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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Bach: India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

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OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sports

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

NEW DELHI (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach’s visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official.

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