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  1. Ex-IOC chief Jacques Rogge receives honorary knighthood

    Former Olympics chief Jacques Rogge of Belgium received an honorary knighthood from Britain on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  2. Germany's Thomas Bach elected International Olympic Committee pre...

    Within minutes of being elected to the top job in the Olympics, Thomas Bach got a phone call from a powerful leader he'll work with closely in the next few months: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  3. Dutch King Willem-Alexander awarded IOC's highest honor

    The IOC has awarded its highest honor to Dutch king Willem-Alexander after he relinquished his membership to focus on matters at home.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  4. Jacques Rogge says IOC will consider dropping Yelena Isinbayeva a...

    IOC president Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body will consider whether Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva should be dropped as an Olympic ambassador following her comments about homosexuals.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  5. Jacques Rogge leaves IOC in sturdy shape after 12 years

    Twelve years after taking over an IOC recovering from its worst ethics scandal, Jacques Rogge is leaving with the Olympic body in much sturdier shape but facing serious challenges.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  6. 2016 Olympics -- Jacques Rogge defends spending on Rio, World Cup...

    IOC President Jacques Rogge says the massive public spending in Brazil on the World Cup and Olympics will leave long-lasting benefits "for generations to come."

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  7. Six IOC presidential candidates make their pitches

    One by one, the six candidates took their turn at the podium, trying to drum up support in their bid for the most powerful job in international sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2013
  8. IOC candidate Thomas Bach pushes Olympic TV network proposal

    IOC presidential candidate Thomas Bach says the Olympics risks losing young fans and viewers unless it sets up its own television channel to broadcast sports events during the years between the games.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  9. IOC declares 6-man race for Sept. 10 presidential election

    It's officially a six-man race to succeed Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  10. Ukraine's Sergei Bubka entering race for International Olympic Co...

    Pole vault great Sergei Bubka entered the crowded IOC presidential race Tuesday, citing his youthful energy and experience as an Olympic champion as key ingredients in his bid for the top job.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  11. Presidency and 2020 bids the focus at IOC meetings

    Call it the perfect storm of Olympic politics.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  12. Denis Oswald to be fifth IOC presidential candidate

    The race for the IOC presidency is getting crowded, with Switzerland's Denis Oswald becoming the fifth declared candidate to succeed Jacques Rogge.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  13. IOC chief Jacques Rogge praises wrestling's changes

    Wrestling's governing body has "reacted well" and made the necessary changes to give the sport a chance of saving its place in the Olympics, IOC President Jacques Rogge said.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  14. C.K. Wu of Taiwan confirms he'll run for president of Internation...

    C.K. Wu confirmed Thursday he is running for president of the International Olympic Committee, becoming the fourth candidate and the second from Asia bidding to replace Jacques Rogge.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  15. IOC chief Jacques Rogge cites need for targeted doping tests

    Olympic officials agree that more targeted, out-of-competition testing in high-profile sports is needed to catch the drug cheats who are escaping the net, IOC President Jacques Rogge said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  16. Olympic leaders silent after talks on WADA role

    Olympic leaders held a summit meeting on doping and match-fixing but declined to give any details of the discussions.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013