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Switzerland: IOC Executive Board members meet for second day in Lausanne02:19

Switzerland: IOC Executive Board members meet for second day in Lausanne

Switzerland, Lausanne
December 4, 2019 at 10:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) arrived for the second day of Executive Board meetings at the Olympic House in Lausanne on Wednesday.

IOC President Thomas Bach, Vice-President Ugur Erdener and board member Willi Kaltschmitt Lujan could be spotted heading to the meeting. Bach opened the second day's morning session by congratulating IOC Honorary member Sergey Bubka on the occasion of his birthday. Members of the IOC ruling body then sang 'Happy Birthday' for the famed Soviet pole vaulter.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board's meeting, which is running from December 3-5, focuses on a number of reports, with the anti-doping report topping the agenda of this year's final gathering of the IOC ruling body. The summit is taking place just six days ahead of a crucial WADA Executive Committee meeting, which is expected to focus on allegations of doping data manipulation by Russian officials.

Russia's Sports Ministry rejected allegations that state authorities were involved in a cover up, offering its assistance to anti-doping bodies.

Switzerland: IOC Executive Board members meet for second day in Lausanne02:19
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Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) arrived for the second day of Executive Board meetings at the Olympic House in Lausanne on Wednesday.

IOC President Thomas Bach, Vice-President Ugur Erdener and board member Willi Kaltschmitt Lujan could be spotted heading to the meeting. Bach opened the second day's morning session by congratulating IOC Honorary member Sergey Bubka on the occasion of his birthday. Members of the IOC ruling body then sang 'Happy Birthday' for the famed Soviet pole vaulter.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board's meeting, which is running from December 3-5, focuses on a number of reports, with the anti-doping report topping the agenda of this year's final gathering of the IOC ruling body. The summit is taking place just six days ahead of a crucial WADA Executive Committee meeting, which is expected to focus on allegations of doping data manipulation by Russian officials.

Russia's Sports Ministry rejected allegations that state authorities were involved in a cover up, offering its assistance to anti-doping bodies.

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