IOC's Bach 'very confident' Tokyo Olympics will have fans

IOC's Bach 'very confident' Tokyo Olympics will have fans

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said Monday he is now ‘very, very confident’ that spectators will be able to attend next year's Tokyo Olympics, as he kicked off a visit aimed at boosting momentum for the pandemic-postponed Games.

Olympic chief says Games cannot be 'marketplace of demonstrations'

Olympic chief says Games cannot be 'marketplace of demonstrations'

Olympic chief Thomas Bach warned against allowing the Games to ‘descend into a marketplace of demonstrations’ on Saturday after criticism of a rule banning protests by athletes.

IOC chief Bach says Games not 'tainted' by doping cases

IOC chief Bach says Games not 'tainted' by doping cases

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said the fight against doping continued and suggested it could never be won, but confirmed that a ban on Russia would be lifted ...

IOC president Bach defends decision on Russia over doping

IOC president Bach defends decision on Russia over doping

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has defended its decisions to ban the Russian Olympic Committee from the 2018 Winter Games over doping ...

Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill

Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill

Denmark's parliament on Tuesday adopted reforms aimed at dissuading migrants from seeking asylum by delaying family reunifications and allowing authorities to seize their valuables ...