BREAKING: IOC Executive Board Decision on Carlos Nuzman

This week, Carlos Nuzman, IOC Member and Rio 2016 Chief, was arrested (and will be detained indefinitely) by Brazilian Law Enforcement for his role in an ongoing Rio bribery scandal. The IOC weighed in today with their decision regarding the fate of Mr. Nuzman as an IOC member:

"With regard to the status of Mr Carlos Nuzman as an IOC Honorary Member, the EB, following the recommendation of the IOC Ethics Commission (see annex), decides with immediate effect:

  • To suspend Mr Carlos Nuzman provisionally from all the rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from his quality as an IOC Honorary Member; and

  • To withdraw Mr Carlos Nuzman from the Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020."

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Image: IOC Media