LONDON -- Former Olympics chief Jacques Rogge of Belgium received an honorary knighthood from Britain on Tuesday.
Princess Anne, Britain's member of the International Olympic Committee, presented the award to Rogge at Buckingham Palace.
Rogge, the IOC president from 2001 to 2013, was honored for his service to the Olympics.
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