Published October 16, 2013
has resigned as IOC Finance Committee Chair in the wake of his defeat to Thomas Bach
in the organization's presidential election last month. Carrion, who remains a regular IOC member, also resigned as "negotiator of television rights deals outside Europe, but has agreed to remain in that role" through the Sochi Games. Bach asked Singapore’s Ng Ser Miang
to "chair the next meeting of the finance commission in December." Sweden's Arne Ljungqvist
and Norway's Gerhard Heiberg
are to stay on as chairs of the Medical and Marketing commissions, respectively, through Sochi.
Meanwhile, the IOC announced that John Coates
will head the Coordination Commission for the '20 Tokyo Games (AP, 10/16