Praise has been pouring in for Thomas Bach after he was elected president of the International Olympic Committee. Bach is the first German and first Olympic champion to hold the post.
The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games have drawn to a close. IOC President Thomas Bach praised athletes from South and North Korea for demonstrating their belief in peace.
President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will not prevent athletes from competing at the 2018 Winter Games under the Olympic flag. The statement came a day after the IOC banned the country over a doping scandal.
North Korea wants to send teams to the next two Olympic Games in Japan and China, says IOC chief Thomas Bach. This comes after the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Games helped ease tensions with the South.
Robert Harting ended his glittering career on Sunday with a second place finish at Berlin’s ISTAF athletics meeting. Despite his share of injuries and scandal, he is set to go down as a giant of German sport.
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