Elizalde, chairman of a three-man election panel that allowed Vargas to run despite claiming that he and cycling head Bambol Tolentino remain ineligible, said that a recent run-in with IOC
officials in the Winter Games in Korea, made him realize that there was no choice but to rule against the wishes of incumbent president Jose "Peping" Cojuangco.
Following approval by the IOC
Session, to take place on the last day of the Games, Terho and Randall will become Commission and IOC
Members for an eight-year term, representing their fellow Olympians on the IOC
Athletes' Commission, which serves as a link between the athletes and the IOC
There is a group within the IOC
who do not want them to come back for the closing ceremony and obviously the doping case in curling is not good for Russia," one source said.
spokesperson told The Korea Times that, "Following an interview with the IOC
Ethics and Compliance officer Pengilly will leave the Olympic Games and Korea immediately.
A team of the NOC and IOC
also visited the project sites and discussed the local issues related to the project in the presence of the concerned Chief District Officers (CDOs) and representatives of the local levels.
Executive Council and the Secretariat conveyed appreciation to the Working Group on Governance and will discuss the draft recommendations to further improve working methods and procedures of the Governing Bodies of the IOC
Welcoming this approval, current Chair of the Commission Angela Ruggiero said: 'I am delighted with the calibre of candidates running for a place in the IOC
Dozens of competitors have been caught doping, among them Olympic champions and other medalists, as the IOC
attempts to clean up Olympic competition after one of the worst crises in its history.
The announcement was made today at the Olympic Village by IOC
Member and Chair of the Election Committee Nicole Hoevertsz and incoming Chair of the IOC
Athletes' Commission Angela Ruggiero.
Despite his reign as IOC
member coming to an end, Randhir will continue to be the vice- president of the Association of National Olympic Committees and the Olympic Council of Asia secretary general.
The Ministry has been actively engaged with the IOC
in the resolution of the matter of suspension of IOA from the time when IOC
suspended IOA on December 4 2013 citing IOA's failure to comply with the Olympic Charter and its statutes, failure to inform the IOC
in a timely manner, and as a protective measure against Government interference in the IOA's election process.
I'm personally open for more flexibility in the programme of the Olympic Games," said Thomas Bach, who succeeded Jacques Rogge as IOC
president in September when Tokyo was chosen over Madrid and Istanbul to host the 2020 summer Games.