Thomas Bach re-elected as International Olympic Committee president until 2025

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    Thomas Bach has been re-elected unopposed as President of the International Olympic Committee, for a final four-year term. After the vote, Bach called for international solidarity to solve future challenges in a post-pandemic world. He proposed that “together” be added into the Olympic slogan of “faster, higher, stronger.” Bach also addressed the issue of overseas fans attending this summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games.

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