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Acosta resigns, in part, due to conflict

Updated: May 17, 2004, 9:40 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The president of the international volleyball federation resigned as a member of the IOC on Monday amid allegations of financial impropriety.

Ruben Acosta, of Mexico, said he was leaving the IOC immediately because of his ethics dispute with the committee and to avoid further conflict before the Athens Olympics.

Acosta also noted that he had reached 70, the age limit for International Olympic Committee members. He was elected in 2000, and his term would have ...

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