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Olympic Bribery Scandal / International Olympic Committee (IOC) / Salt Lake City, Utah / Business Ethics #182905

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 24, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Lausanne: Sheila MacVicar) Announcement by the International Olympic Committee of the suspension of six more members due to the Salt Lake City, UT, bribery scandal featured; details given of proposed International Olympic Committee reforms for the Olympic selection process. [IOC president Juan Antonio SAMARANCH - says the International Olympic Committee is sorry; declares he will not resign.] [IOC vice president Richard POUND - comments on the investigations.] International Olympic Committee plans to investigate Olympic bids back to 1990 noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Salt Lake City: Tom Foreman) The reaction in Salt Lake City to the IOC's actions to restore the integrity of the Olympic Games and coming investigations discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) World Bank survey on bribery noted.

(New York: Jami Floyd) Foreign business ethics practices examined in light of the Olympic scandal. [Former International Olympic Committee member Bob HELMICH - says some countries require payoffs.] [Businessman Donald TRUMP, Columbia Business School professor Robert BONTEMPO, sportswriter Mihir BOSE - cite the cultural problems of different business practices.] [At press conference, POUND - says it is a matter of individual conduct.]

Floyd, Jami;
Foreman, Tom;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Simpson, Carole

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