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Ex-Olympics Leader Out of Jail June 30

June 27, 2005

Un Yong Kim should be out of jail by the end of the week. (ATR) (ATR) The South Korean government will parole former IOC member Un Yong Kim June 30. Kim, 74, has served 18 mon...

Singapore Ready for Olympics Session

June 24, 2005

Ser Miang Ng is one of the leaders of preparations for the IOC Session in Singapore. (ATR) (ATR)Singapore has made the finishing preparations for the IOC Session next week, IO...

Olympic Day Observed Worldwide

June 23, 2005

 (ATR) The rumble of tens of thousands of feet around the globe marks the latest celebration of World Olympic Day with what has become the tradition -- an Olympic Day Run. Be...

Elections at Singapore Olympics Meeting

June 16, 2005

Changes to the IOC Executive Board are coming at the Singapore Session. Learn more June 19 in Decision 2005, an Around the Rings Special Edition. (ATR) (ATR) Voting for the 20...

Slavkov & IOC Session: Who Knows?

June 14, 2005

(ATR) Bulgarian IOC member Ivan Slavkov continues to play word games over travel to the IOC Session in July where he faces expulsion. "My travel to Singapore is a personal pro...

Olympic Sports Report Due Today

June 13, 2005

 (ATR) The first-ever detailed review of the 28 sports in the summer Games will be released in a few hours from the IOC. Numbering about 250 pages, the report could lead to sp...

Slavkov to Skip Singapore IOC Session

June 12, 2005

Bulgaria's Ivan Slavkov on the campaign trail this weekend. (Sofia News Agency) (ATR) Bulgaria's Ivan Slavkov is now saying he will not attend the IOC Session in Singapore whe...

Slavkov Hope: 5 Votes in IOC Expulsion

June 07, 2005

Ivan Slavkov says he will be happy with only five votes against his expulsion from the IOC. (ATR) Suspended IOC member from Bulgaria Ivan Slavkov says he plans to travel to Si...

IOC Chief Plays No Favorites in London

May 24, 2005

IOC President Jacques Rogge with Olympian Matthew Pinsent and Tony Blair. (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the IOC would be "honored" for British Prime Minister Tony Bla...

Un Yong Kim Resigns Olympics Duties

May 20, 2005

Un Yong Kim was elected to the IOC in 1986. (ATR) (ATR) Suspended IOC vice president Un Yong Kim of South Korea has resigned his seat. Around the Rings understands the resigna...

Rogge Part 2: New IOC Members, 2014 Race

September 16, 2005

The 2014 Winter Olympic bids: "I do not believe that a city which does not have the inherent qualities to stage good games will make the cut." (ATR) In the second half of Arou...

Bids for Olympic Congress, 2009 Session

September 16, 2005

The IOC Session in Singapore. (ATR) (ATR) The IOC will decide next February on a site for its key meetings in 2009, the IOC Session that will choose the 2016 host city and the...