2024 Olympic Games with a visit to southern California.

Russian athletes to compete under Olympic flag?

2015-11-17 18:11

The chances of Russian athletes competing under the Olympic flag in Rio are "total speculation" the IOC says.

 

IOC chief praises Brisbane as it mulls 2032 Olympics bid

2019-05-06 11:16

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised Brisbane as the Australian city considers a bid to host the 2032 Games.

IOC head Bach has 'sympathy' for Semenya

2019-05-04 09:35

IOC President Thomas Bach said he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the star SA runner lost her appeal in a landmark case against track and field's governing body.

Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as Tokyo

2018-12-05 12:13

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory.

IOC boss should resign, says Olympic champion

2017-02-09 17:01

Germany's Olympic discus champion Christoph Harting has called for International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach to resign.

Rio organisers get grilled by IOC

2016-08-04 12:38

Rio Olympic organisers get grilled by the International Olympic Committee on the preparations and water pollution concerns.

Bach: We're going to have a great Games

2016-08-01 20:23

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said that Rio is ready to host a "great" Olympic Games despite the few glitches.

IOC calls for major 2017 anti-doping summit

2016-06-21 22:15

The IOC will call for a special summit on doping to be convened next year as part of its effort to purge drug cheats from sport.

'No evidence' of Olympic bid corruption - Bach

2016-03-02 22:28

IOC president Thomas Bach says there was "so far no evidence" of corruption in the bidding for the Rio and Tokyo Olympics.

Sports bodies must clean up to protect credibility

2015-12-30 16:43

IOC President Thomas Bach believes that sports organisations must work harder than ever in 2016 to clean up their image.

IOC chief "shocked" by doping scandal

2015-11-11 21:36

IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted the Russian doping scandal is "sad and shocking" for athletics.

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