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IOC President Thomas Bach Meets the Sochi 2014 Team

On his first visit to Sochi as the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach met members of Komanda 2014, the team made...

How Extensive Is the Power of Sheikh Ahmad?

Editor's Note: David Miller Aires talks exclusively to the influential Kuwaiti Sheikh Fahad, killed at the start of the Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1991,...

In the Warm Glow of Congratulations, Thomas Bach Should be Taking a Cold Shower...

Apparent equilibrium of the IOC can be elusory. Thomas Bach, the predicted newly elected President from Germany, will need to be bold, brave and...

Bach Must Now Turn to Future After Being Winner ‘Majority of People’ Wanted

"Ouffff!" The first word uttered by Thomas Bach as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, at around 12.42 p.m. today, may not have been very Presidential,...

Who Do You Love?

As circuses go, this one is most excellent. The question: who will be the next ringleader and where is the next tent to be...

Bach, Tokyo 2020 and Wrestling Bookmakers Favorites for Buenos Aires

London bookmakers William Hill have installed Germany's long-serving International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Thomas Bach as clear favorite to succeed Jacques Rogge as the...

International Doping News Roundup

While the American media remains on its 24/7 fixation with the standoff between New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball Commissioner...

Bubka to Present New Proposals to Deal with Athletes Attendants Involved in Doping Cases

Sergey Bubka revealed yesteday that he expects the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve new tough sanctions for coaches and officials involved in helping...

A Reflective Jacques Rogge

There are precisely two months to go in Jacques Rogge’s term as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He is not, at least...

Who Runs the IOC?

When, against expectation, Buenos Aires was elected host of the third Summer Youth Games for 2018. The crucial element was a gaffe by Juan...

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