The President of NOC Cape Verde, Filomena Fortes, was recently elected for another four-year tenure. After her election, Filomena Fortes promised continuity, with emphasis on assistance to sports federations: “During this tenure, we shall strive to pursue the work done so far but also with other projects. We wish to thank all federations and the COC Athletes’ Commission for their vote of confidence in this team,” she declared.
The new Executive Bureau for the 2017/2021 quadrennial comprises the following:
President: Filomena Maria Spencer Africano Fortes
1st Vice President: Mário Mendes dos Reis Semedo
2nd Vice President: José Manuel Almada Dias
Secretary-General: Nelson Martins Jesus
Treasurer: Mário Ildo Machado Ludgero Correia
Members: Alfredo Manuel Lima, Nilton Cezar Paris Vaz and Isménia da Conceição Barros Federico
Alternate Members: Serge Santos and Ayrton de Barros Silva
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved plans to target African National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as potential host cities of the fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022.
Following a vote of confidence from all members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission (AC), Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer Kirsty Coventry was officially appointed by the IOC President as the Commission’s chair during a joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission in PyeongChang.