European Olympic Committees (EOC)
Matt Bosworth, partner at Russell-Cooke looks at the legal ramifications of the Pat Hickey ticket scandal and examines the legislative infrastructure around the Olympic Games
Elisha Chauhan travelled to Baku to gain first-hand experience of preparations for the inaugural European Games, the biggest sporting event to be held in Azerbaijan. What legacy will they leave for the city?
The European Games, a continental multi-sport event comprised of Olympic sports, were first outlined in 2010. Ahead of the inaugural Games in Baku next month, Elisha Chauhan asked their creator Pat Hickey to assess preparations and reveal his vision for future editions.
European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) executive board, was today (Wednesday) arrested by Brazilian police in Rio de Janeiro as part of an investigation into alleged fraudulent ticket sales at the ongoing summer Olympic Games.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that Russia is its preferred destination for the 2019 European Games but must complete the reform of its anti-doping activities if it is to stage the second edition of the multi-sport event.