Thomas Bach Current Affairs, GK & News

IOC formally opens new Headquarters in Switzerland

On Olympic Games’ 125th anniversary, International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The innaugration of new headquarters comes exactly 125 years after Olympic Games were revived. Key Highlights The International Olympic Committee was founded by Pierre de Coubertin, who was a great visionary and brought together entire world together ..

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Afghan player Samira Asghari nominated for International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership

A young Afghan basketball player, Samira Asghari has been nominated for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership. She is among 9 candidates for membership of the body in a move to boost women’s rights. Regarding to this, IOC President Thomas Bach stated that the nomination of Samira Asghari will send a message not only to ..

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Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics

Thomas Bach, the President of International Olympic Committee (IOC), has officially announced that Paris will host 2024 and Los Angeles will host 2028 Summer Olympics. Both cities wanted to host the 2024 event, before Los Angeles agreed to wait an extra four years after the IOC made guarantees on funding. Los Angeles will also receive ..

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