Patrick Baumann


MOSCOW, March 7. /TASS/. The Secretary-General of the International basketball Federation (FIBA) and the President of “SportAccord” Patrick Baumann appointed new Chairman of the evaluation Committee of candidates for the Olympic games in 2024. About it reports a press-service of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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The suspect in the corruption Fredericks resigned as head of the evaluation Commission of the Olympic games of 2024

The decision was taken at a meeting of the IOC Executive Board on Tuesday. Earlier may this year, announced member of the Board of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) Frank Fredericks, who was suspected of corruption.

In addition, Fredericks removed from the coordination Commission of the youth Olympic games in 2018, also it will not be able to participate in the elections of the host country of the Olympics-2024 .

On Friday in the French newspaper “Le Monde” there were allegations of corruption in the former prize-winner of Olympic games in run on 100 m and 200 m, and now a functionary of Namibia Fredericks. On the basis of “the Panama document” revealed that the firm with the attitude, got to your account of 299.3 thousand dollars October 2, 2009 – election day in the capital of the Olympic games in 2016. Fredericks was a member of the Commission on count of votes of voters.

Elections of capital of Games-2024 will be held on 13 September 2017 IOC session in Lima. To host the Games claimed by Paris and Los Angeles.