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Iraqi Olympic Committee to be dismantled

Updated: May 7, 2003, 6:51 PM ET
By Tom Farrey | ESPN.com

Amid the cries of too little, too late, the chief of the International Olympic Committee has acknowledged that Iraqi athletes were tortured and said the IOC next week will dissolve the existing Iraqi Olympic Committee that is still headed, officially, by Uday Hussein.

Jacques Rogge, IOC president, said Tuesday that the IOC executive board is likely to accept the recommendation of its Ethics Commission, which has provided a report concluding that athletes' claims about torture are ...

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