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Rudge fills position left by death of Thompson

Updated: January 10, 2003, 8:03 PM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Chris Rudge, a former professional lacrosse player and publishing executive, was hired Friday as the new chief executive of the Canadian Olympic Committee.

He filled the position left vacant by the death of Jim Thompson from a heart attack in August.

Rudge takes over the COC as Vancouver is competing to host the 2010 Winter Games against Salzburg, Austria, and Pyeongchang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to announce its ...

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