Thomas Bach defends decision to allow Russian athletes in RioIOC president Thomas Bach defends the decision to allow Russian athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics despite allegations of state-sponsored doping in the country.
Aug 4, 21:33
IOC decision on Russia's Olympics participation 'within a week'The IOC reveals that it will make a decision on a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at the Rio Olympics in the next seven days.
Jul 20, 14:28
IOC willing to take 'tough sanctions' following Russian doping reportThe International Olympic Committee says that it will take the "toughest sanctions available" after Russia were accused of 'state-sponsored doping'.
Jul 18, 16:42
Russian, Kenyan athletes must prove innocence to compete at Rio OlympicsThe IOC announces that all athletes from Russia and Kenya must pass additional tests to prove their innocence ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Jun 21, 14:28
Twenty-three London 2012 competitors fail doping testsOlympic chiefs reveal that 23 London 2012 athletes have failed retrospective doping bans, conducted using the latest scientific methods.
May 27, 13:32
Retests prove 31 athletes doped at Beijing OlympicsA series of retests show that 31 so-far-unnamed athletes provided positive doping samples at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
May 17, 14:05
IOC president Thomas Bach confident of Russia reform before Rio 2016 OlympicsThomas Bach is confident that any Russia athlete that is proven to be clean will be able to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Nov 14, 17:59
IOC chief Thomas Bach expects Russia to be at Rio 2016 despite doping scandalIOC president Thomas Bach expects Russia to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, despite allegations of widespread doping and cover-ups.
Nov 11, 08:57
IOC president Thomas Bach calls for "external" FIFA presidentInternational Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach calls for FIFA to appoint an "external" president.
Oct 8, 15:00
IOC confirms Los Angeles, Rome among five bidding cities for 2024 OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee announces that Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Hamburg and Budapest are on the shortlist to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
Sep 16, 08:25
IOC announces £1.3m refugee fundThe International Olympic Committee announces that a £1.3m emergency fund will be made available to help refugees.
Sep 5, 06:55
Thomas Bach: 'Justin Gatlin is entitled to compete in Beijing'IOC president Thomas Bach admits that sprinter Justin Gatlin is entitled to compete at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug 21, 13:52
IOC president Thomas Bach: 'Olympics will grow golf's reputation'Golf's return to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 will help the game to grow globally, says IOC president Thomas Bach.
Jul 18, 13:24
IOC president Thomas Bach: 'FIFA must make substantial reforms'IOC president Thomas Bach says that FIFA must make substantial reforms.
Jun 9, 00:06
IOC president Thomas Bach speaks of "peace, tolerance and respect"IOC president Thomas Bach calls for all those who took part in the Sochi Games to spread the Olympic message of "peace, tolerance and respect".
Feb 23, 18:27
Thomas Bach praises "amazing" Sochi transformationInternational Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praises the "amazing" transformation that has taken place in Sochi.
Feb 23, 15:10
Thomas Bach: 'No snappy slogans at Sochi closing ceremony'International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach is not intending to use a snappy closing phrase to describe the Sochi Winter Olympics at the closing ceremony.
Feb 23, 13:48
IOC president praises "excellent" Sochi GamesThe 2014 Sochi Games have been "excellent", says International Olympic Committee member Thomas Bach.
Feb 23, 11:51
IOC president praises Ukrainian athletesIOC president Thomas Bach praises the Ukrainian athletes in Sochi for remaining part of the competition, despite the political crisis in the capital Kiev.
Feb 22, 18:42
Maria Komissarova condition "serious but stable" following surgeryMaria Komissarova remains in a "serious but stable" condition following surgery on a broken back.
Feb 16, 10:00
International Olympic Committee: 'Maria Komissarova accident unfortunate'Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, maintains that the Sochi course was not to blame for Maria Komissarova's accident yesterday.
Feb 16, 09:25
IOC president pleased with Sochi security measuresThe president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, is pleased with the safety measures in place in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Games.
Feb 14, 07:56
IOC president bemoans David Cameron absence in SochiThe president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, believes that British prime minister David Cameron should have attended the Sochi Games.
Feb 14, 07:22
Injured Sochi worker breaks both legsA worker at the bobsleigh arena in Sochi suffers two broken legs and concussion after being hit by a sleigh during track maintenance earlier today.
Feb 13, 17:08
Vladimir Putin formally opens Winter Olympics in SochiRussian President Vladimir Putin declares the Winter Olympics officially open at today's opening ceremony in Sochi.
Feb 7, 19:06
IOC President to Olympic athletes: 'We want your dreams to come true'International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach tells athletes at the Sochi Games opening ceremony that he wants their 'Olympic dreams to come true'.
Feb 7, 18:41
IOC president: 'We can't impose measures to resolve Russia's anti-gay laws'International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says that the organisation cannot resolve Russia's anti-gay laws ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Feb 5, 11:45
Thomas Bach named International Olympic Committee presidentThe International Olympic Committee names Thomas Bach as its new president.
Sep 10, 16:43
Thomas Bach favourite to be named as International Olympic Committee presidentGerman Thomas Bach is reportedly favourite to replace Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president this afternoon.
Sep 10, 11:22