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IOC Executive Board Preview

February 17, 2003

(ATR) - Recent problems at the USOC are "a sovereign matter" and not something the IOC intends to get involved in - but that doesn't mean it isn't concerned.In a conference ca...

Major Sports Program Changes Delayed

February 20, 2003

(ATR) - There will be only minor changes to the sports program for the next two Summer Olympics. In a series of decisions today, the International Olympic Committee's Executiv...

IOC Wraps 2010 Inspection Tour

March 10, 2003

Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula in Whistler, British Columbia, site of Alpine and Nordic events for Vancouver's Winter Olympics bid. ATR's profile of the Vancouver bid appears...

IOC President Recovers from Surgery

April 22, 2003

(ATR) - IOC President Jacques Rogge is said to be recovering without complications from heart surgery last week in Belgium. An IOC spokeswoman tells Around the Rings that Rogg...

IOC Suspends Iraqi NOC

May 23, 2003

(ATR) - The Iraqi National Olympic Committee has been suspended by the IOC as the first step toward rebuilding a group shattered by war and burdened with the notoriety of an o...

Son of Korean IOC Member Under Arrest

May 21, 2003

(ATR) - John Kim, the son of South Korean IOC member Un Yong Kim is under arrest in Bulgaria on outstanding immigration fraud charges from the United States.National Public Ra...

Offices Close During G-8 Summit

May 28, 2003

(ATR) - A long weekend is ahead for staff of the IOC and international federations based in Lausanne. All will close their offices on May 29 and 30 as usual for the Ascension ...

Urs Lacotte New IOC Director General

June 24, 2003

(ATR) - Urs Lacotte, a Swiss national with experience in sport, military and business has been named director general of the International Olympic Committee.The 49-year old wi...

Games Cost-Cutting; Beijing Dates Change

June 29, 2003

Around the Rings reports daily from Prague on the events of the IOC meetings through July 5. (ATR) - The dates for the Beijing Olympics have been moved to August 8 to 24, 200...

Heiberg Says "Smear Campaign" Being Wage

June 30, 2003

(ATR) - Gerhard Heiberg, IOC member from Norway says he is the target of "smear campaign" in his race to become either an IOC vice president or member of the Executive Board. ...

Olympic Medals; IOC Pres. Blasts Beckham

June 30, 2003

Around the Rings reports daily from Prague on the events of the IOC meetings through July 5. (ATR) - The Athens Olympics will usher in the first major change in the design of...

Kim and Heiberg Clash For IOC VP

July 03, 2003

(ATR) - South Korea's Un Yong Kim and Norway's Gerhard Heiberg are the two candidates who will square- off for the vice presidency up for election on tomorrow's final day of t...