The board of the International Masters Games Association (IMGA) has unanimously selected Kate Caithness and David Eades as acting vice president in accordance with the constitution.

They will remain as acting vice president until confirmed by the IMGA members at the General assembly to be held later in the year.

Kate Caithness from Scotland was elected President of the World Curling Federation in April 2010. She is the first female president of the WCF and the first female president of an Olympic Winter Sports Federation.

David Eades is a journalist and newsreader working for BBC News. He presents The World Today among other BBC news outlets, and has a long track record in presenting on both domestic and international outlets for the BBC.

Caithness and Eades have both been a members of the board for several years. The IMGA congratulates Kate and David on the appointment to this important position.