CONI: Announcement of the National Council
- Published: 14 January 2014
The 1,021st meeting of the National Board of the CONI was held this afternoon in Milan. It began by approving the minutes of the previous meeting of 11 and 18 December. In his communications, the President Malagò updated the Board on the relations with the Government and on recent approved laws. He later proposed, as a Guarantor of the Sports Code of Conduct of the CONI, Corrado Calabrò, to replace the outgoing Paolo Salvatore. In addition, based on the report of the Disciplinary Commission of the Justice Bodies, to control and protect sport ethics, the following have been appointed as members of the High Court of Sport Justice, Franco Frattini (as President), Massimo Zaccheo, Attilio Zimatore, Dante D'Alessio and Virginia Zambrano. The five replace the members of the High Court which resigned on 20 December 2013. The resolutions were approved unanimously. Subsequently the mission of the CONI at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014 was presented. The Head of Mission will be Carlo Mornati. The Council took note with satisfaction of the report submitted by Coni Servizi s.p.a. on Casa Italia in Sochi, which will have two locations, one in the Adler Olympic Park (first time in the history), and another in the mountains at Rosa Khutor. Following the resignation of the Regional President of CONI, Giovanni Caramazza, the Deputy Vice President of the CONI, Giorgio Scarso, was appointed as Ruling Commissioner and he will have as his assistant, the member of the National Council of the CONI, Orazio Arancio. In view of tomorrow’s National Council, the President Malagò expressed his gratitude to Sky for their commitment to the Olympic Games in Sochi and announced to the National Council that the Governor of Lombardy, Roberto Maroni, and the Mayor of Milan Giuliano Pisapia, will be present in the meeting. The CEO of Expo 2015, Giuseppe Sala, has also been invited. All the partners of the CONI will be also present: Intesa Sanpaolo, Armani, Ferrero, Fiat and Samsung. Finally, the new rules of the regional schools of sport were unanimously approved. After reviewing a long series of other issues of an organisational and administrative nature, and having taken the relevant resolutions, the Council concluded the meeting at 18.30.