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Impasse with IOC for Panama Olympic Cmte

January 11, 2007

Mario Vazquez Rana is trying to broker a solution to the dispute in Panama. (ATR) (ATR) A confusing conflict over the leadership of the Panama Olympic Committee would appear t...

IOC President to Africa

January 07, 2007

 (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge visits Africa next week, stopping in three countries, his first overseas trip of the year.He starts Jan. 8 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic ...

Press Release: Unified Korea Update

December 22, 2006

 A STEP FURTHER TOWARDS A UNIFIED KOREAN TEAM IN 2008The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is delighted to learn from the Olympic Committee of the...

No Amnesty Yet for S. Korean IOC Member

December 19, 2006

No end-of-the-year amnesties from the Blue House in South Korea. (ATR) Suspended South Korean IOC member Yong Sung Park has failed to win an amnesty from the government over c...

S. Korean IOC Member Hopes for Pardon

December 13, 2006

IOC member Y.S. Park in Havana at Sport for All in November. (ATR) Park on Pardon WatchSuspended IOC member Yong Sung Park is hoping that a pardon from the Korean president wi...

Noted Olympics Collector, Ticket Agent Jailed

November 30, 2006

Vorontsov in a Spanish court last week. (ATR) Oleg Vorontsov, a noted collector of Olympic memorabilia and Olympic ticket sales agent for a number of Central Asian nations, is...

IOC President Expects New Sports for Olympics

November 29, 2006

The IOC President says the Olympic sports program will change by evolution, not revolution. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says he expects changes being proposed for ...

IOC Deadline for 2016 Olympic Bids

November 29, 2006

IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli (ATR) (ATR) The IOC has set the deadline next year for cities to apply to run for the 2016 Olympics, about 45 days later tha...

IOC Sends Messages to Olympic Boxing, Volleyball

November 28, 2006

Boxing federation president C.K. Wu is greeted by IOC President Jacques Rogge in Kuwait. (ATR) (ATR) Saying it's the start of a new era for boxing, the IOC has unfrozen $300,0...

Press Release: IOC Program Commission

November 28, 2006

 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASEOlympic programme updatesThe IOC Executive Board (EB) today heard the recommendations of the Programme C...

IOC OK for Ski Cross in Vancouver Olympics

November 28, 2006

The IOC meeting in Kuwait is the first in the Mideast since Tehran in 1967. (ATR) Vancouver Sports Program Changes Are SlightMeeting in Kuwait, the EB acted on a report of the...

IOC Meets In Kuwait

November 27, 2006

The IOC Executive Board meets in Kuwait for the first time. (ATR) (ATR) The controversy over costs of the London Olympics and firming up the program for the 2010 Winter Games ...