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# thomas-bach - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Rescheduling of Olympics 'not restricted to summer months'

The rescheduling of the Games begins now, with doubts surrounding whether or not there will be a traditional athlete village.

# thomas-bach - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

Olympic Federation of Ireland says postponement is ‘the right call given the times that we are in’.

# thomas-bach - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# thomas-bach - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Could the Olympics be cancelled outright? 'I think there is a chance. Let's be realistic'

Olympian and current secretary of the European Olympic Committee Athletes Commission, David Harte, speaks to The42.

# thomas-bach - Monday 16 March, 2020

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics

Officials like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC chief Thomas Bach have repeatedly insisted preparations should continue.

# thomas-bach - Friday 9 September, 2016

From Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director Martin Burke

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Rio police are seeking the arrest of OCI sports director Martin Burke, though he is not named on the same charges as Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon.

# thomas-bach - Monday 22 August, 2016

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

# thomas-bach - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Some Russian athletes could compete in Rio - but they'll face extra tests to prove they're clean

Athletes cleared by IAAF or CAS will be allowed to compete under the Russian flag.

# thomas-bach - Monday 24 August, 2015

Usain Bolt win reverberates in anti-doping fight

“We build people up to break them down, that’s just human nature.”

# thomas-bach - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# thomas-bach - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

New illegal substances fuel sports cheats

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach called this week for a renewed focus on the “evils” of doping and protection of “clean athletes.”