International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has his expressed confidence over the financial implications of hosting the 2022 Winter Games after formally declaring the three candidate cities in Lausanne on Monday.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
IOC President Thomas Bach expressed full confidence yesterday that Russian authorities will deliver a “safe and secure” Winter Olympics in Sochi despite the two deadly suicide bombings in southern Russia that heightened concerns about the terrorist threat to the Games.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
TEN years ago Tonya Harding found herself the unlikely cover girl of Time magazine. She was not a complete unknown but her newly-won status as US National Figure Skating champion hardly warranted the attention she was getting, even in the build-up to the following month’s Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2004