Thomas Bach

IOC President: More Russian Federations Could Be Banned from Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach said in a conference call on Wednesday that more Russian Federations could be banned from the Olympics…

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Brazilian President Rousseff Impeached 85 Days Out From Olympics

Today the Brazilian Senate has voted to proceed with the impeachment of current Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, leaving the country without its leader less than 90 days from the Olympics’ Opening Ceremony.

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IOC To Hand Over Rio Doping Case Rulings To CAS

In the ever-evolving global anti-doping environment, this week the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced a significant change in the handling of positive drug tests rendered during the Rio Olympic Games.

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Spread Of Zika Virus Leads To WHO Declaring Public Health Emergency

Due to the ‘explosive spreading’ of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, where reported cases number in the four million range this year alone, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a public health state of emergency.

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IOC President supports lifetime doping bans, but admits they aren’t legally possible

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach talked anti-doping in a press conference last week, noting that although he would support lifetime bans for doping, they wouldn’t hold up legally.

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IOC President Pleased With Rio 2016 Progress

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters at the IOC executive board meetings in Kuala Lumpur that he was confident that Rio De Janeiro will put together a great Olympic Games next year.

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Shouts From The Stands: Timing Of Rio 2016 Finals Give Americans Unfair Advantage

Impairing the performances of American opponents and the integrity of sports and competition is not for sale at any price. We won’t stand for it. We won’t permit it.

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IOC President Thomas Bach Significantly Increases Number of Women Nominated to IOC Commissions

These changes are another major step in the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement,”

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Event Cap at the Olympic Games Just One of ‘Agenda 2020’ Key Points

A Limit to the Number of Events in the Olympics? A Channel devoted to the Games? Read on, my friends.

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Preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games Back on Track

After a visit to Rio de Janeiro the IOC stated that they are satisfied with the progress of the city’s preparation for the 2016 Olympics…

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Le Clos Sits Down With IOC Boss Thomas Bach To Discuss YOG

South African superstar Chad le Clos was part of a group of Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors that met with IOC President Thomas Bach in Sochi…

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