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2009 Olympics Meetings: Other Cities

February 05, 2006

Modern Cairo hopes to host its second IOC Session. The first was in 1938. (ATR) Cairo, Lausanne and Taipei are among the eight cities in the race for the 2009 IOC Session and ...

2009 Olympics Meetings Bids: Singapore

February 05, 2006

Suntec Convention Center, proposed site of the 2009 IOC meetings in Singapore. Marina Bay is to the right. (ATR) (ATR) Singapore, host of the successful 2005 IOC Session that ...

2009 Olympics Meetings Bids: Riga

February 04, 2006

The Arena Riga will open this month. (ATR) Leaders of Riga's bid for the 2009 IOC Session and Olympic Congress believe that while the Latvian capital may not be big enough for...

IOC President: Turin Will Be Ready for Olympics

February 04, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge arrived Saturday in Turin. (ATR) (ATR) Arriving today in Turin, the president of the IOC tells Around the Rings that despite "a million things to b...

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...