Nita Ambani warmly welcomed the chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach at Mumbai international airport on Friday. All pictures/Yogen Shah
The Indian Olympic Association have decided to bid for the 2026 Youth Olympics as well as the 2032 Summer Olympics, receiving appreciation from the visiting International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach, who is on a two-day visit to the country, said India has the capability to host big Olympic events but advised the IOA to wait for the bidding process to start
Thomas Bach said, "We have taken note with great appreciation of the intention of IOA to host future Youth Olympics and Summer Olympics. It would be fantastic for Indian athletes to have their Olympics at their home country. It will give a boost to sports in India and develop interest in many young people to take up sports."
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach met with key stakeholders of the Indian Olympic movement in New Delhi in the national capital on Thursday. He then came to Mumbai on Friday
The delegation engaged with newly-elected members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Executive Board, heads of National Sports Federations, State Olympic Associations during their visit to New Delhi. The visit comes as a boost in India's endeavour to make a mark in the global Olympic movement
Thomas Bach shared his vision with all the key stakeholders while acknowledging their ambition to build competence in countries like India to host multiple-discipline sporting events in the near future
When asked about the possibility of India hosting Olympic Games, Bach said the IOC has already allocated the Games until 2028, so the possibility for the country hosting the event is 2032
After taking over as the President of IOC in 2013, Bach had visited India for the first time in 2015. This is his second trip to India as President, however, the first time that he is meeting the newly-elected Board Members of IOA
Thomas Bach watched the futuristic and fast-paced five-a-side Hockey exhibition match followed by a gala dinner hosted to meet-and-greet India's Olympic medal winners in New Delhi on April 19
Nita Ambani extended a warm welcome to the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on Friday. We have pictures
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