Olympics: Sheikh Ahmad Case Casts Cloud Over Tokyo Meetings

www.oann.com | 9/2/2018 | Staff
TOKYO (Reuters) – Amid concerns about the 2026 Winter Games bidding process, a legal case hanging over a powerful International Olympic Committee member and lingering questions over boxing’s future at the Games, Olympic delegates will have a lot on their plate this week in Tokyo.

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), said last week he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.

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The Kuwaiti, who also heads the Olympic Council of Asia, did not give any details of the case but has denied any wrongdoing. Kuwaiti media reports said it was linked to a domestic issue.

Sheikh Ahmad appeared set to be re-elected as ANOC president during the General Assembly but some media reports have...
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