Miami, U. S. A.
On May 24, 2016, the First PASO Athlete Forum was opened at the city of Miami, U. S. A.
The President of the PASO Athletes Commission, Alexandra Orlando welcomed the participants to this First Forum, in which they will count with the participation of experienced international speakers who will share their knowledge on various themes, with the main objective of informing the athletes on the work carried out by Athlete Commissions and the ways they participate in the Olympic Movement, as the athletes’ voice.
May 23, 2016
The President of PASO, Dr. Julio Maglione, is in Miami, USA, to open tomorrow the First Continental Athletes Forum of the Americas.
This event will be held on May 24 and 25, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Miami Beach-Oceanfront Hotel, with the presence of Claudia Bokel, President of the IOC Athletes Commission; the ANOC Athletes Commission, chaired by Barbara Kendall and the PASO Athletes Commission, chaired by Alexandra Orlando.
The Pan American Sports Organization, headed by Dr. Julio C. Maglione, will hold an Extraordinary General Assembly on May the 4 th and 5 th , 2016, at the city of Brasilia.
At this Assembly, in which delegates of its 41 member National Olympic Committees will participate, our Organization’s Statute and Code of Ethics Drafts will be analyzed. In addition, the election of a representative of PASO to the
ANOC Executive Council will be held.
The perfect preamble to this Extraordinary General Assembly will be the welcome of the Olympic Torch at the city of Brasilia, where it will begin its tour throughout the country, towards the Games of the XXXI Olympiad “Rio 2016”.
Published on May 22, 2016, 8:52 pm AST
By Mark Pouchet mark.pouchet@ trinidadexpress.com
With 75 days to go to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) is receiving more financial support. This time, it’s through a text-and-donate campaign with Press Play jukebox and International Olympic Committee (IOC) worldwide partner, VISA.
The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) expresses its full and unconditional support to the actions undertaken by Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
PASO is aware of the United Nations’ position regarding autonomy in sport, which provides “it is compatible with the independence and autonomy of sport, as well as with the IOC’s mission in the direction of the Olympic Movement”.