Head of France’s Olympic Committee, Brigitte Henriques, steps down ahead of Paris 2024 | Olympics News
Brigitte Henriques has stepped down from her function as head of France’s Olympic Committee a bit of over a yr out from the Paris Video games; Henriques had confronted calls to resign from former CNOSF president Denis Masseglia; 2024 Olympics to run from July 26 to August 11
Final Up to date: 25/05/23 10:41am
The top of France’s Olympic Committee, Brigittee Henriques, has resigned 14 months out from the 2024 Paris Video games after requires her to step down.
Denis Masseglia, the previous president of the French Nationwide Olympics and Sports activities Committee (CNOSF), had beforehand criticised Henriques’ management and introduced his intention to file a grievance towards her for misuse of company property.
In an announcement, CNOSF stated: “On the opening of the CNOSF common meeting which is being held at this time [Thursday] on the Maison du Sport Français, Brigitte Henriques introduced her resolution to return from her mandate as president of the French Nationwide Olympic and Sports activities Committee.”
The Paris 2024 Olympics can be held from July 26 to August 11.
Henriques had requested the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) to launch an inside audit of the CNOSF amid a long-standing row with former common secretary Didier Seminet.
She returned to her place final December following two months of sick go away after accusing Seminet of “psychological violence”. Seminet has denied the allegations and filed a defamation go well with towards Henriques.
Reflecting on Masseglia’s phrases, Henriques had stated: “The cabal continues. Because the saying goes, once you need to kill your canine, you say he has rabies. It’s unacceptable. I haven’t got rabies.
“For 20 years on the highest degree of governance, not solely have I by no means been questioned on these topics, however I’ve even typically been held up for example for my loyalty, my constancy and my righteousness.
“My predecessor was my first help, highlighting my profession as a high-level chief. He has grow to be not solely my best enemy, however the principle ambassador of his personal hatred in direction of me.
“However that can by no means change my collegial imaginative and prescient for a dusted-off French sport that unites, happy with its commitments, for the best quantity. We is not going to give in.”