NOCK to hold meeting on impact of Covid-19 on sports

Written By: Christine Muchira

NOCK to hold consultative meeting this week on impact of Covid-19 on sports

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya and its affiliates will this week hold an online consultative meeting to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on sports in Kenya.

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The meeting which will take place on Thursday will see all 26 Olympic Federations converge with the same objective.

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The meeting’s objective will be to seek a collective understanding of the impact of Covid-19 on sports in Kenya, consideration of International Olympic Committee and International Federations guidelines given and to evaluate the actions taken so far, the challenges and the way forward.

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NOCK launched an athletes’ survey in early May to assist the National Federations in developing programs that meet the specific needs of athletes.

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The meeting is expected to use the guidelines from international federations as a take-off point to start developing local solutions and also intends to come up with a collective guiding document for a safe return to sports in the country.

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