Trial of Olympic sheikh on forgery charge pushed back

Alex Brandon

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 file photo, Kuwait’s Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), speaks during a meeting of the Association of National Olympic Committees, in Washington. Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah will go on trial in Switzerland this month accused of forgery in a case linked to political rivalry in Kuwait’s royal family. Lawyers for the sheikh say he will attend the hearing listed by a criminal court in Geneva to run from Feb. 22-26, 2021.