James Macleod will replace Pere Miró as head of National Olympic Committee (NOC) relations and Olympic Solidarity at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from the start of next year, it was announced today.
I recently learned that Michael Johnson, former USA 200m, 400m world record holder, had a stroke.
DECISIVE LEG: Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson, second right, receives the baton from Emmanuel Callendar even as Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, centre right, urges on Asafa Powell who is already into stride, on the final leg of the men’s 4x100-metre relay at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in China on August 22, 2008. Powell crossed the finish line ahead of Thompson but, ten years later, T&T will be given the gold because Jamaica’s first leg runner Nesta Carter was doped.
Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold mnedallist T&T’s Michelle-Lee Ahye, centre, tries her hand at rugby during the T&T Olympic Committee’s observance of International Olympic Day at Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain, back in June. CA-images/ Allan Crane
FILE PHOTO: 2018 Asian Games - Closing Ceremony - GBK Main Stadium - Jakarta, Indonesia - September 2, 2018 - Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia, speaks. REUTERS/Issei Kato