Campbell: Syria Olympic Committee chief should play no part in London 2012

Sir Menzies Campbell, the former Liberal Democrat leader and competitor in the Tokyo 1964 Games, said the president of the Syrian Olympic Committee should play no part in London 2012.

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Calls for Syria Olympic chief ban

The head of Syria's Olympic Committee has insisted to ITV News that he will be in London for the Games, despite calls for him to be banned. The goalkeeper for the national team has told ITV News "the majority of the athletes don’t want to take part."