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THOMAS BACH

OLYMPICS
Jul 22, 2016
IOC announces 45 failed doping retests from Beijing, London
Forty-five athletes have failed doping tests after their samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Games were reanalyzed, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Sep 26, 2015
'Munich 72 and Beyond' chronicles aftermath
Forty-three years ago this month, the Munich Massacre shocked the world.
JAPAN
Aug 4, 2015
IOC chief Bach welcomes Sapporo as potential 2026 Winter Olympics host
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Monday welcomed Sapporo's potential bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and played down Japanese concerns that the city will be at a disadvantage given that East Asia already has the 2018 and 2022 Winter Games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2015
IOC wants stadium plan finalized by end of July
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has asked Japan's organizing committee to finalize the main stadium plan for the 2020 Summer Games before the IOC meets in late July, Toshiaki Endo, the Cabinet minister in charge of hosting the Olympics, revealed Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 9, 2015
National Stadium architects reject reports they may be fired
The architects behind Tokyo's new National Stadium deny reports that they may be fired from the project as criticism mounts over the building's cost and appearance.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
May 27, 2015
IOC bolstered by SportAccord spat
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has emerged as the clear winner in a battle for influence over international sports federations as rival organization SportAccord has been left in tatters.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
May 9, 2015
Vizer stands by criticism of IOC
Two weeks after his shocking speech in Sochi, Marius Vizer gave a passionate, yet defiant defense of his fiery rhetoric, which drew the scorn of the IOC and other global sports governing bodies.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
May 2, 2015
Vizer's attack may be costly
Playing political hardball with the IOC is not a winning proposition.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 20, 2014
Bach hints at Olympic baseball return
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach is all in favor of bringing back men's baseball and women's softball as part of his 2020 Olympic agenda. He's just not ready to say so, quite yet.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Jun 14, 2014
USOC chief calls for changes in bid voting
Larry Probst, the United States Olympic Committee chairman, won't win a popularity contest within the IOC anytime soon.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Nov 20, 2013
IOC chief Bach leaves door open for baseball at 2020 Games
IOC president Thomas Bach said in an exclusive interview on Wednesday the possibility still exists for the inclusion of baseball and softball for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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