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Topic - Thomas Bach
IOC President Thomas Bach arrived in Norway on Monday amid growing local opposition to Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
IOC President Thomas Bach has expressed "growing concern" at political developments in Ukraine and given $300,000 to help its athletes.
It all started with some casual conversation over dinner at an Italian restaurant in Manhattan six months ago. It ended with an eye-popping $7.75 billion deal that will keep Olympic coffers flowing for another two decades.
The latest deal was announced Wednesday after secret negotiations between the IOC and NBC. There was no auction or open bidding this time, with only NBC making an offer.
The Olympics are staying on NBC in the United States through 2032 in a record $7.75 billion deal that cut out rival networks and seals the long-term financial security of the IOC.
The United Nations and the International Olympic Committee signed an agreement Monday to use the power of sports to promote peace and economic development, a move that strengthens collaboration between two of the world's major organizations.
The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it was "premature" to speculate about taking the 2016 Games away from Brazil.
With the Sochi Olympics behind them, IOC leaders are gathering in Turkey this week amid growing alarm over Brazil's troubled preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
After years on the outside looking in, Dick Pound is back with a new role in the International Olympic Committee.
IOC President Thomas Bach offered his support Wednesday for increasing the participation of female athletes from Saudi Arabia in the Olympics.
IOC President Thomas Bach is visiting Qatar, where he discussed the gulf state's preparations for the 2022 World Cup and its treatment of migrant workers.
French ski great Jean-Claude Killy has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee, declaring it's time to move on after spending the past seven years heading the oversight panel for the Winter Games in Sochi.
As the Olympic circus packs up and flies away from Russia, the Black Sea city of Sochi is looking anxiously toward the future.
At the midpoint of the Sochi Games, not yet marred by a single case of doping, the IOC's top medical official said its efforts to catch drug cheats were so successful they had scared them all away.
"They thought all this money went into a big sack in Lausanne and these guys were driving around in these black cars spending this money," he said.
Addressing the financial concerns, Bach said the IOC will contribute about $750 million to the host city and expressed confidence that local organizers will break even or make a profit on their operational budget.