Thomas Bach

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The German soccer team giving a  Nazi salute at the Berlin Olympic games in 1936. Photograph:  Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

They always tell you that sport and politics don’t mix. It’s obvious. When people attend sporting events they don’t want to hear about Donald Trump, g(...)

 International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach addresses the opening session of the fifth World Anti-Doping Agency world conference on doping in Katowice, Poland. Photograph:  Andrzej Grygiel/EPA

A “ground-breaking” new method of using gene testing to catch doping cheats could be ready in time for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Interna(...)

Rows of empty seats and sparse attendances have become  a familiar sight at the   World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Diego Azlubel/EPA

Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympics Committee, has been on a bizarre tour. You know, the kind where you visit countries with que(...)

Rusada chief executive  Yury Ganus declined to rule out the possibility that the data sent to Wada from the Moscow lab at the centre of the 2015 doping scandal had been manipulated. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has given Russia three weeks to explain how a number of positive drug tests were deleted from a database sent to t(...)

The exclusion of boxing association Aiba from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics over finance and governance problems is a unique case and cannot be compared to(...)

 Japan’s Olympic Committee President (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda  says he will step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), Tsunekazu Takeda, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that investigators suspect helped Tokyo l(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy has criticised International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach saying his remarks are “deeply un(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in the  single sculls final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Rowers who wish to compete for Ireland in 2019 are holding off on the mince pies. They must submit ergometer (rowing machine) scores this weekend. The(...)

Boxing is now facing the clear and present danger of being expelled from the Tokyo Olympics after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) confirme(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in Plovdiv. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Along with the O’Donovan brothers and the Ireland team, Sanita Puspure is set to be given a public welcome this weekend in Cork. But behind the 36-yea(...)

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