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Berlin Update: Olympics Sports Worries

April 18, 2005

ASF President Denis Oswald(L), and IOC President Rogge in Berlin. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques says he was not sending a message earlier today in...

Concerns Over Rules for Sports Seeking 2016 Olympic Spots

June 13, 2008

The president of the World Karate Federation is afraid they will not have enough opportunities to lobby IOC members for the sport's inclusion. (Getty Images)...

IOC Warns China over Olympic Torch Relay Gaffe

June 25, 2008

Zhang Qingli speaks at the ceremony in Lhasa.  (ATR) A speech by a Communist party leader during the Olympic torch relay in Tibet draws a rebuke from the IO...

World Briefs -- Madrid 2016, Universal Sports, Ethical Labor Standards and Olympic Merchandise

June 18, 2008

 Madrid Emblem Carries Olympic Rings Madrid is the latest of the four 2016 candidate cities to use a new logo that includes the Olympic rings. The rings ap...

Two Dozen NOCs Celebrate Olympic Day

June 24, 2008

In Beijing, some 1,000 runners took to the streets for an Olympic Day race. Chinese Olympic Committee president and sport minister Liu Peng led the pack. (BO...

Countdown Beijing -- International Torch Relay Cancelled for Paralympics

June 24, 2008

The Paralympic torch stays in China. (Getty Images)  No International Relay for Beijing ParalympicsBeijing Olympic organizers have scrapped plans for the fi...

SportAccord Briefs -- Security Issues in Beijing, London, Singapore Present

June 05, 2008

IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing chair Hein Verbruggen told the International Federations that they may face increased security at the Games. (ATR)  ...

On the Scene in Athens -- IOC President on Torch Relay, China Earthquake, Betting at the Games

June 06, 2008

President Jacques Rogge and director of communications Giselle Davies at the Athens press conference. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge declares an e...

Fight Against Doping -- New IOC Rule, Gatlin Loses Appeal

June 06, 2008

IOC Communications Director Giselle Davies announces the new IOC rule on eligibility for drug cheats. (ATR)  New IOC Rule Reinforces Fight Against Doping Th...

Fight Against Doping: More Drugs Trouble for Montgomery, Relay Team Appeal, HGH Test is Coming

May 02, 2008

Tim Montgomery faces new drugs charges: heroin distribution. (Getty)  Montgomery Jailed for Heroin Disgraced sprinter Tim Montgomery is in jail for dealing...

Potential WADA, Federations Showdown

May 12, 2008

John Fahey said WADA will help the organizations not in compliance with the WADA Code get up to speed. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The leader in the worldwide fig...

Update: Beijing Scales back Olympic Relay after China Quake

May 13, 2008

Simplicity to Mark Torch Relay Beijing 2008 will run quieter torch relays from tomorrow, out of respect to the victims of the Sichuan earthquake. Road dama...