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India Interested In Hosting 2036, 2040 Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach

Aug 25, 2021 PTI

Even after Brisbane, Australia, was chosen last month to host the 2032 Summer Games, the IOC enjoys a queue of suitors to host the Olympics in 2036, 2040 and even beyond

Faster, Higher, Stronger And Now 'Together': IOC Adds Fourth Olympic Motto

Jul 20, 2021 PTI

The proposal to include the word together was made by IOC President Thomas Bach, which was endorsed by the body's Executive Board (EB) in April

Tokyo Olympics 'Will Give Humanity Faith In The Future': IOC President Thomas Bach

Speaking at the opening of the IOC Session in the Japanese capital on Tuesday, Bach said the Olympic stage is now set for the athletes 'to shine and inspire the world'

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Gets Mixed Reaction In One-day Visit To Hiroshima

Jul 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The same day, IOC vice-president John Coates visited Nagasaki, the second Japanese city on which an atomic bomb was dropped

New Normal At Tokyo Olympics - Wear Your Own Medals On The Podium

IOC also confirmed that in Tokyo 'there will be no handshakes and there will be no hugs during the ceremony'

15 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Brings Attention To Hiroshima - Some Unwanted

Associated Press (AP)

Bach is expected to place a wreath at the Peace Memorial Park, visit the Peace Memorial Museum and view the Atomic Bomb Dome.

14 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Thomas Bach Meets Yoshihide Suga As Coronavirus Cases Approach 6-month High


Suga asked Bach to ensure that the Olympics will be safe, particularly for the Japanese public, of which fewer than 20 percent are fully vaccinated

10 July, 2021

Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Delivers Message Of Reassurance To Athletes On Arrival In Tokyo

Associated Press (AP)

Bach encouraged athletes to take solace in the knowledge that there will be billions watching around the globe.

08 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Greeted By State Of Emergency


Thomas Bach's arrival comes just two weeks before the postponed Olympic Games are set to open. He largely avoided cameras and went to the International Olympic Committee's games headquarters in Tokyo

30 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Arrives In Japanese Capital On July 8; COVID-19 Infections On Rise Again


Thomas Bach is also expected to visit Hiroshima on July 16, at the same time as his vice president and colleague John Coates is to visit Nagasaki

28 May, 2021

IOC Tries To Reassure Olympic Athletes Over COVID-19 Waiver Releasing Tokyo Organisers From Liability

Associated Press (AP)

Athlete groups have argued that too much risk and responsibility is being placed on the competitors set to take part in the Tokyo Olympics.

23 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Backlash Grows Against IOC Honchos, Many Say They Don't Value Lives Of Athletes


Tokyo Olympics organizers and the IOC say that the Games will be safe because of extensive testing and building a bubble around the athletes

22 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympics On Schedule, Says IOC Chief Thomas Bach Despite Japanese Opposition


Thomas Bach's remarks came close on the heels of IOC vice president John Coates' views that the Tokyo Games will go ahead even if the city is under a state of emergency

19 May, 2021

IOC Offers Tokyo Medical Help Amid Call For Olympics Cancellation


Thomas Bach attempted to assure the Japanese public and athletes coming to Tokyo that the IOC will hold 'safe and secure' Olympics in the midst of the pandemic

10 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Cancels Japan Trip Because Of COVID-19 Cases


The postponement is an embarrassment to the IOC and local organizers with the Tokyo Olympics opening in just over 10 weeks

07 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Head Says, IOC president Thomas Bach Visit To Japan Could Be 'Tough'

Associated Press (AP)

The postponed Olympics are to open in only 11 weeks, on July 23, followed by the Paralympics on Aug. 24.

11 March, 2021

International Olympic Committee And China Make Coronavirus Vaccine Deal For Tokyo, Beijing Games


The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing are scheduled for February

10 March, 2021

Thomas Bach Re-elected As International Olympic Committee President Until 2025

Associated Press (AP)

The German lawyer was unopposed and won the vote 93-1, with four members abstaining

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath arrives to pay tribute to Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, who was found dead at the Baghambari Gaddi Math in mysterious conditions, in Prayagraj.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath talks to the media as he arrives to pay tribute to Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, who was found dead at the Baghambari Gaddi Math in mysterious conditions,...

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Union Minister and BJP candidate for Rajya Sabha, L Murugan files his nomination for Rajya Sabha elections in the presence of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and others in Bhopal.

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Crowd of media personnel and other at the Baghambari Gaddi Math where UP CM Yogi Adityanath arrived to pay tribute to Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, who was found dead in...

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Devotees offer prayers outside Bade Hanuman temple as it is closed after Mahant Narendra Giri was found dead in mysterious condition, in Prayagraj.

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