Global Summit for Palestine threatens IOC 'boycott' unless Israel is banned from Olympics

Global Summit for Palestine threatens IOC 'boycott' unless Israel is banned from Olympics

The organising committee of the Global Summit for Palestine, initiated by the European Muslim Forum (EMF), has called for the resignation of Thomas Bach and accused the IOC of 'double standards'. Nkosi Mandela, a member of the committee, flew in from South Africa to personally deliver a letter to the members of the IOC in which she issued an ultimatum: "Expel Israel or face a boycott".








Doha meeting of West Asian NOCs

Doha meeting of West Asian NOCs

The meeting of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the countries of West Asia, organised by the Qatar Olympic Committee in cooperation with the Olympic Council of Asia, took place last Wednesday and was attended by representatives of 12 NOCs of the West Asia region, from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Yemen, the Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait and Syria, in addition to the host country Qatar.