The Mediterranean Games in the IOC Olympic Hilights

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The latest news of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games included in the today’s edition of the Olympic Hilights, the weekly newsletter of the International Olympic Committee.

According to the Olympic Hilights:

The logo and mascot for the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games in 2021 were unveiled at a ceremony in the host city of Oran (Algeria). The ceremony was attended by a delegation from the International Committee for  Mediterranean Games (ICMG) led by ICMG President Amar Addadi. The Minister for Communication and the acting Minister of Culture, Hassane Rabhi, and the Minister of Youth and Sport, Raouf Salim Bernaoui were also present.

This will be the second time that Algeria hosts these Games, having done so already in 1975. In addition, the ICMG has announced that the 2019 Mediterranean Beach Games, held from 25 to 31 August in the Greek city of Patras, were “clean games”, as no athlete was found positive for prohibited substances, after analysis of all the given samples. In all, 76 urine tests and seven tests for EPO were conducted on athletes from 12 sports and 14 of the 26 countries taking part.

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