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IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting...activists managed to steal the spotlight from IOC President Thomas Bach when at least two...including one saying "Ecological Holocaust. IOC go home." Another read: "Thomas Bach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

RIO DE JANEIRO - The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016...the venue for track and field events, have usually been the same.IOC President Thomas Bach, who met separately with a group of 100 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...another country to save money, according to an IOC official with knowledge of the situation.The IOC asked the South Koreans to halt construction...annual maintenance costs, and is in line with IOC President Thomas Bach's cost-cutting reforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-06/ioc-wants-sliding-events
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

MONACO - IOC Presi dent Thomas Bach issued a final plea...Speaking on the eve of a two-day meeting of the IOC general assembly, Bach laid out his 40-point...them very soon," he said in a speech to IOC members in Monaco. "If we do not drive these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

LONDON - IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S...The U.S., which provides most of the IOC's television and sponsorship revenues...for the bid."USOC leaders have said the IOC has encouraged them to try for 2024, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024...their needs rather than adhere to strict IOC requirements ? is central to President Thomas...Recommendations are being finalized this week at an IOC executive board meeting in Switzerland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
IOC head Thomas Bach seeks support on reform program

...Declaring "the time for change is now," IOC President Thomas Bach urged the world's...month and will be put to a vote at a special IOC session in Monaco on Dec. 8-9. The proposals...opportunity, then the window will be closed."IOC director general Christophe De Kepper said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-07/ioc-head-thomas-bach-see
FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...FIFA's preferred option was analyzed in detail before being sent for approval on March 19-20 in Zurich.Blatter, who is an IOC member, has favored November-December to avoid clashing with the 2022 Winter Olympics.FIFA said its task force chose the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
Overtime

...inspectors have begun a three-day visit to Rio de Janeiro to check on preparations for the Olympics, which are 18 months away.The IOC's coordination commission is visiting venues and meeting with local organizers as the city races to be ready on time for South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-23/overtime
IOC denies report about 2016 Games possible switch

LONDON - The IOC said Friday there is "not a shred of truth...scrutiny for chronic delays. Last week, IOC vice president John Coates called Brazil's...can together deliver a great games."The IOC has implemented emergency measures to tackle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-09/ioc-denies-report-about-