International Olympic Committee: IOC freezes grants to Kenyan Olympic body

Posted on Mar 9 2017 - 10:36pm by admin

The IOC said the Kenyan National Olympic Committee had failed to implement new reforms demanded after its embarrassing Rio Games appearance

The global Olympic Committee on Thursday imposed a freeze on offers to the Kenyan Olympic committee in a move which might affect the working of national sports activities actions in the us of a.

The global Olympic Committee on Thursday imposed a freeze on promises to the Kenyan Olympic committee in a transfer which might affect the working of national sports activities activities in the u . s . a ..

The IOC mentioned in a remark that it was sad that the Kenyan national Olympic Committee (NOCK) had did not put in force new reforms demanded after Kenya’s embarrassing Rio games look.

"The IOC is very disillusioned through the end result of the NOCK general assembly which didn’t deal with governance issues the right approach," mentioned Emmanuel Moreau, the IOC head of media family members and monitoring division.

The IOC assisted within the drafting of recent regulations following a national outcry over corruption and the remedy of the Kenya staff at last summer time’s Olympics.

but after a second strive, the brand new statutes didn’t garner enough votes to cross at the NOCK normal assembly on Wednesday, attended with the aid of officials from the IOC and the association of nationwide Olympic Committees of Africa.

"The IOC is now striking on hold all funds of subsidies to the NOC of Kenya until a choice of the IOC government Board is taken at its meeting next week," the observation said.

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