Sunday, 4th June 2023

Thomas Bach

24 Feb 2022
The International Olympic Committee harshly criticised Russia Thursday for violating an "Olympic Truce" with its attack on Ukraine and said it was coordinating humanitarian assistance to Ukrainian athletes where possible.
18 Feb 2022
The IOC called an immediate meeting with Chinese organisers to remind them to keep politics out of the Beijing Olympics, president Thomas Bach said Friday, after a local spokeswoman hit back at "lies" about Xinjiang.
7 Feb 2022
Peng Shuai has met Olympic chief Thomas Bach at the Beijing Winter Games, the IOC said Monday, while US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin suffered a bitter disappointment in her first attempt at gold in China.
6 Aug 2021
Olympics chief Thomas Bach said athletes gave "soul" to the Tokyo Games, admitting on Friday that he feared for the event after almost all spectators were barred.
30 Jul 2021
IOC chief Thomas Bach said US superstar Simone Biles had shown "Olympic spirit at its best" on Friday by cheering on her fellow gymnasts despite being sidelined with mental problems in Tokyo.
14 Jul 2021
Olympics chief Thomas Bach pledged Wednesday "not to bring any risk" to Japan with the Games, seeking to reassure a sceptical public as virus cases surge just over a week before Tokyo 2020 begins.
13 Jul 2021
Olympics chief Thomas Bach praised Tokyo on Tuesday as the "best-ever prepared" host city, as athletes began entering the Olympic Village 10 days before the opening ceremony.
10 May 2021
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has been forced to postpone a visit to Japan, the Games' organising committee said Monday, as virus cases surge less than three months before the Tokyo Games.
10 Mar 2021
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach promised to deliver a "safe, secure" Tokyo Olympics this year as he prepared to be re-elected for a second term on Wednesday.
8 Mar 2021
Thomas Bach will be re-elected unopposed for a second term as Olympic chief this week, just five months before the opening ceremony of the coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Games and less than a year from the increasingly scrutinised 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
29 Jan 2021
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has stated that relocating the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games to another city “is not possible” following reports that Florida has offered to host if Tokyo backs out due to the coronavirus pandemic.
28 Jan 2021
Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Wednesday said organisers were committed to holding a "successful and safe" Tokyo Games this year, dismissing cancellation talk as "speculation" -- but admitted for the first time that fans may not be allowed.


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Real Madrid's departing great Karim Benzema struck from the penalty spot to earn his side a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday as he said goodbye to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu.
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Karim Benzema and Lionel Messi are expected to move to Saudi Arabia, reports said on Sunday after the ex-France attacker's departure from Real Madrid was confirmed.
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Naples hailed its Serie A title heroes for the last time this season on Sunday as coach Luciano Spalletti walked away from Napoli after fulfilling the dream of generations of fans.
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Gov. Dauda Lawal of Zamfara on Sunday condemned Saturday’s bandits’ attacks on Sakiddar Magaji and Janbako communities in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. Lawal made the condemnation in a statement issued in Gusau by his media aide, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura. The governor described the attack as barbaric and unprovoked aggression on innocent people.…