(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) Spyros Capralos is the new head of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). Capralos becomes the 24th head of the HOC, succeeding the incumbent Minos Kyriakou for a four-year term. In his first statements, Capralos pledged to do his best to live up to his office responsibilities and stressed that scientists will join HOC in the battle against banned substances, making “clean sports” the new HOC motto. Capralos, a former water polo champion, was appointed Chairman of the Athens Exchange in 2004 after a successful term as Executive Director of the Organizing Committee for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. In 2008 he was elected President of the Federation of European Stock Exchanges (FESE).