January 09, 2020 10:17 pm
The Games have seen both political protests by athletes in the past as well as boycotts of nations and Bach said any infusion of politics into the Games in Tokyo starting on July 24 would not be welcome.
November 29, 2018 3:45 pm
As their relationship continues to thaw, the Koreas agreed in September to pursue a bid to co-host the 2032 Summer Games.
November 24, 2018 7:12 pm
Thomas Bach said he wanted closer co-operation from Japanese officials to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were the cleanest on record in terms of doping.
October 19, 2018 12:22 am
Gerardo Werthein, who heads the Argentine Olympic Committee, said there was no consensus yet on a 2032 Buenos Aires bid.
April 20, 2018 8:45 am
Narinder Batra expresses interest in hosting the Asian Games, Youth Olympics and Olympics, but Thomas Bach gives no assurances.
April 19, 2018 9:25 pm
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday met International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and assured him of the country's commitment to clean sports
March 31, 2018 3:03 pm
Both the North and South hailed the Pyeongchang Games as a significant step toward easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula that reached dangerously high levels last year as the North stepped up its missile tests and detonated its largest nuclear device to date.
March 06, 2018 2:55 pm
The ministry added that no date had been set yet for IOC President Thomas Bach to receive the Cheongryong Medal.
February 09, 2018 9:04 am
Dressed in an official uniform and a thick winter coat, Bach waited for the flame near the IOC hotel, with the temperature hovering around minus 10 degrees Celsius (14 Fahrenheit).
February 04, 2018 10:25 pm
Disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment.