NOC sheds light on IOC palliative

first_imgThe Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Executive Committee (ExCo) met via a zoom meeting on yesterday to discuss the way forward towards sporting activities post COVID-19. On the agenda, the Executive Board discussed the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games in 2021, Commonwealth Youth Gameswhich is postponed till 2023, the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham in 2022, the athletes’ welfare, the International OlympicCommittee (IOC) agenda on 30% women involvement in the National Federations activities and the uplift of the national federations. President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engr Habu Gumel, shed more light on the $100 million grant given by IOC stating that the Nigeria Olympic Committee did not receive $100 million palliative grant from the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Gumel said the International Olympic Committee earmarked the fund for its member associations in which 15 International Federations (IFs) got loans, donation to five International Federations (IFs) and others to the tune of $63 million to cushion the effect of the pandemic while 206 NOCs will get a share of $37million based on Olympic Solidarity evaluation of needs and assessment.Advertisement Afterward, the Nigeria Olympic Committee will know what will accrue to them as a body. Read Also: What Emenalo encountered to bring De Bruyne to Chelsea Speaking further, Gumel informed that preparation in terms of logistics for the Olympics has reached a commendable height and he thanked the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare for his support towards achieving it. He equally advised federations that are yet to qualify for the Olympics to check their portals for the update even as he charged the Federations to continue to work in unity with the NOC and the federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for the betterment of the game. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentLittle Georgie Henley Has Grown Into A Beautiful Swan!The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows BetterWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Plus-Size Babes Who Will Make Your Heart Race8 Ridiculously Expensive Things Bought By Keanu ReevesWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes9 Iconic Roles That Got Rejected By World Famous Actorscenter_img Loading… last_img

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