Jacques Rogge

IOC preserves a century of Olympics history

The archives captured some of the most iconic, and curious, moments in Olympic history, from pictures of the first modern-era games in Athens in 1896 to a sack race in St.

Jul 16, 2015, 09:20 AM IST
IOC Salt Lake reforms example for FIFA: Thomas Bach

IOC Salt Lake reforms example for FIFA: Thomas Bach

The way FIFA can regain credibility is to implement reforms such as the International Olympic Committee did in the wake of the scandal surrounding the awarding of the 2002 Winter Olympics to Salt L

Jun 06, 2015, 15:51 PM IST
IOC clears way for Olympic return of baseball, softball

IOC clears way for Olympic return of baseball, softball

 Baseball and softball, out of the Olympics since the 2008 Beijing Games, edged closer to a return to the world`s biggest multi-sports event on Monday when the IOC approved sports programme changes.

Dec 08, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

IOC president Bach says terrorism must never triumph

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.

Jan 02, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

Shift in power heralds changes to Olympic movement

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.

Dec 25, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

IOC chief Thomas Bach keen on radically changing bid city mentality

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.

Sep 16, 2013, 08:25 AM IST

Bach overwhelmed as he is elected IOC president

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.

Sep 10, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge

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

Sep 10, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

IOC members gear up to elect new president

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.

Sep 10, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

IOC could survive cancelled Games: Jacques Rogge

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.

Sep 09, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

IOC opts for stability, money in picking Tokyo

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

Sep 08, 2013, 10:51 AM IST

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

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.

Sep 05, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

IOC consider action over Yelena Isinbayeva’s gay comments

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.

Sep 05, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

Major decisions set for IOC Session in Buenos Aires

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.

Sep 03, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

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

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.

Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM IST

Jitendra writes to IOC to stick to chargesheet clause

Miffed at the IOA`s decision to dilute the contentious chargesheet clause, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has shot off a letter to International Olympic Committee President asking the world body to stick to its earlier stand of barring corruption-tainted persons from contesting elections.

Aug 29, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Sergey Bubka takes Mandela line in IOC election race

Sergey Bubka`s main policy in his manifesto to be the next president of the IOC is to get young people around the world enthused into taking up sport.

Aug 11, 2013, 09:44 AM IST

Indian channel gets broadcast rights for 2016 Rio Games

Despite India serving a ban from the Olympic fold, the International Olympic Committee has awarded broadcast rights of several important multi-sporting events, including 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, for seven South Asian countries to an Indian channel.

Jul 31, 2013, 23:15 PM IST

Buenos Aires to host 2018 Youth Olympics

The third Youth Olympics will be hosted by Buenos Aires in 2018, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announced Thursday following a vote by the IOC members at an Extraordinary IOC Session here.

Jul 04, 2013, 22:04 PM IST

Chinese vice premier meets IOC president

Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge here.

Apr 23, 2013, 18:20 PM IST