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Thomas Bach says IOC committed to aiding Korean peace efforts

As their relationship continues to thaw, the Koreas agreed in September to pursue a bid to co-host the 2032 Summer Games.

Thomas Bach wants closer co-operation with Tokyo to ensure clean 2020 Games

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.


Thomas Bach says Buenos Aires could be excellent 2032 Olympics host

Gerardo Werthein, who heads the Argentine Olympic Committee, said there was no consensus yet on a 2032 Buenos Aires bid.

IOC evasive on IOA’s bidding designs for three major sports events

Narinder Batra expresses interest in hosting the Asian Games, Youth Olympics and Olympics, but Thomas Bach gives no assurances.

Rajyavardhan Rathore meets IOC president Thomas Bach, promises clean sports in India

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday met International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and assured him of the country's commitment to clean sports

IOC president meets North Korean leader Kim

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.


South Korea to honour Thomas Bach for Pyeongchang contribution

The ministry added that no date had been set yet for IOC President Thomas Bach to receive the Cheongryong Medal.

IOC's Thomas Bach, Games chief Lee carry torch as opening looms

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).

Thomas Bach saddened by US Gymnastics abuse scandal

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.

There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, says IOC's Thomas Bach

The run-up to the first winter Games in Asia outside Japan has been overshadowed by the diplomatic crisis and the United Nations Security Council stepped up sanctions against North Korea over most powerful nuclear test conducted on September 3.