IOC President, Jacques Rogge
The full extent of the snub by the British Olympic Association to the International Olympic Committee during the current row over any
financial surplus from London 2012 can be revealed by the BBC.
BBC Sport has seen a copy of the full transcript of the IOC's judgement in the dispute between the BOA and Locog, the London 2012
It reveals how the BOA rejected a personal intervention by IOC president Jacques Rogge to settle the matter amicably.
The IOC president had invited both the BOA chairman Lord Moynihan and the Locog chairman Lord Coe to a meeting in Lausanne on March 7. But just days before the meeting was due to take place the BOA informed the other parties that it would not be attending.
The BBC understands that senior staff at London 2012 were furious at this late cancellation. Lord Coe had cleared his diary so that he
could travel to Lausanne for the day, and it is likely that the IOC would have been similarly displeased.
The BOA's explanation for avoiding a meeting at IOC headquarters was that it wanted the dispute to be settled instead by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The BOA is entitled to 20% of any surplus from the 2012 Games, but there is disagreement over whether that should mean just the Olympics, or also include the Paralympics.