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Bach cites ethics issue with Havelange Stadium

Updated: May 9, 2013, 4:08 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Brazil must abide by the IOC's "zero tolerance" ethics policy in deciding whether to keep disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange's name on the Olympic stadium in Rio, a top IOC official said Thursday.

Havelange resigned as honorary president of soccer's governing body last month, shortly before the release of a FIFA ethics report that found he accepted bribes in a World Cup kickback scandal in the 1990s.

The Brazilian resigned as an IOC member in 2011 to avoid sanctions ...

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