Monday, December 14, 2009

Badminton refuses to approve plans to move 2012 venue across London

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has refused to approve London 2012's plans to move badminton across London from Greenwich to Wembley Arena, and has asked the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG) for more information. Paragraph 34 of the Host City Contract for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 requires 'the prior written approval of the IOC [International Olympic Committee], in consultation with the relevant IF [International Federation]' for venue changes.

To read the full article in the December edition of World Sports Law Report, click here.


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