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Thomas Bach seeks TV network

Updated: June 7, 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- IOC presidential candidate Thomas Bach says the Olympics risks losing young fans and viewers unless it sets up its own television channel to broadcast sports events during the years between the games.

Bach says "many Olympic sports do not appear enough across the world on TV" and need a dedicated network to promote their championships.

Bach says the project is a "vision" that needs study and negotiation but thinks it is "worthwhile."

The German spoke to reporters in ...

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