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Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Forty years hence since very obvious doping had been taking place, at least in the sport of athletics, with East German and Russian and other Eastern Bloc athletes clearly doping under a systematic program,

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Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Christopher Kelsall September 18, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has issued a call to arms to the organisation’s membership for them to contribute to the ongoing process to reform the global anti-doping system. Bach,

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Rio 2016 ticket probe widened as Brazilian police name new suspect and claim Cartan Tours also did business with THG Sports

Rio 2016 ticket probe widened as Brazilian police name new suspect and claim Cartan Tours also did business with THG Sports

Christopher Kelsall September 9, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Brazilian police investigating ticketing touting at last month’s Olympic Games here widened their search today when they named the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) sports director Martin Burke as a new

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Bach claims no public funding used for Rio 2016 despite bailout as pays tribute to “iconic Games”

Bach claims no public funding used for Rio 2016 despite bailout as pays tribute to “iconic Games”

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed no public funding was spent on Rio 2016 and these Games will be remembered as a turning point in leaving a “much

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Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Christopher Kelsall August 1, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Thomas Bach today sought to shovel blame for the shambles over Russian participation at the Rio 2016 squarely onto the shoulders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In an uncharacteristically defensive performance

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Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 29, 2016 0

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start of Rio 2016. Bach has faced severe criticism since the decision

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Twenty-three athletes fail drugs tests after London 2012 reanalysis

Twenty-three athletes fail drugs tests after London 2012 reanalysis

Christopher Kelsall May 28, 2016 0

Inside the Games Twenty-three athletes have tested positive for banned substances following reanalysis of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, it has been confirmed. The athletes come from six different countries with the failures spanning five

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The IAAF and or the IOC should remove history of all performances by cheating athletes

The IAAF and or the IOC should remove history of all performances by cheating athletes

Christopher Kelsall December 11, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has vowed to build trust in the sport of athletics again. This is an admirable statement for an enormous, but

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Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Dick Straight April 21, 2015 0

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The SportAccord convention that is staking place in Sochi, Russia produced a controversial speech of vitriol by its President Marius Vizer to the International Olympic Committee and Thomas Bach,

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Germany’s Thomas Bach voted in as new IOC President

Germany’s Thomas Bach voted in as new IOC President

Christopher Kelsall September 10, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated German International Olympic Committee executive board member Thomas Bach was elected as the new president of the IOC, replacing Belgian Jacque Rogge, in Buenos Airies, Argentina, Tuesday. Bach is

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