IOC President

  • Thomas Bach takes charge as IOC president September 18, 2013

    Lausanne (Switzerland): One week to the day after being elected the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach took over the reins from his predecessor, Jacques Rogge, at the IOC headquarters on Tuesday. Bach spent his first day in meetings with Honorary President Rogge, IOC Director General Christophe...
  • 'Beijing progress good, stay focussed' September 2, 2006

    Athens: International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says preparations for the 2008 Beijing Games are on track but feels good use of the time remaining is vital for a well-organised Olympics. "The regular reports I receive are very positive as we see the amazing venues that Beijing decided to build,...