Thomas Bach has claimed payments totalling more than $8 million (£6 million/€6.7 million) made by the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee to a former executive at Japanese marketing agency Dentsu did not break any International Olympic Committee (IOC) rules.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has been awarded the gold Olympic Order – the Olympic Movement's highest honour.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has suggested the organisation will shoulder some of the costs of vaccinating participants for COVID-19 at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.
The number of new coronavirus cases reported by the Japanese Government fell today, following a recent steep rise in the country due to stage the Olympics and Paralympics next year.
To announce, in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, that the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead next summer "no matter what happens" sounds very much like creating a hostage to fortune - and a significant one at that.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is set to embark on a trip to Tokyo which will see him meet officials including Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) increased the budget of Olympic Solidarity by 16 per cent for the 2021 to 2024 period.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has described the decision to start the National Basketball Association (NBA) season in December to accommodate Tokyo 2020 as "excellent news".
Bach claims IOC is "more and more confident" fans can attend Tokyo 2020 as he prepares for Japan visit
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will make his first visit to Tokyo since the coronavirus pandemic hit when he leads a small delegation of officials to inspect preparations for the postponed 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games next week.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is expected to visit Japan next week as the country continues preparations for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
United Through Sports Virtual Youth Festival 2020 offers unique and historic prospect of togetherness
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the mother of invention with regard to sporting initiatives this year - and the impending United Through Sports (UTS) Virtual Youth Festival 2020, the finals of which start on November 20, will be a uniquely ingenious and historic event.
The biggest surprise to me when writing yesterday that the Pyrenees-Barcelona bid for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games had been put on hold was that it had not been already.
Los Angeles 2028 has been praised for its “great progress” during the first meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission, with its brand launch, youth development funding and venue masterplan among the items discussed.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is to receive the Seoul Peace Prize remotely after deciding against travelling to the South Korean capital to accept the award because of the coronavirus pandemic.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned the Olympics should not be "a marketplace of demonstrations".