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IOC Ready to Deliver Reassurance on Air Pollution at Beijing Olympics

March 16, 2008

China says every effort is being made to lower the levels of air pollution ahead of the Olympics. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the results ...

On the Scene: St. Lucia, Trinidad, Barbados for IOC President

March 16, 2008

IOC President Rogge with St. Lucia Prime Minister Stephenson King. (ATR/Ed Hula III) (ATR) IOC President Jacqu...

U.S. Sport Leaders go before Congress, Humanplasma Chief Lashes out at WADA

February 28, 2008

Jim Scherr, USOC CEO, Travis Tygart, USADA President and NCAA president Myles Brand in Congress. (Getty Images)  USOC, USADA, Others, Testify on U.S. Drug ...

World Briefs: New Priestess For Flame Lighting, China To Be Top Tourist Destination

March 01, 2008

Actress Theodora Siarkou was the High Priestess for the 2006 Winter Games Flame Lighting Ceremony. (Getty Images) New Priestess for Flame Lighting The Hel...

Countdown Beijing: Olympic Stadium Delay

March 06, 2008

Bird's Nest Delay Construction at the National Stadium in Beijing will finish at the end of April instead of the end of March, according to a Beijing 2008 executive vice presi...

Rogge Says Chambers not Welcome in Beijing

March 07, 2008

Dwain Chambers is mounting a comeback for a career sidelined by a two-year suspension. (Getty Images)   (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says dr...

Countdown Beijing: China Announces Olympic Terror Plot Busts

March 10, 2008

China Says Two Terror Plots Foiled China says two alleged foiled terrorist plots in the north-western Xinjiang region will not affect plans to stage a safe Olympics. But exper...

Beijing Increases Olympic Ticket Allocations for NOCs

February 13, 2008

Gunilla Lindberg, secretary general of the Association of National Olympic Committees, says most NOCs will now receive more tickets for the Beijing Olympics....

New Blood Doping Scandal, Fahey Speaks Out, Gusmao Troubles

January 17, 2008

New Blood Doping Scandal Set to Explode Austrian investigators have launched an inquiry that could ensnare dozens of elite athletes in summer and winter Olympic sports in ...

New Mayor for Beijing, African Hall of Fame Search

January 27, 2008

Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong. (Xinhua)    New Mayor for Beijing With just six month to go before the Beijing Olympics, the city has a new mayor: Guo Jinlong,...

Pound Could Lead CAS, Chambers Runs Under Cloud, More Russian Rowers in Trouble

February 07, 2008

Richard Pound hopes to lead the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (ATR)  Court Sets Election Date for New President, Will it Be Pound? The man who most recent...

Media Freedom in Dispute Six Months ahead of Beijing Olympics

February 08, 2008

The six-month countdown on Feb. 8 is subdued in China, as it coincides with Lunar New Year. (Getty Images)  IOC Defends Beijing Decision The International O...