IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics
ATHENS: IOC President Thomas Bach says the torch relay for this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will include a stop at a refugee camp in Athens.
Bach has also promised to build sporting facilities on the island of Lesbos that has been hard hit by the migrant crisis.
Bach visited a refugee camp in Athens on Thursday and met potential candidates who could compete for the first time as part of a stateless refugee team at the games in Rio.
Bach said the athletes will attend the opening ceremony, marching behind the Olympic flag before host team Brazil enters last.