Task forces and project manager introduced by IOC to combat Rio 2016 crisis

Task forces and project manager introduced by IOC to combat Rio 2016 crisis

Thomas Bach explained various measures to be taken by the IOC following the Executive Board Meeting over the last two days

Task forces covering three different areas, the appointment of a project manager and greater collaboration with key stakeholders are among measures outlined by the International Olympic Committee to combat fears over preparations for Rio 2016.

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Former world 100 metres record holder banned for 18 months for doping

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