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Entry in the IOC 1994
Country ISR (Israel)
Born 09 December 1942, TEHRAN
Naval College, Mevo’ot Yam, Michmoret (Israel)

Journalist (1964); TV sports commentator (1968); TV head of sports (1975); TV special operations (1977); Vice President (1981-1996) then Senior Vice-President (1996-) of NBC Sports; Founder, President and CEO, Keshet Broadcasting Ltd., a franchise of the commercial television in Israel (1993-1999), President of Keshet Broadcasting (2005-)

Sports practised
Basketball, football (second-third division level)

Sports administration
Chairman, IAAF Television Commission (1985-), Chairman FIBA TV Council (2004-)

Awards and distinctions
Award for the best journalistic story with the subject ’The Sea’ (1970); Highest Israeli Boradcasting Association (IBA) award for producing President Sadat’s first visit to Jerusalem (1977); ’Man of the year’ award for becoming the first Israeli broadcasting from Egypt (1977); all electronic Media award for producing the Eurovision song contest in Israel (1979); Academy Awards (Emmy) for Olympic Games in Barcelona (1992), Atlanta (1996), Sydney (2000), Salt Lake City (2002), Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008); Honorary Doctorate Degree for Philosophy from Haifa University (2007)

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Radio and Television (1984-), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 (1998-2004), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 (2002-2008), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (2005-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 (2010-)