LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports activities Options Communications
(SFC) Brazilian police arrested Rio 2016 officers President
Carlos Nuzman and Director Normal Leonardo Gryner right now in relation to the “Unfair
Play” money for votes probe into the primary South American Olympics. Nuzman is
additionally head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee and is an Honorary member of the
Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).
Native newspaper O’Globo
reviews that Nuzman and Gryner are being slapped with an indictment for “corruption,
cash laundering and legal group.” Nuzman was picked up and
questioned final month by Brazilian authorities as he has been linked to a $2
million vote shopping for scandal together with Papa Massata Diack son of Lamine Diack,
the previous head of the IAAF.
At the moment authorities confiscated Nuzman’s Brazilian and
Russian passports stopping him from touring to Lima, Peru for the IOC
session to call two host cities Paris 2024 and LA 2028. Questions had been raised
as to why Nuzman wanted a Russian passport resulting in suspicions over his vote
for Sochi 2014.
Now authorities declare that Nuzman’s revenue has elevated
475% over the last ten years and portion of it’s hidden in
Switzerland dwelling of the IOC. Brazil, France, Antigua and Barbuda, the United
States and the UK have all collaborated with Operation Unfair Play
to resolve the money for votes bringing the Video games to South America.
In line with The
Guardian rich Brazilian businessman, Arthur Soares who’s also called “King
Arthur”, is called within the investigation as supplying the $2 million bribe to
The IOC issued a press release right now and mockingly former
United Nations Secretary Normal Ban Ki-moon is now chairman of the Ethics Committee
and would be the one on the head of the IOC’s investigation.
The previous UN Secretary
Normal was welcomed to the Rio 2016 Olympics by Nuzman and sat entrance and
middle with him and IOC President Thomas Bach on the opening ceremony for the
An unnamed IOC spokesman mentioned: “The Worldwide Olympic Committee
takes be aware of the arrest of Mr Carlos Nuzman, IOC Honorary Member, by the
The IOC’s Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer has requested the
Brazilian authorities for full data with a view to proceed with the IOC’s
investigation, and has provided the IOC’s full cooperation.
The IOC Ethics Fee’s actions began instantly
after the allegations had been made, and the investigation is ongoing. Given the
new information, the IOC Ethics Fee could take into account provisional measures whereas
respecting Mr Nuzman’s proper to be heard.
The IOC is not going to remark additional on this matter till a
suggestion is issued by the IOC Ethics Fee. It additionally reiterates that
the presumption of innocence prevails.”
**LAURA WALDEN has over twenty-six years of expertise
within the Olympic Motion, previously on the European Olympic Committees with
SportEurope below former IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge and IOC Member Mario
Pescante. She labored with the Rome 2004 and Turin 2006 Olympic bids and likewise
managed PR & media for Dr. Jacques Rogge throughout his marketing campaign for the
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