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Singaporean Leading IOC Earthquake Work; Putin and Sochi Mascot; Nowitzki in 2012?

March 21, 2011

Singaporean IOC Member Leading Relief Efforts Ser Miang Ng, IOC member from Singapore tells Around the Rings he will lead the IOC’s work to provide relief to Japan, follow...

Exclusive from Marrakech -- Morocco Olympic Dreams; IOC Members Meet 2018 Bids

March 21, 2011

Moncef Belkhayat says the “sky is the limit” for sport in Morocco. (ATR) Morocco Minister Opens Dreams for Olympics Look for a bid from Morocco for Olympics “in the 20s”, ...

Tuesday Talk-- Luge Leader on World Champs, Team Relay, Race for 2018

March 22, 2011

Luge president Josef Fendt. (FIL) The Tuesday Talk Is Presented by Helios Partners (ATR) International Luge...

British Olympic Association Rejects IOC Revenue Decision, Seeks CAS Clarification

March 18, 2011

The BOA says more than 500 Olympians will represent Great Britain in 2012. (BOA)  (ATR) The British Olympic Association rejects a Friday decision from the IOC on how to awar...

Monday Memo -- Sochi Coordination Commission; Oceania Meeting; European Soccer Congress

March 20, 2011

The Black Sea resort town of Sochi is a popular destination for Russian president Dmitry Medvedev and prime minister Vladimir Putin, seen here on their way to the slopes. (Get...

Bidding for the Games -- Marrakech Report

March 18, 2011

IOC member Sergey Bubka (left) with PyeongChang chair Yang Ho Cho. (ATR) Marrakech for 2018 Bids All three bids for the 2018 Winter Games are in Marrakech at the fourth ...

African Olympic Movement Gathering In Marrakech

March 16, 2011

(ATR) Leaders of the Olympic Movement in Africa are meeting in Marrakech for the fifth annual Africa International Sports Convention (CISA). The gathering will feature d...

New Members Not Shy as Board of U.S. Olympic Committee Convenes

March 16, 2011

(ATR) Five new members of the U.S. Olympic Committee board of directors spent their first meeting tackling topics including security concerns at the upcoming Pan American Game...

Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index -- Down to the Wire for 2018

March 16, 2011

South Korea Leads Field in Olympic Bid Power Index A commanding lead in public opinion helps put PyeongChang in the lead of the three-city race to host the 2018 Winter Olym...

Clock Stops on 500-Days-to-Go Milestone; Visa Glitch Frustrates Ticket Hopefuls

March 15, 2011

Clock Stops on 500-Days-to-Go Celebrations It’s now officially 500 days until the London Olympics, though the highly touted countdown clock is yet to reflect the milestone....

U.S. IOC Member Faces Health Challenges

March 15, 2011

(ATR) IOC member James Easton will miss today’s meeting of the U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors taking place in Atlanta. James Easton at a 2009 IOC meeting with co...

Exclusive: IOC Polling for 2018 Winter Olympics Revealed

March 15, 2011

(ATR) Public opinion surveys done for the IOC apparently show sagging public support for two of three bids for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, sources familiar with the results...