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2009 Olympics Meetings Bids: Copenhagen

February 04, 2006

The Bella Centre is Scandanavia's largest convention center. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Danish Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings that the bid from Copenhagen for ...

2009 Olympics Meetings Bids: Athens

February 03, 2006

The Faliro Pavilion would host the Olympic Congress. (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of Athens' bid for the 2009 IOC Session and Olympic Congress say the experience from the 2004 Games...

2009 Olympics Meetings Bids: Busan

February 03, 2006

The Busan Expo and Convention Center is proposed as the site for the 2009 IOC meetings. (ATR) Busan city leaders say their bid for the 2009 IOC meetings is driven by desires t...

Africa Vies for Olympics Board Seat

January 29, 2006

Diallo with IOC President Jacques Rogge. (ATR) (ATR) Correcting previous reports in Around the Rings, there will be two regular seats on the IOC Executive Board up for electio...

No Mexico Bid for 2009: An Explanation

January 27, 2006

Mario Vazquez Rana says a 2009 bid was not best for Mexico. (ATR) (ATR) The bid from Mexico City for the 2009 IOC Session and Olympics Congress was dropped to avoid "any suspi...

Mexico City Out For Olympics Meetings

January 23, 2006

The IOC last held a session in Mexico City in 2002. (ATR) (ATR) The race to host the 2009 IOC Session and Olympic Congress is now down to eight cities following Mexico City's ...

American Tussle for Olympics Election

January 22, 2006

Jim Easton will seek another four years on the IOC EB. (ATR) (ATR) In a situation described by colleagues as "awkward", and "unfortunate", two U.S. IOC members are seeking ele...

Three Cities Lead Race for 2009 Olympic Congress

January 21, 2006

Singapore wants to stage an encore to the 2005 IOC Session. (ATR) (ATR) The race for the 2009 IOC Session and Olympic Congress is described as "wide open" by IOC members who w...

Search for Skeletons at Olympics Headquarters

June 20, 2006

Archeologists at work uncovering relics of Lausanne's Roman past. (ATR) 2014 Short List Tops on EB AgendaThe highlight of the three-day EB meeting comes on Thursday when the 1...

Italian IOC Member Charged With Cheating

June 18, 2006

Franco Carraro (ATR) (ATR) Italy's senior International Olympic Committee member, Franco Carraro is now facing charges of sports cheating. He's been indicted in a national soc...

Drut Surprised at Amnesty Reaction

June 02, 2006

Suspended IOC member Guy Drut has heard plenty this week about his amnesty. (ATR) (ATR) One week after French President Jacques Chirac quietly signed an amnesty that could all...

Irish Olympics Leader O'Flanagan, 86

May 30, 2006

Kevin O'Flanagan. (IOC) (ATR) Services were held Monday in Dublin for Kevin O'Flanagan, IOC member from Ireland for 19 years and a physician known for his work in sport and re...