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  1. News - World

    Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge.

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 11:45pm by AP

    ... BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge. ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC made right move to drop wrestling: Jacques Rogge

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Rogge defends exit and shortlisting of wrestling The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic programme and then include it in a shortlist for those Games was no mistake, IOC president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. Wrestling was taken off the programme in February in a move that stunned the sporting world, ...

  3. Jacques Rogge will have plenty to think about on his long flight home

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... China may have changed the Olympics more than the Olympics changed China, writes PETER SIMPSON Oh, to be a fly on the wall beside Jacques Rogge's first-class seat as his aircraft ... imagine Rogge saying to himself. As the plane flies out of China airspace, perhaps he will loosen his tie and close his eyes to marvel at the feat of Michael Phelps and the rise of China ...

  4. Gosper laughs off reports he faces sack

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Hotel for an executive board meeting after he failed to appear with IOC President Jacques Rogge at his first press conference of the Games on Saturday. His absence from the podium has been seen as further evidence of a rift between other senior IOC members angered after he publicly named Mr Rogge as one of those privy to a perceived U-turn over unfettered internet access for the media. ...

  5. Real sporting heroes understand first ethos of sport- sportsmanship

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... president Jacques Rogge. As we reported last Sunday after the lightning Bolt's 100m sprint into the history books in the Bird's Nest, he started his celebrations 10 metres out from ... Rogge, an athlete of the old school, and, let be noted, a fan of that sport where sportsmanship is celebrated- rugby. 'I have no problem with him doing a show,' Rogge said. 'I ...

  6. Olympic spirit

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao New recruits pose in front of a logo for the Beijing Olympic Volunteer Programme yesterday as the city kicked off the project, hoping to find 100,000 to help in staging the 2008 Games. International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said volunteers would follow millions in a Games tradition. Liu Qi, president of the Beijing organising committee, said ...

  7. Sport briefs

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IOC president Rogge considers youth Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge is considering launching the equivalent of Olympics for teenagers, French sports daily L'Equipe reported. 'They would be dedicated, according to the disciplines, to athletes from the age of 14 years old to 18 years old,' Rogge told the newspaper. Rogge also ...

  8. Rogge to award gold

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay International Olympic Committee president Dr Jacques Rogge will present the gold medals to the winners of the men's rugby sevens competition on Sunday. Rogge's appearance will be highly appropriate as it will be the first time that sevens will be played in a multi-sport games since it was accepted as an Olympic medal sport. ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Olympics chief Rogge faces backlash over vote to eliminate wrestling

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

    ... de Coubertin's modern version -- could boil over at the IOC congress from September 7-10. It could also cast a shadow over the climax of IOC president Jacques Rogge's 12-year term, ... it look ludicrous. "It shouldn't have happened in the first place. There is enough to be voted on in Buenos Aires with the city for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Rogge's successor. ...

  10. Making a big impression

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Visiting Olympic supremo Dr Jacques Rogge will have plenty to digest after being treated to another vintage display of festival spirit and fine rugby at a packed Hong Kong Stadium yesterday ...




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