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Tehran to Host Olympic Council of Asia Meeting

18 Nov 2019, 22:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian capital of Tehran will host the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) meeting in May 2020.

- Sports news -

The meeting was originally scheduled to be held on Kish Island but the Iranian National Olympic Committee (NOC) announced that the meeting will be held in Tehran.

The members of council will discuss various initiatives and how to implement these plans and activities for the coming year and how best to execute its mandate.

OCA is a governing body of sports in Asia, currently with 45 National Olympic Committees. The current president is Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah. The oldest NOCs are from Japan and the Philippines, recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1911; whereas East Timor is the newest, joining in 2003.

The headquarters of the OCA is located in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

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