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Arnaud Clément resigns from his duties at the FFT amid conflict of interest

2021-07-24T16:19:50.864Z

The former captain of the French Davis Cup team has resigned from the federation. Arnaud Clément, vice-president of the French Tennis Federation and member of its executive committee, announced on Saturday that he had resigned from this post after an opinion from the FFT's ethics committee, in order to prevent any conflict of interest with its activities. professional. " The Ethics Committee has just issued an opinion according to which it considers that some of my professional



Arnaud Clément, vice-president of the French Tennis Federation and member of its executive committee, announced on Saturday that he had resigned from this post after an opinion from the FFT's ethics committee, in order to prevent any conflict of interest with its activities. professional. "

The Ethics Committee has just issued an opinion according to which it considers that some of my professional activities are incompatible with my mandates and functions at the FFT

", explains Mr. Clément in a press release. "

I therefore took the decision, in perfect agreement with the president of the FFT, Gilles Moretton (...), to resign from the executive committee of the FFT and from my position as vice-president of the FFT

", continues- he does.

Commentator on Amazon, Eurosport, partnership with Lacoste, director of various tournaments ...

According to the Federation's ethics committee, which published a separate press release on the subject, his activities as a commentator for Amazon and Eurosport, his participation in the Trophée des Légendes at Roland-Garros, his partnership with Lacoste, his role as sports director of the Challenger 125 tournaments in Aix-en-Provence and Challenger 100 in Brest, which receive aid from the FFT, can lead to "

situations of interference constituting 'conflicts of interest'

".

Source: lefigaro

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