International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (left) and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia. Photo: Kyodo

Sheikh Ahmad re-elected as head of Olympic Council of Asia for eighth term, while being investigated on forgery charges

  • The long-serving chief, a powerfully ally of IOC head Thomas Bach, was re-elected unanimously for an eighth term at the OCA general assembly in Bangkok
  • Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda, who is at the centre of a corruption probe brought by French financial prosecutors, was retained as the OCA vice-president
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (left) and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia. Photo: Kyodo
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