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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

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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.

Bach says the International Olympic Committee has ''full sympathy'' for Nepal, where more than 4,000 people died after the earthquake hit Saturday.

Bach says the IOC will help assist Nepal ''to build infrastructure'' and ''help revive the Olympic movement'' after widespread damage across the country.