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Pound Returns to Olympics Marketing

March 30, 2005

Canada’s Richard Pound says he’ll wait to see what kind of role he’ll play as a member of the IOC Marketing Commission. Below, current IOC marketing chair Gerhard Heibe...

Trial Opens for French IOC Member

March 21, 2005

Guy Drut, 54, has been an IOC member since 1996 and was closely involved with this month’s visit of the IOC Evaluation Commission to Paris. (ATR) (ATR) French IOC member Guy...

Suspended IOC Member Wants Hearing

March 12, 2005

 (ATR) Suspended member Un Yong Kim wants to postpone a vote on his expulsion from the IOC until 2006 if he is not freed from a Seoul prison in time to defend himself at the I...

Olympics Chief Honored

March 08, 2005

(ATR) Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, head of the 2004 Athens Olympics, was awarded the IOC â??Women and Sportâ? Trophy for 2005. The ceremony was held in Lausanne on Tuesday,...

IOC Honour Member To Lose Olympic Honor?

March 04, 2005

IOC Honour Member Yoshiaki Tsutsumi could face IOC sanctions resulting from his arrest this week in Tokyo. (ATR) The IOC Ethics Commission is believed to be considering its fi...

Olympic Sports â??Stripped Bareâ?

March 04, 2005

 (ATR)The 28 sports on the Summer Olympics program have been â??stripped bareâ? in this weekâ??s meeting of the IOC Program Commission in Lausanne, a source familiar with the...

Two Strikes: The Un Yong Kim Expulsion

February 14, 2005

South Korea's Un Yong Kim has been suspended from the IOC since January 2004. (ATR Photo) (ATR) The expulsion vote facing South Korean IOC member Un Yong Kim is in part the re...

IOC President Expects Success for Turin

February 12, 2005

Olympic chiefs in Turin: Former IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch, TOROC President Valentino Castellani, IOC Pres. Jacques Rogge and Mario Pescante, Italian government supe...

IOC Expulsion Vote for South Koreaâ??s Kim

February 10, 2005

(ATR) The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee is recommending that member Un Yong Kim be expelled for â??seriously tarnishing the IOCâ?. Kim is in prison i...

Olympic TV Rights Set Record for Canada

February 07, 2005

As this souvenir cap from Barcelona indicates, 1992 was the last time CTV had the rights to a summer Olympics. Below: IOC member from Puerto Rico and now the IOC's key TV righ...

$150M Olympic TV Rights For Canada?

February 02, 2005

IOC member Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico leads TV rights negotiations in North America for the IOC. (ATR Photos) (ATR) Confident it will get the deal it wants, the IOC has sc...

New Zealandâ??s Kendall for Olympics Seat

January 18, 2005

New Zealand’s Barbara Kendall won medals in 1992,1996 and 2000. She’s not been available for comment yet on whether she’ll be joining the IOC. (