Skiurlaub- günstig mit FeWo-direkt
     
Hotelsuche in 
 

IOC not worried by potential Rousseff impeachment ahead of Rio Games

Europe
Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online   auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Berlin (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it is not concerned that the potential impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will have an impact on the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

"The preparations for the Olympic Games are now in a very operational phase, in which this type of political problem has much less influence than at other levels of organization," an IOC spokesperson told dpa.

"During our visit to Rio de Janeiro in previous weeks we have seen the great progress which has been made. We therefore remain confident that the Olympic Games in August will be a success."

The lower house of the Brazilian parliament voted for impeachment by a two-thirds majority on Sunday, meaning the senate can now suspend Rousseff from office for 180 days at the end of April with a simple majority.

This would mean Rousseff is unable to attend the opening of the Games on August 5.

"The Brazilian people are known for their passion for sport and will deliver an forgettable Olympic Games," the IOC spokesperson said. "The Olympic Games ... provide an important opportunity for the people of Brazil to unite regardless of their background or political views."

Facts
 

 

Kommentare zu diesem Artikel
 
Neuer Kommentar
Name *
Email * (wird nicht öffentlich angezeigt)
Kommentar
* Pflichtangaben
 
Diesen Artikel empfehlen

Absender Empfänger Nachricht (optional)
Name
E-Mail

Name
E-Mail
   
 
Weitere Artikel zu diesem Thema
 
Germany
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - A year ahead of the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics, the city‘s mayor vowed Wednesday the Brazilian metropolis will be ready despite ongoing works."All construction is going according to plan," Rio
weiter
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to fund a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) task force in the run up to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro later this year and retest samples from previous Summer Games."(S)elected samples
weiter
Europe
Tokyo (dpa) - A top Japanese badminton player apologized Friday for having gambled at an illegal casino as he is likely to lose his chances of playing at this year‘s Olympics."I am sorry to have caused this kind of trouble," Kento Momota, who
weiter
Europe
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Several thousand dead fish have been discovered in recent days in the area designated for the sailing competition at the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, news reports said Wednesday.The lifeless fish washed up in various
weiter
Europe
Dusseldorf (dpa) - German sports officials are closely monitoring the explosive spread of the Zika virus ahead of the Rio Olympics in August and not ruling out relocating pre-Games training camps."We are looking at it with concern," Dirk
weiter
Europe
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Hosts Brazil were Thursday drawn to play South Africa, Iraq and Denmark in the group stage of the Olympic football tournament where they will be seeking an elusive gold.Brazil are record World Cup winners with five titles but
weiter
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Reiseportal
 
REISEPORTAL
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - Norway‘s Marit Bjoergen wins the 30-kilometres cross country ski race to become the best decorated Winter Olympian of a all time with eight gold, four silver and three bronze.
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - China highlighted that construction for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is in full swing while trying to defuse questions on the sensitive issue of artificial snow-making at the ski venues.Organizing committee BOCOG
Berlin (dpa) - Figure skating events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, with day and time (in GMT), 2014 champions and athletes to watch.Monday, February 12, 0100: team event (Russia) Thursday, February 15, 0130: pairs (Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov,
Seoul (dpa) - An overview of venues to be used to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in 2018.Pyeongchang Mountain ClusterLocated around 180 kilometres east of Seoul in the Gangwon province. Here there is the 35,000-capacity Olympic stadium for the
Frankfurt (dpa) - Germany will be unable to host an Olympic Games inside the next decade but the subject will not remain closed, a leading official has said."The overall topic of a potential bid has rather a mid- or long-term character," German
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee advanced plans on Thursday to set up an independent anti-doping testing system following the drugs scandal in Russian sports.The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is also set to
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Nachrichtenportal
 
NACHRICHTEN
The European Union has removed eight countries - including Panama, the United Arab Emirates and South Korea - from its 17-country blacklist of international tax havens, just seven weeks after the list was compiled. Brussels (dpa) - The eight
French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday his government planned to bring forward a law to help limit the impact of fake news on future election campaigns. Paris (dpa) - Macron told journalists gathered for a New Year‘s message in the
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalan President Carles Puigdemont were holding separate meetings Monday as the crisis triggered by an unauthorized Catalan independence referendum marred by violence unfolded. Barcelona (dpa) - Rajoy started
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a second, undisclosed meeting during the G20 summit in Hamburg, news reports said Tuesday. Washington (dpa) - The second meeting lasted about one hour and took place after the more
Six Balkan nations - not necessarily with a strong track record of collaborating - will come together for a summit on Wednesday to exchange ideas about how to cooperate and build ties in their region, according to the European Union. Belgrade (dpa) -
Questions about contacts with Russian officials have led to the resignation of one top White House official and cast clouds over other members of President Donald Trump's administration. Washington (dpa) - Key dates in the widening investigation of
Wetter

Zürich


(22.02.2019 04:07)

-1 / 0 °C


23.02.2019
-3 / 0 °C
24.02.2019
-4 / -1 °C
powered by wetter.com
Stock News

Ecken
LÄNDER
STÄDTE
EUROPA-TOUREN

Agenda - The Week Ahea ...
Agenda - The Week Ahea ...

Afghan Farah Governor ...
Ministry Warns Cinema ...

Puigdemont won't seek ...
Turkish tensions with ...

URGENT: Norway's Bjoe ...
China highlights Beiji ...

© europe online publishing house GmbH, Weiden, Germany, info@europeonline-magazine.eu | Impressum