Tokyo declares bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo will bid for the 2020 Olympics, hoping to show the world how it has recovered after the devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Rogge pledges to step up IOC fight against doping

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge has promised to strengthen the fight against doping cheats, calling it the IOC`s top priority.

Olympics chief rules out Koreas hosting 2018 Games

IOC president Jacques Rogge has ruled out the idea of North Korea co-hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics awarded to South Korea last week.

Olympics chief Rogge courts S. Africa bid for 2020

Olympics chief Jacques Rogge gave his stamp of approval to a bid by South Africa for the 2020 Games.

Tokyo would have`strong` Olympic bid: IOC chief

The head of IOC has said Tokyo would be a "very strong" candidate to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

`No problem` with Contador racing in France

IOC President Jacques Rogge says Alberto Contador should be allowed to race in the Tour de France.

Sports in danger from USD 140bn illegal betting: Rogge

Olympic chief Jacques Rogge warned on Tuesday that sports as a whole was in danger from an estimated 140 billion dollars a year in illegal betting worldwide.

Illegal betting could hit Olympics, says Rogge

Illegal betting is as big a threat to the integrity of sports, says Rogge.

South Africa capable of hosting Olympics says Rogge

South Africa has the ability to host a summer Olympic Games following the success of this year’s soccer World Cup, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge said on Monday.

Rogge hails Youth Games as `perfection`

IOC president Jacques Rogge on Thursday hailed the Youth Olympics in Singapore as exceeding all expectations as the inaugural Games drew to a close.

IOC president says Commonwealth Games will be good

IOC president Jacques Rogge
predicted Tuesday that the Commonwealth Games in India will be
a success, despite preparations being overshadowed by
corruption allegations and delays in venues being completed.

IOC chief hails London example of regeneration

Jacques Rogge said London 2012 was a "beautiful example" of what the Olympics should be about.

Rogge remains tightlipped about successor

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has been able to think about his own plans for when he steps down from the most powerful job in sport in 2013.

Sports Ministry seeks meeting with IOC chief on tenure limit

Sports Ministry today sought an early meeting with IOC President Jacques Rogge to solve what it described as a "false situation of crisis" created by the IOA officials.

Rogge vows tough line on age, drug cheats

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge on Wednesday vowed a tough line on anyone taking drugs or lying about their age at this year’s Youth Olympic Games.

Women’s Ice hockey game must improve, says Rogge

The future of women’s ice hockey at the Winter Olympics could be in doubt if other nations do not start challenging the domination of Canada and the United States, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

We won`t lobby for Nobel Peace Prize: IOC chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has rejected the idea of the olympic movement lobbying in any way for the Nobel Peace Prize.

IOC will weed out drug cheats, says Rogge

The International Olympic Committee will use a number of measures to weed out doping offenders at next month`s Vancouver winter Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

Rogge happy with Sochi`s progress for 2014 Games

IOC president Jacques Rogge gave his full support to the organisers of the 2014 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, saying he was very happy with Sochi`s progress.

IOC`s Rogge says he trusts Brazil on Games security

Brazil will find ways to ensure the safety of Rio de Janeiro`s 2016 Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge said on Thursday, after an outbreak of violence raised questions over the Games` security.