September 12, 1992 |
Ollan Cassell's status with The Athletics Congress will be the leading item on the agenda today in a meeting in Denver of the U.S. track and field governing body's executive committee. After hearing a report from a subcommittee formed earlier this year to evaluate Cassell, executive director for all 14 years of the organization's existence, the 22-member executive committee is expected to vote on whether to recommend to TAC's board of directors that his contract be renewed next March.
December 2, 1990 |
For several months there has been a sentiment among some in the track and field community that The Athletics Congress Executive Director Ollan Cassell has been wielding too much power and his 20-year rule must end.
June 30, 1985
One more roadblock remains for Renaldo Nehemiah and other professional football players trying to regain their track and field status, The Athletics Congress said in Indianapolis. Ollan Cassell, executive director of TAC, the governing body for the sport in the United States, said that a three-man panel of the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the world sanctioning group for track and field, had turned over to the IAAF Council its conclusions on the matter of IAAF Rule 53(v).
June 29, 1990 |
U.S. track and field's top official said Thursday that there have been no inconsistencies in their drug enforcement policies but suggested there could be some at the international level. Ollan C. Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, the U.S. governing body for track, defended his group's drug-testing record, and said he cannot account for punishment leveled by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the worldwide governing body.
June 5, 1992 |
Conspicuous only because of his low profile at the International Amateur Athletic Federation meetings last week in Toronto was Ollan Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, which governs track and field in this country. It appeared to be a rough few days for Cassell, on top of an already rocky year. Cassell survived a TAC vote of confidence by a single vote in April, and in Toronto he was said to be ducking into meeting rooms to avoid bumping into reporters.
July 27, 1990 |
Frustrated organizers of the track and field competition in the Goodwill Games announced only moments before the women's javelin throw Wednesday that world record-holder Petra Felke of East Germany had withdrawn. That was not news to U.S. champion Karin Smith, who said Felke told her at a meet in Finland more than three weeks ago that she would not compete.