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IOC President invites Buhari to Lausanne, Switzerland

President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has congratulated the President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) on his victory at the polls and also extended an invitation to him to visit the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. 125 more words


IOC President Bach And French President Hollande Discuss Potential French Olympic Bid

President Bach says Paris would be a ‘very strong’ contender

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and French President François Hollande met again today at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne. 506 more words


Game Fixing Breaks Sports Integrity -- What About Church Fixing?

Game fixing occurs when a sporting event is made to follow a completely or partially predetermined result.  (When the same thing is done in church, is it “church fixing”?) 143 more words


IOC President Launches Festivities Marking The IOC’s 100 Years In Lausanne

Landmark study shows major impact the IOC has on the city, canton and country, with a contribution of over CHF 1 billion annually to the economy… 963 more words


Fantasy Talk: Men's National Baseball Team

Recently I wrote that it’s time for baseball to return to the Olympic Games.

Let’s have some fun with it.

It’s the gold medal game, and it’s Canada versus the reigning Olympic Champions (2008) South Korea, who is in your starting lineup? 102 more words


Sports For Development And Peace

When I was reminded that April sixth is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, I checked several websites to see if the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball had committed their organizations to this effort. 465 more words

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IOC Publishes Compensation Policy

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (REUTERS/Aly Song)

By Karolos Grohmann

BERLIN, April 2 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee published its indemnity policy for the first time on Thursday following a proposal from its ethics commission to increase transparency within the organization. 437 more words