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  • IOC chief invites Ramachandran for discussion on Indian sports 18-03-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: In a significant development, IOA president N Ramachandran has been invited by International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on March 26 in Lausanne, apparently, to discuss the roadmap of development of sports in the country, which last month came out of a 14-month suspension. The newly-elected IOA Executive...
  • IOC's tolerance message cut from NBC opening ceremony US broadcast 10-02-2014 10:32 AM

    An anti-discrimination message by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in his Sochi Olympics opening ceremony speech was cut from the NBC prime time broadcast in the United States on Friday, but seen by viewers in other countries. The omission follows international criticism of a law signed by Russia's President...
  • Political influence impinges on every sporting event 19-12-2013 10:13 AM

    Berlin: The year 2013 may prove to be a watershed for sports politics with every major event and decision during the last 12 months impacted by lawmakers. Whether it was the presence of prime ministers and royalty at the International Olympic Committee vote for the 2020 summer Games or FIFA...
  • IOC happy with IOA constitutional amendments, wants polls 11-12-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Pleased with the constitutional amendments undertaken by the IOA to bar charge-framed officials, the International Olympic Committee now wants the Indian body to conduct its elections as soon as possible to ensure a smooth return to the Olympic fold. In its first Executive Board meeting led by president...
  • IOC refuses to revoke India's suspension 11-12-2013 09:00 AM

    Lausanne: Indian athletes have been cleared to compete in the Winter Games in Sochi after the country complied with the IOC's ethics rules and avoided becoming the first country expelled from the Olympics in more than 40 years. Still to be determined is whether the few Indian athletes who have...
  • India could be kicked out of Olympics: IOC President 07-12-2013 09:31 PM

    Lausanne: India faces the ultimate sanction of expulsion from the Olympics unless it keeps corruption-tainted officials out of its ranks, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with The Associated Press. Bach said the IOC is prepared to withdraw recognition of the Indian Olympic Association if it fails to...
  • Thomas Bach takes charge as IOC president 18-09-2013 09:19 PM

    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...
  • IOC President Thomas Bach steps down as German sports chief 16-09-2013 11:18 PM

    Berlin: Newly-elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach stepped down as head of German sports on Monday as he prepares for his new post in Switzerland. Bach, voted in by a wide margin at the IOC Session last week, also stepped down as head of the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber...
  • Germany's Thomas Bach elected IOC president 10-09-2013 09:27 PM

    Buenos Aires: Thomas Bach was elected president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, keeping the powerful sports body in European hands. Bach, a 59-year-old German lawyer, succeeds Jacques Rogge, the Belgian who is stepping down after 12 years as head of the Olympic body. Bach, the long-time favorite, defeated...
  • Boxing chief Ching-kuo Wu confirms IOC presidency bid 23-05-2013 01:55 PM

    Taiwan's world boxing chief (AIBA) President Ching-kuo Wu announced his intention to run for International Olympic Committee president on Thursday, saying the Olympic movement should be bigger than just the Games. IOC Executive Board member Wu is the fourth IOC member following Germany's Thomas Bach and Singaporean Ng Ser Miang,...
  • Now watch out for 'Bach Gaye Re Obama' 08-11-2012 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Barack Obama's re-election as the US President, Indian film producer Ashok Pandey Thursday announced 'Bach Gaye Re Obama!', a sequel to the 2010 satire 'Phas Gaye Re Obama' (PGRO). "PGRO had its roots in recession when Mr Obama was battling it. Now, with Mr Obama...
  • C'garh: 2 dead in Naxal firing at CISF team in Dantewada 04-11-2012 10:58 AM

    Dantewada: Two people reportedly died when alleged Naxals opened fire at a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team posted at the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) mine project area in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh on Sunday morning. The dead included one CISF personnel. A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) team has been...
  • German Olympic chief pleads for dreams 30-07-2008 11:24 AM

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