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OOC approves the participation of five sports in the Arab Games in Algeria



The Board of Directors of Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) held its regular meeting on Monday, headed by Khalid bin Mohammed Al Zubair, OOC Chairman. The meeting dealt with a number of issues of importance for the coming period, as the Board of Directors approved the international participations that fall under the umbrella of OOC for the current year 2023, the first of which is participation in the 15th Arab Sports Games hosted by Algeria during the period from 5 to 15 July, and the 2nd World Beach Games, which will be held on the island of Bali, Indonesia, from August 5 to 12, and the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, which will be held from September 23 to October 8, as well as the 6th Asian Indoor Games, which will be hosted by the Thai capital, Bangkok, from September 17 until November 26, the last of which is the 1st GCC youth sports tournament, to be held in the United Arab Emirates next December. The Board, in coordination with sports federations and committees, to prepare and equip these participations, as it had previously defined technical standards for external participations, circulated and formed a specialized technical team in this regard, and the team coordinated with sports federations and committees to determine the level of participation for each round, competition, teams and players for individual games in light of technical levels, credits and allocations for each of them. The board approved, in light of the procedures that took place in the Arab Sports Games in Algeria, five sports represented in football, athletics, weightlifting, sailing, and Paralympic athletics.

The Board also reviewed the minutes of the recent meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Office, and instructed the executive management to take the necessary measures regarding some of the notes received from some members and to approve them. The OOC financial position until the end of May was reviewed, and the auditor’s report of the OOC financial statements for the first quarter of the current year was reviewed.

The meeting concluded with a discussion of many topics that were included in the item of any new business, and the necessary decisions were taken in this regard.