KUWAIT, Jan 11 (KUNA) -- Head of the Asian and Kuwaiti Olympic bodies
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah heads to the Austrian city of Innsbruck on
Thursday to attend the opening ceremony of the First Winter Youth Olympic
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) chief pledged his commitment to the
tournament in the belief of the importance of youth games in enriching the
Olympic sport movement.
"The stars of today will have a leading role tomorrow," he was quoted as
saying in an OCA statement, adding that the OCA hosted the first Asian youth
continental tournament followed by two international Olympic tournaments.
Sheikh Ahmad is expected to meet a number of leading international sport
figures in Austria, to discuss the development of the Olympic movement in the
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