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Doha GOALS Will Host Ministers Of Sport Summit To Address 'Integrity In Sport'
Published September 20, 2013
Doha GOALS, which focuses on sports as a driver of social and economic change, will host a Ministers of Sport Summit for the first time this year. The Summit will be held on the first day of the global forum, which will be held from Dec. 9-11 at the Aspire Academy in Doha. The Ministers of Sport Summit will address the theme "Integrity in Sport," focusing on the promotion of fairness and equality in sport. Among confirmed speakers are: Boris Becker, winner of six Grand Slams and former world No.1 in tennis (Germany); Abinav Bhindra, Olympic champion, shooting (India); Ato Boldon, former world champion sprinter (Trinidad and Tobago);
Nadia Comaneci, triple Olympic champion, gymnastics (Romania); Bart Conner, Olympic champion gymnast (U.S.); Jonathan Edwards, world record-holder, triple jump and the chair of the athletes' committee for London 2012 (U.K.); Wilson Kipketer, triple world champion at 800m and current world record-holder (Kenya); Henrik Larsson, former captain of the Swedish national football team, and striker for FC Barcelona, ManU and Celtic (Sweden); Tony Hawk, skateboarding legend (U.S.); and Pamela Jelimo, Olympic champion middle-distance runner (Kenya) (Doha GOALS).
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