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IOC president Bach says terrorism must never triumph

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 20:31

International Olympic Committee (IOC) 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.

Shift in power heralds changes to Olympic movement

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 16:46

The Olympic Movement was at a crossroads in 2013 when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) underwent a shift in power in more than a decade by electing Thomas Bach as its president, replacing Jacques Rogge.

IOC chief Thomas Bach keen on radically changing bid city mentality

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:25

Newly-elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will move into his new office in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Tuesday with little fanfare but with much to do.

Bach overwhelmed as he is elected IOC president

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 22:20

Thomas Bach achieved a long-held dream on Tuesday as he was elected to the most powerful position in sport, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), here.

Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 22:07

Thomas Bach has been elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and succeeding Jacques Rogge.

IOC members gear up to elect new president

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 11:15

Six men will wake up on Tuesday with hopes of ending the day as the most powerful man in sport by being elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and succeeding Jacques Rogge.

IOC could survive cancelled Games: Jacques Rogge

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 09:07

The finances of the IOC are healthy enough for the organisation to be able to afford the cancellation for whatever reason of an Olympic Games, president Jacques Rogge has said.

IOC opts for stability, money in picking Tokyo

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:51

The IOC was in no mood for new adventures when it picked Tokyo as the host of the 2020 summer Olympics.

IOA’s stance puts India’s return to Olympic fold in jeopardy

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 10:31

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has maintained its stand on the contentious chargesheet clause saying it wants the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to adopt it for ensuring good governance.

IOC consider action over Yelena Isinbayeva’s gay comments

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 09:17

The IOC will consider taking action against pole vault world champion Yelena Isinbayeva after her comments in favour of Russia`s new gay law triggered a major controversy last month.

Major decisions set for IOC Session in Buenos Aires

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 13:27

September promises to be an important month in the history of the Olympic Movement, with three key decisions scheduled to be made during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, over the next few days.

Olympics: IOC top job up for grabs as VP Bach eyes win

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:15

The departure of International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge after 12 years with his sure hand on the tiller marks the end of an era for the global sports organisation, and sees six candidates vying to replace him on September 10.