LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired figure skater Michelle Kwan and Hollywood producer Frank Marshall will co-chair the organizing committee for the International Olympic Committee Women and Sport Conference in 2012.
Their appointments were announced Thursday by the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games. The three-day event will be Feb. 16-18 in Los Angeles, marking the first time the quadrennial conference is held in the United States.READ MORE: At Least One Hurt When Car Slams Into Light Pole In Sylmar
IOC President Jacques Rogge is scheduled to attend the conference, which typically is attracts delegates from National Olympic Committees.READ MORE: Southland Braces For Triple-Digit Temperatures
Kwan says the conference plays a role in identifying ways to improve and increase participation of women in sports worldwide.MORE NEWS: California's June 15 Economic Reopening Has Many Residents Rejoicing, While Others Say They're Worried
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