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IOC announces composition of Tokyo 2020 and Buenos Aires 2018 Coordination Commissions

IOC announces composition of Tokyo 2020 and Buenos Aires 2018 Coordination Commissions | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
IOC announces composition of Tokyo 2020 and Buenos Aires 2018 Coordination Commissions http://t.co/515b5e3cJ5
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Nine New IOC Members Elected

Nine New IOC Members Elected | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Turn to AroundTheRings.com for news about Olympic host and bid cities, coverage of London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018; Olympic sport program; IOC Executive Board; 2020 Summer Games; drug scandals and more.
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Germany's Thomas Bach elected IOC president

Thomas Bach was elected president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, keeping the powerful sports body in European hands.Bach, a 59-year-old German lawyer, succeeds Jacques Rogge, the Belgian who is stepping down after 12 years as head of the Olympic body.

Bach, the long-time favorite, defeated five rival candidates in the secret balloting. He received 49 votes in the second round to secure a winning majority. Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico finished second with 29 votes.

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Bach replaces Rogge as IOC president

Bach replaces Rogge as IOC president | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

German Thomas Bach has been elected as the new president of the International Olympic Committee.

The 59-year-old lawyer and former fencing gold medallist replaces 71-year-old Jacques Rogge, who is standing down after 12 years in charge

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Moscow Games boycott lit Thomas Bach's International Olympic Committee fuse

Had the West not boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Thomas Bach would be enjoying the fruits of a successful law practice in Germany.

Instead, on Tuesday he was elected as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president - the most powerful political position in sport and the sporting equivalent of being head of the United Nations.

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IOC names Thomas Bach president

IOC names Thomas Bach president | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected Thomas Bach as its new president, taking over from Jacques Rogge.
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Bach named new President of International Olympic Committee

Bach named new President of International Olympic Committee | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Germany's Thomas Bach is set to be named as the new President of the International Olympic Committee later today.
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The new IOC president must follow the example of Pope Francis

The new IOC president must follow the example of Pope Francis | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

It is very likely possibile, almost certain, that the new president of the IOC will be Germany’s fencing gold medallist, 60-year old lawyer, Thomas Bach.

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Ser Miang Ng - Vice-President, Singapore NOC and IOC

Ser Miang Ng - Vice-President, Singapore NOC and IOC | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

Ser Miang Ng has served as a vice-president­ of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 2009 and is a candidate to become the next IOC president in an election to be held at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires on September 10, 2013.

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Bach unconcerned as Oswald told off by IOC Ethics Commission on eve of Presidential election

Bach unconcerned as Oswald told off by IOC Ethics Commission on eve of Presidential election | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Denis Oswald has received a slap over the wrist for publicly criticising fellow International Olympic Committee Presidential candidate Thomas Bach on the eve of the election here tomorrow.
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Wrestling is Voted Back Into the Olympics for 2020

Wrestling is Voted Back Into the Olympics for 2020 | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

Wrestling is back in the Olympics.  The International Olympic Committee voted in favour of it re-inclusion with 49 of a possible 95 votes while opponents Baseball/Softball received 24 votes and Squash earned 22.  The decision was made at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires.

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Tokyo inspired by London in bid for Olympic glory

Tokyo inspired by London in bid for Olympic glory | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
With only days to go before the IOC votes, Japan is confident that its bid for the 2020 Games will be a success, despite concerns over radiation leaks from Fukushima, writes Justin McCurry.

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How Tokyo 2020 won its Olympics and Paralympic bid despite Fukushima

How Tokyo 2020 won its Olympics and Paralympic bid despite Fukushima | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Money; technical capacity; infrastructure; and a sprinkling of striking signature developments, such as the $1.5 billion Zaha Hadid-designed Kasumigaoka Stadium and Tokyo Bay's transformation.
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Bach to officially resign tomorrow from DOSB after being elected IOC President

Bach to officially resign tomorrow from DOSB after being elected IOC President | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

New International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will tomorrow begin resigning from his other positions, including as head of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and Ghorfa, the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he has told insidethegames.

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Thomas Bach ist neuer IOC-Präsident

Thomas Bach ist der neue Herr der Ringe. Der Wirtschaftsanwalt aus Tauberbischofsheim feierte im Wahlfinale in Buenos Aires einen souveränen Zweitrundensieg.

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Pound seeking election back to Executive Board as Coates unopposed for vice-president

Pound seeking election back to Executive Board as Coates unopposed for vice-president | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Former World Anti-Doping Agency President Dick Pound could be set for a return to frontline sports politics after putting himself forward as a candidate to stand for election to the ruling Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee here...
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Thomas Bach elected new IOC President

Thomas Bach elected new IOC President | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Get the latest Olympic News in the build-up to and during the London 2012 Olympics, including headlines from football, swimming, athletics and more.
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Alles in Ordnung! Bach lands Olympic presidency with a second-round KO

Alles in Ordnung! Bach lands Olympic presidency with a second-round KO | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

All the portents, predictions and smart money were rewarded here today as Thomas Bach was voted in as new president of the International Olympic Committee on a climactic last day of the movement’s 125th session [congress] in the Hilton Hotel in the capital of Argentina.

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L'Allemand Thomas Bach élu président du CIO

L'Allemand Thomas Bach élu président du CIO | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Nouveau patron de l'Olympisme, l'Allemand Thomas Bach, 59 ans, succède au Belge Jacques Rogge, qui était en poste depuis 2001.
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Un Allemand sans charisme mais avec casseroles, nouveau patron du CIO

Un Allemand sans charisme mais avec casseroles, nouveau patron du CIO | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
La question intéresse bien plus les délégués du Comité international olympique (CIO) que celle de la ville-hôte des JO 2020 ou le sort de la lutte : qui sera leur nouveau chef ?
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Bach set to be named new President of IOC after winner declared in round two

Bach set to be named new President of IOC after winner declared in round two | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Germany's Thomas Bach is set to be named as the new President of the International Olympic Committee later today.
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Sergey Bubka - President Ukraine NOC and IOC Member

Sergey Bubka - President Ukraine NOC and IOC Member | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

Sergey Bubka is the president of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine and Vice-President of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Bubka is a member of the International Olympic Committee, where he previously served on the IOC athletes commission. He is also one of Peace and Sport’s 54 ‘Champions of Peace’.

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How Wrestling battled back to the Olympic arena

How Wrestling battled back to the Olympic arena | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it

 It took barely five minutes for the IOC to reverse its absurd decision to drop Wrestling from the Olympics programme seven months ago with majority of 49 votes.

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Tokyo va organiser les Jeux de la modération

Tokyo va organiser les Jeux de la modération | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
Pour emporter l’organisation des Jeux olympiques de 2020, la capitale japonaise a décliné un projet sage et économe, sans chantier...
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For 2020 Olympics, IOC Picks Tokyo, Considered Safe Choice

For 2020 Olympics, IOC Picks Tokyo, Considered Safe Choice | OlympicGames2020 | Scoop.it
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For 2020 Olympics, IOC Picks Tokyo, Considered Safe Choice
New York Times
Published: September 7, 2013.
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