His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), participated yesterday in the 142nd IOC Session under the chairmanship of President of the IOC Dr Thomas Bach and in the presence of members of the Olympic Executive Office, members of the IOC, and heads of international federations and national Olympic committees at the Palais des Congres in Paris, France. President of the Qatar Olympic Committee HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani also participated in the meeting, which discussed the topics on its agenda and took appropriate decisions regarding them. The attendees also discussed a number of regional and international sports issues related to the development and organisation of Olympic events. )