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The International Olympic Committee , IOC , selected Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games . IOC president Jacques Rogge congratulated Tokyo on its "excellent bid" and "comprehensive" victory...Japan 's bid for 2020 billed the city as the safe
IOC President Jacques Rogge has backed Pat McQuaid to lead the International Cycling Union in its ongoing dispute with the World Anti-Doping Agency. Rogge says the Olympic body does not currently plan on intervening in a dispute fuelled by the Lance
Topics International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge answers a reporter's question at a news conference in Seoul February 1, 2013 after he visited venues for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. International Olympic Committee
Staff writer Published July 23, 2012 Forty years ago this September, at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich, Palestinian terrorists took hostage 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the Olympic Village. Two of the athletes were executed, and after a 20-
IOC President Jacques Rogge has praised the "good show of flexibility" by Olympic organizers to bring in Army troops to fill the shortfall in security guards for the London Games. Rogge says he is not worried by the failure of private security firm
IOC President Jacques Rogge says he can't guarantee "100 percent" that female athletes from Saudi Arabia will compete at the London Olympics, although he remains optimistic the Gulf kingdom will send women to the games for the first time. Rogge tells
A judge ruled the former French President Jacques Chirac guilty in a trial engagement policy that has made history by producing the first conviction of a&
New Zealand is not too small to host an Olympic Games, the head of the International Olympic Committee says. IOC president Jacques Rogge is in New Zealand for the final for the Rugby World Cup and has been impressed with New Zealand's performance
The trial of former French president Jacques Chirac for misuse of public funds is heading for likely dismissal, with even the prosecution calling for the 78-year-old to be discharged, in a case which has provoked a row about judicial independence.
Paris prosecutor seeks acquittal The former president is said to be suffering from lapses of memory The Paris prosecutor has asked for illegal party funding charges against former French President Jacques Chirac and nine others to be dropped.