Published: Dec 08, 2021
Amid lingering international concern over the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Wednesday defended the organizations handling of her situation and dismissed suggestions that the IOC should take more aggressive action toward China as unnecessary and antithetical to its core stance of political neutrality.
Published: Nov 21, 2021
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach had a half-hour video call with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, the Olympic governing body said Sunday, amid global concerns about Pengs safety.
Published: Apr 25, 2017
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, April 25, 2017 - International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday defended last year's Games in Rio de Janeiro against criticism that expensive venues built for the event have since fallen into disrepair.
Published: Aug 03, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 2, 2016 (AFP) - Olympics chief Thomas Bach called for a complete overhaul of the global anti-doping system on Tuesday after revelations of state-backed cheating by Russia rocked preparations for the Rio Games.