Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA
Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA

Former IOC president Jacques Rogge, ‘remarkable sportsman, guardian of fair play’, dead at 79

  • Belgian political class pays tribute to ‘accomplished president’
  • Rogge was the eighth president of the IOC, from 2001 to 2013

Topic |   IOC (International Olympic Committee)
Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA
Jacques Rogge, then president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photo: DPA
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