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OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) and ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait reveals his life influences and aspirations within the inner circles of the Olympic Movement.

ANOC (the Association of national Olympic committees) held its 63rd executive council meeting in Kuwait at the end of March. Hosted by the country’s Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al Sabah – ANOC and OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) president and the so-called kingmaker of the Olympic Movement – the event attracted some of the biggest names in sports administration, with around 40 IOC (International Olympic Committee) members making the trip to the shore of the Persian Gulf.

The Asian Football Confederation has approved a proposal by the All-Nepal Football Association for their 2022 World Cup qualifier fixture against Kuwait to be held in Bhutan on November 19

Australia, Germany, Kuwait and South Africa have expressed an interest in hosting the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Championships Finals in 2023.

Kuwait has returned as a fully-recognised member of the Olympic Movement after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) lifted a four-year suspension of its National Olympic Committee (NOC)

Fifa appears poised to press forward with the idea of a 2022 World Cup with 48 teams