International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge refused on Saturday to budge over his body's refusal to hold a minute's silence for the Israeli team members murdered at the 1972 Olympics in Munich.
24 July, 2012 -- Rogge holds minute’s silence for Munich victims With four days to go until London 2012 begins, Olympics chief Jacques Rogge held a minute's silence Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of the deadly attacks on Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Games.
14 March, 2012 -- Syrian athletes on ‘war crimes’ watch Syria could send eight athletes to the 2012 Olympics, but IOC chief Jacques Rogge has warned that if those competitors are implicated in war crimes, they will be banned from entering London.
18 August, 2010 -- Palestinian linked to Munich dies A funeral is held in the West Bank for a Palestinian believed to have been involved in the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.
16 July, 2012 -- Libyan Olympic chief kidnapped in Tripoli The president of Libya's Olympic Committee Nabil al-Alam was kidnapped by gunmen in the centre of Tripoli and taken to a secret location, a committee official told AFP on Monday.