Jacques Rogge

  • 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...
  • CSI slams IOA officials for objecting IOC directive 19-08-2013 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, on Monday lashed out at Indian Olympic Association (IOA) officials for objecting to IOC's directive to bar charge-sheeted persons from contesting elections, saying that their "bankrupt arguments" have totally exposed them. The CSI said that it has...
  • IOC must explain Games benefits to Brazilians, says Rogge 10-07-2013 11:50 PM

    Berne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must make an effort to explains the benefits of hosting the 2016 Olympics to sceptical Brazilians, the organisation's president Jacques Rogge said on Wednesday. Brazil was rocked by a wave of protests when it staged last month's Confederations Cup soccer tournament, considered a dry...
  • India's joint meeting with IOC postponed to May 15 17-04-2013 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: The much-anticipated joint meeting between representatives of the suspended IOA, the Sports Ministry and the International Olympic Committee, to find a way in resolving the issues that led to India's ban from the Olympics, has been postponed from May 7 to May 15. Sports Secretary PK Deb informed...
  • IOC warns IOA of possible disaffiliation 23-11-2012 08:02 PM

    In a letter to the Indian Olympic Association, the International Olympic Committee threatened to disaffiliate the national sports body if it followed government guidelines in the upcoming polls. ...
  • IOC warns IOA of possible ban if Sport Code is followed in polls 23-11-2012 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: In a new twist to controversial elections of the IOA, the International Olympic Committee on Friday warned of a possible ban on the national sports body if government regulations are followed in its poll on December 5. In a joint letter to Indian Olympic Association acting president Vijay...
  • IOC chief Rogge closes Beijing Olympics 24-08-2008 07:29 PM

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  • Bolt an immature icon, Rogge insists 24-08-2008 12:38 PM

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