Thomas Bach announces IOC presidential candidacy

Associated Press
Thomas Bach announces IOC presidential candidacy

FILE - In this July 21, 2012 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice-President Thomas Bach attends a meeting of the IOC Executive Board at a hotel in London, prior to the 2012 Summer Olympics. Germany's Thomas Bach is set to become the first IOC member to come forward as a candidate to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the Olympic body. An official with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Bach will announce his candidacy at a news conference in Frankfurt on Thursday May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

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