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First Challenges for Sochi 2014 Ahead in 2008

January 01, 2008

Dmitry Chernyshenko is looking forward to the OCOG move to his native Sochi: “I will be meeting with my parents more often”. (ATR)  (ATR) Sochi 2014 chief e...

Last-Minute Pleas for Women Jumpers at Vancouver Olympics

January 07, 2008

With the exception of ski jumping, every other event in the Winter Olympics includes female competitors. (Getty Images)  Despite the deadline long passing t...

London Update: Olympic Showpiece Days from Debut

November 02, 2007

The Olympic Stadium will rise on the south edge of the Olympic Park. (LOCOG)  Design Innovation for Olympic Showpiece? London 2012 officials are set to caus...

Fight Against Doping: ATR Exclusive - Doping in Boxing "Under Control"; Drug Test Not Foolproof; German Raids

November 03, 2007

Ed Van WIjk of the Netherlands. (ATR)  ATR Exclusive: Boxing has Doping “Under Control” The chief medical officer for the International Boxing Association s...

On the Scene: Small Federations, Athletes Wary of Doping Code Changes

November 16, 2007

IOC member Denis Oswald says small federations and athletes could be hurt by proposed changes to the anti-doping code. (ATR)  (ATR) A leading IOC member tel...

Bidding for the Games: IOC Readies Youth Olympics Short List

November 18, 2007

Five Cities Could Make Youth Olympics Short List Up to five cities could be selected by the IOC to make up the short list for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, sources tell Around...

New Media and the Olympic Movement: Websites

November 22, 2007

New Media and the Olympic Movement: Websites With a basic website a requirement for any organization to engage with the public, the Olympic Family has joined the rush to take ...

New Media and the Olympic Movement: Web 2.0

November 24, 2007

Pocket-sized cameras make it quick and easy for people to capture digital films and put them online. (Getty Images)  New Media and the Olympic Movement: Web...

Updated: $100+ Million for Australian TV Rights, FIFA Baku Ban, African Fund

October 12, 2007

  $105 Million for Australian TV Rights A record price will be paid  for the rights to broadcast the 2010 and 2012 Olympics in Australia. Around the Ri...

Brief Notes: Rising Star Nawal El Moutawakel, Paralympic Awards for Turin, Jacques Rogge Travels for Olympic Truce

October 17, 2007

Nawal El Moutawakel's gold in 1984 was a first for an African Arab woman. (Getty Images)  IOC Member Now Sports Minister IOC member and hurdle champion Nawa...

Boxing Begins in Chicago

October 23, 2007

At the opening ceremonies on Friday, Muhammad Ali, 1960 Olympic gold medalist made a surprise appearance with Chicago mayor Richard Daley.  (ATR) The 2007 ...

New EU Treaty Leaves WADA Role in Question

October 24, 2007

The new Reform Treaty text implies that sport is a social or cultural activity, not necessarily subject to EU economic legislation. (EC/Madrid)  (ATR) Meeti...