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Winter Olympics Review Recommends Ski Cross

October 26, 2006

Vancouver will find out next month if it will get to stage the first ski cross races in the Winter Olympics. (ATR) The discipline of ski cross is the only new event that is ex...

IOC President Begins Beijing Visit

October 22, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge will spendthe next three days in Beijing. (ATR-File Photo) (ATR) Educating young athletes and stigmatizing health experts who promote drugs are key...

Press Release - Rogge: More Focus on Youth

October 22, 2006

 ROGGE CALLS FOR A GREATER FOCUS ON YOUTH"The Olympic Movement is above all an educational movement" stated International Olympic Committee (IOC) Pres...

Hodler Olympics Legacy: Sport & Scandal

October 18, 2006

Marc Hodler in Turin this February, his last Winter Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Swiss IOC member Marc Hodler will be remembered for his nearly 50-year leadership of the Internationa...

IOC Member Marc Hodler, 87

October 18, 2006

Marc Hodler was the second most senior IOC member. (ATR) (ATR) IOC member Marc Hodler of Switzerland has died from complications of a stroke in his home town of Bern. Followin...

Press Release: World Sport Congress to Havana

October 16, 2006

 Cuba to host 11th World Sport for All Congress - Havana, 31 October - 3 November 2006The 11th World Sport for All Congress will be held in Havana, Cu...

Olympic Winter Sports Review Opens

October 16, 2006

 (ATR) A review of the sports in the Winter Olympics gets underway in Lausanne Monday, similar to the process that led to the demise of two sports last year from the summer Ga...

Fight Against Doping: IOC Announces Beijing Olympic Rules

May 24, 2008

IOC Introduces Tougher Beijing Testing Rules The International Olympic Committee mandates 25 percent more drug tests in Beijing than in Athens, according to revised anti-dopin...

Fight Against Doping – Ex-Olympics Coach Guilty of Lying

May 29, 2008

Trevor Graham was found guilty of lying about performance-enhancing drus. (AP)   (ATR) The coach for several Olympic medalists from the U.S. is the lat...

IOC Gets Report on Turin Olympics Drug Raids

January 16, 2007

Police raided residences of the Austrian cross country and biathlon teams midway through the Turin Olympics. (ATR) The IOC says a disciplinary commission investigating drug ra...

London Update: What the Newspapers Say

December 16, 2007

  Army in Running to Host British Olympic Camp The Guardian reports Britain's Olympians could prepare for the London 2012 games by spending their final wee...

On the Scene in Madrid: Pound Farewell to WADA

November 18, 2007

Outgoing WADA President Richard Pound: “Cheating in sport must be confronted not tolerated, ignored or excused.”   (ATR) The outgoing president of the ...