French Olympic committee in turmoil year ahead of Games

The French National Olympic Committee has found itself without a chief 14 months before the Paris Games after its president Brigitte Henriques stepped down. – Paris 2024 pic, May 25, 2023.

SPORTS Minister Amelie Oudea Castera today called on the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) to rally together after their president Brigitte Henriques quit her post only 14 months before Paris hosts the Olympic Games.

Henriques’ dramatic resignation at the committee’s general assembly comes after a year-and-a-half of internal squabbling and a very public disagreement with her predecessor Denis Masseglia.

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