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Right time to pass the baton

At this year's Winter Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach told ESPN: "I learnt something today. In snowboarding, I can't say 'awesome' or 'incredible'.

"Great snowboarding is 'sick'."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 07, 2018, with the headline 'Right time to pass the baton'. Subscribe