Bach batted off talk of a potential boycott, claiming the International Olympic Committee's political neutrality and saying it was up to governments to live up to their responsibilities.
Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals
The build-up to next February's Winter Olympics has been overshadowed by concerns over the fate of China's Uighur minority in the Xinjiang region
Laureus World Sports Awards 2020: Tiger Woods, Eliud Kipchoge in fray for men's award; Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe headline women's contenders
Tiger Woods, champion marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton are the top contenders to grab the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award
From Naomi Osaka's US Open win to Ada Hegerberg's historic Ballon d'Or, a look at women's accomplishments in sport from 2018
A look back at the accomplishments of women around the world in the realm of sport over the course of 2018.
Winter Olympics 2018: Michelle Gisin pips Mikaela Shiffrin to gold in alpine combined as Lindsey Vonn fails to finish in slalom
Shiffrin, who won the giant slalom gold but could only finish fourth in her favoured slalom, finished second while Wendy Holdener took bronze.
Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13
American alpine skiing teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, among the biggest stars of the 2018 Olympics, are in the Pyeongchang spotlight in the combined.
Shiffrin has had a mixed time of it in South Korea, winning giant slalom gold but failing to defend her slalom title.
Winter Olympics 2018: Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom for second gold at Pyeongchang Games
Austrian Marcel Hirscher claimed his second Olympic gold of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday, showing all his class to comprehensively win the men's giant slalom.
Winter Olympics 2018: Frida Hansdotter breaks jinx to win slalom gold; Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on medal
Hansdotter said Shiffrin, with 41 World Cup victories already under her belt, had been an inspiration.
Winter Olympics 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin needs to prioritise events to avoid fatigue, says coach Mike Day
Shiffrin could be forced to scale back on her plans to dominate — Michael Phelps-style — the women's alpine skiing in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin beats Ragnhild Mowinckel by 0.39 seconds to win giant slalom gold
Shiffrin produced an explosive second run to beat Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel to the title by 0.39 seconds
Winter Olympics 2018: Martin Fourcade eyeing 2nd biathlon gold and other things to watch out for on Day 6
The weather has played havoc with the Olympic skiing programme with three events rescheduled for Thursday, meaning nine golds will be on offer — equalling the single-day record set in Turin on 18 February 2006.
Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds continue to wreak havoc in skiing events, women's slalom gets postponed to Friday
The two legs of the slalom will be raced either side of the men's super-G, at 10.00 am (0100 GMT) and 13.15.
Winter Olympics 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin's title defence, men's ice hockey action and other things to watch out for on Day 5
Superstar alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin may finally get her chance to perform at Pyeongchang on Wednesday on day five of the Winter Olympics.
Ledecky, ranked among the best swimmers of all time, is a five-time Olympic gold medallist and 14-time world champion, the most accolades in history for a female swimmer.
Winter Olympics 2018: Pyeongchang Games set to get underway with North-South Korean relations at centrestage
When the Olympic flame is lit in Pyeongchang, a previously little-known corner of South Korea, around 3,000 athletes from all over the world will compete for a record 102 gold medals in 15 sports until 25 February.
Here is all you need to know about when and where to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in India.
Winter Olympics 2018: From Lindsey Vonn to Martin Fourcade, athletes to watch out for at Pyeongchang
Around 3,000 competitors will take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Take a look at some of the big names who are expected to shine.
Laureus World Sports Awards: Serena Williams, Caster Semenya in hunt for World Sportswoman of the Year
As Laureus' India partners, Firstpost brings you the nominees for the of World Sportswoman of The Year award