Olympic chief: No 'political interference' in rules of sport

April 15, 2015 9:37 PM

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The president of the International Olympic Committee is warning against "political interference" in the universal rules of sport that can undermine the core principles of fair play, tolerance and non-discrimination.

Thomas Bach told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that the world needs the Olympic principles "of tolerance, solidarity and peace more than ever because we are living in a world full of crisis — political crisis, financial crisis, health crisis, terrorism, war ethnic and religious co...

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