Switzerland: IOC executive board briefs on DPRK, medal reallocation

(IOC) Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board briefed journalists on several issues ranging from the selection of new chair IOC Coordination Commission for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, DPRK Olympic participation in light of Korean Peninsula peace talks, and medal reallocation plans in a press conference in... Еще Lausanne on Wednesday. Speaking at a press briefing in Lausanne following the first day of the IOC Executive Board meeting, IOC Spokesperson Mark Adams noted that Spain's Juan Antonio Samaranch, who had become interim chair of the Commission for the term of Alexander Zhukov's suspension of membership in the IOC over the Russian doping scandal, would remain in his interim position until May 29, when election of the new Head of the Russian Olympic Committee takes place. The IOC board is meeting at the Lausanne Palace Hotel on May 2 and 3, 2018. Members of the EB are scheduled to listen to a number of reports from the Organising Committees of the upcoming Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games, various IOC commissions, as well as updates on the activities of the IOC administration. On Thursday the IOC EB is expected to listen to an anti-doping report. Later on the day IOC President Thomas Bach is due to give a press conference on the results of a two-day convention.

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