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  1. News - World - OLYMPICS

    Sochi Winter Olympics begin with Putin trying to refute critics

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 06:39pm by AFP

    ... European Union states Britain, France, and Germany were conspicuous by their absence, a move seen by many as a snub over Russia's now notorious anti-gay law. Underscoring fears over security, ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Bach remains the favourite to fill Rogge’s shoes

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... had the feeling they had no interest in sport." The only clouds hanging over him have come from within Germany. An academic report released in early August on organised doping in the former West Germany in the 1970s posed the question of whether he was aware of what was going on, which he says he was not. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Pledge to fight for Olympic Games in Africa

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... disproportionate," he said. Wu, 65, will take on five others hoping to succeed outgoing president Jacques Rogge at an election in Buenos Aires on Saturday. They are Germany's Thomas Bach, Ng Ser Miang ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    International Olympic Committee review could mean fewer athletes

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... there are more sports knocking on the door wanting to be part of it, so I think there is going to be a fine balance." Ng is up against Germany's Thomas Bach, Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico, Wu ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    New IOC head Bach aims to alter bid city mentality

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... are imposing too much too early." Bach, who won Olympic gold for West Germany in the fencing team foil event at the 1976 Games in Montreal, also said with his new workload he would be cutting all ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Russia urged to respect gay rights at Sochi Olympics

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... comparing Putin's "barbaric, fascist law" to persecution of Jewish people in Nazi Germany. "An absolute ban on the Russian Winter Olympics of 2014 in Sochi is simply ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    New boss Bach lays out his priorities

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... them to participate in sports." Agence France-Presse New Lord of the Rings Age:  59 Date of birth:  December 29, 1953. Born: Wurzburg, Germany. Occupation:  Lawyer. Olympic participation:  ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Inside track leads Bach to IOC presidency

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 11:51pm by AFP

    ... report – commissioned by him – was released alleging that, like their then East German neighbours, West Germany too had indulged in systematic doping of their athletes. Bach dismissed the claims ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Boxing chief Wu confirms IOC presidency bid

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 04:49pm by Reuters in Berlin

    ... Reuters in Berlin 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, both IOC vice presidents, ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    It’s Asia’s turn at IOC, says Singapore’s Ng

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "I'm happy that we have very strong candidates," said Ng, Singapore's non-resident ambassador to Norway. Germany's Thomas Bach is touted as the front-runner, followed by Ng ...




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