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The IOC Athletes' Commission has criticised the new athlete group ©IOC

Tension between competitors who have spoken out on several issues in sport in recent months has re-emerged after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission criticised a new athlete-led group following its launch yesterday.

Read more: Global Athlete criticised by IOC Athletes' Commission as Koehler insists organisation is not a...

ANOC Acting President Robin Mitchell chaired the meeting in Lausanne ©Getty Images

The number of members on Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Commissions will be capped at 10 to "ensure they can work as effectively and productively as possible", it was announced today.

Read more: ANOC caps number of members on each commission at 10 during first meeting of newly-formed...

The IOC have warned NOCs about Gafur Rakhimov's comments ©Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned National Olympic Committees (NOC) not to trust the contents of a letter sent to International Boxing Association (AIBA) members by the governing body's President Gafur Rakhimov.

Read more: IOC warn NOCs of "inaccurate portrayal" by AIBA President amid ongoing crisis

Pere Miró will remain deputy director general for relations with the Olympic Movement ©Getty Images

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.

Read more: Macleod replaces Miró as head of NOC relations and Olympic Solidarity at IOC

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“SPORT AS AN ENABLER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”: THIS IS THE TITLE OF THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED TODAY BY THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK. IT ENCOURAGES MEMBER STATES AND RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS TO EMPHASISE AND ADVANCE THE USE OF SPORT AS A VEHICLE TO FOSTER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, ACKNOWLEDGING THE ROLE PLAYED BY SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT.
Read more: UNITED NATIONS’ RESOLUTION RECOGNISES THE IMPORTANCE OF SPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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