December 28 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge says he is "disappointed" with the revelations of Tiger Woods' (pictured) serial infidelity.

"It's a disappointment...we call for our athletes to be a role model for youngsters and that is evidently not the case with Woods," Rogge told El Pais in an interview.

"We will see how this evolves, but it's not a worry for the IOC."

Woods played a high-profile role in golf's successful campaign to get back on the Olympic programme for the Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

According to Rogge "an athlete of this level must realise that his personal life is indelibly linked to his professional life".

Woods' popularity and standing as a sporting icon has taken a major battering since reports of his extra-marital affairs first surfaced last month.

The billionaire golfer, whose Swedish wife Elin has reportedly launched divorce proceedings, has announced a temporary break from the sport to deal with his personal issues.

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