He calls himself Captain Aqua. Husain Al-Musallam has been linked to a series of dubious dealings. The Kuwaiti was exposed as a bribe payer in FIFA criminal proceedings as the sidekick of the convicted Olympic Sheikh Al-Sabah – and is now once again accused of shady deals.
Exclusive: the (non-independent) IOC Ethics Commission opens proceedings against Sheikh Ahmad. A district court in Lausanne dismisses a complaint by Sheikh Talal. Read the complete document of the IOC in THE INQUISITOR.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah, the long-time associate of IOC president Thomas Bach, loses both his ministerial post in Kuwait and also in the appeal proceedings against his prison sentence in Switzerland – but his penalty is reduced.
Hat das olympische Boxen eine Zukunft über die Sommerspiele 2024 hinaus? Die Frage ist nicht neu, doch sie dürfte zeitnah beantwortet werden. Entscheidungen des IOC-Exekutivkomitees werden erwartet – und damit auch die endgültige olympische Suspendierung des Weltverbandes IBA.