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Volume 24 No. 117
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Thomas Bach To Announce Candidacy For IOC President Position

IOC VP Thomas Bach today announced his intention to run for the IOC President position, becoming the “first member to declare he is a candidate to succeed Jacques Rogge,” who is stepping down on Sept. 12. IOC Exec Committee member Ng Ser Miang is expected to “formally announce his candidacy soon,” and fellow committee member Richard Carrion is “another likely leading contender” (AP, 5/8).