IOC denies allegation Thomas Bach interfered in French investigation

Olympics Oct 10, 2020

IOC denies allegation Thomas Bach interfered in French investigation

The IOC denied claims on Friday that president Thomas Bach intervened to help steer an Olympic official implicated in corruption away from France, where the investigation has been led. German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung's suggestion Bach contradicted a regular promise to cooperate fully with prosecutors in ...

IOC to probe payments on voting for Rio Games

Olympics Mar 4, 2017

IOC to probe payments on voting for Rio Games

Organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics denied on Friday that vote buying helped to secure the games after a French newspaper reported that a Brazilian businessman made payments to the son of an International Olympic Committee member before the vote. Le Monde said a company ...

Ex-IAAF chief Diack's son denies receiving Tokyo Olympics bid money

National May 15, 2016

Ex-IAAF chief Diack's son denies receiving Tokyo Olympics bid money

Papa Massata Diack, son of the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has denied allegations that he received money from the Tokyo Olympic bid team through a Singapore bank account in return for helping Tokyo land the 2020 Games. "I haven't ...