Results: al-musallam

09/11/2020

Husain Al-Musallam nominated for FINA President

Husain Al-Musallam has been nominated as the Asian Amateur Swimming Federation’s (AASF) candidate to replace Julio Maglione as President of the international swimming federation (FINA), and has been backed by the African swimming confederation (CANA), reports Swimming World. Al-Musallam has been Director General of the Olympic Council of Asia...

05/10/2021

FINA Reform Committee report endorses key strategic recommendations

The FINA Reform Committee today finalised their discussions on a series of strategic recommendations, which have been developed to modernise FINA, the world governing body for aquatic sports, and take its six disciplines into a new era. The Reform Committee, announced by FINA President Captain Husain Al-Musallam on his...

26/01/2021

Sheikh Ahmad offered ‘inducements’ during 2019 AFC elections

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), offered inducements to Mariyam Mohamed to withdraw her candidature for election to the Executive Committee of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling has confirmed. As such, the CAS found that...

22/11/2018

Swiss case & IOC investigation prompts Sheikh Ahmad to step aside

A Swiss investigation into whether Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and three other defendants created fake videos in order to implicate Kuwaiti government officials in a 2014 court case has prompted the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to launch an investigation, resulting in Sheikh Ahmad stepping aside...

23/11/2017

FIFA’s Lai decision renews pressure on OCA head Sheikh Ahmad

A FIFA decision to ban Richard K. Lai for life places renewed pressure on Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, who is subject to investigations by FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being implicated in Department of Justice (DoJ) documents connected to the case. Sheikh Ahmad was forced to...

27/07/2017

Sheikh Ahmed reportedly summoned by Public Prosecutor

The Sports Integrity Initiative has asked Kuwait’s Public Prosecutor and its Public Authority for Sport to confirm a report that Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been summoned to answer questions about financial irregularities in the budget allocated to the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations tournament. Kuwait was due to...

20/07/2017

IOC Ethics Board investigating Al Musallam corruption claims

The Ethics Board of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) is investigating a report from The Times, Der Spiegel and SwimVortex, which alleges that Director General of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Husain Al Musallam, attempted to negotiate a 10% cut of prospective sponsorship deals. The allegations centre around...

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