Latvia: Janis Buks elected acting head of Latvian Olympic Committee

The Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) has elected Janis Buks, president of the Latvian Volleyball Federation (LVF), as acting LOK president, LETA reports. Buks will head LOK until the committee’s next annual assembly. He is chairman of the supervisory council of the Latvian pharmaceutical company, OlainFarm. The previous LOK president, Zorzs Tikmers, resigned in May 2023 following media reports about a conflict of interest.