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Fight Against Doping -- Doping Re-test Procedure Announced, CAS Anticipates Appeals

December 12, 2008

IOC Finalizes Beijing Doping Re-Test Procedure The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will re-test around 500 doping samples from the 2008 Summer Olympic...

London Update --Transport Plan Includes Severe Fines, Johnson Under Scrutiny

December 12, 2008

 It has not been a good week for London Mayor Boris Johnson. As well as losing his chosen Olympic adviser, David Ross, who resigned over a multi-million-pound share investiga...

On the Scene -- Rogge Discusses 2016 TV Rights

December 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge dismissed suggestions that U.S. television negotiations will impact the 2016 host city selection. (ATR/M. Bisson) (ATR) In Lausanne, IOC President ...

Kuopio Bid Risky, Shortened Program Planned

December 11, 2008

Kuopio has a history of hosting international sporting events.(Getty Images)Evaluations of the Kuopio, Finland bid for the 2012 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) determined the bid pr...

Innsbruck Poses Least Risk for 2012 Youth Olympic Games

December 11, 2008

(ATR) Innsbruck, Austria could be the favorite to win the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games, the annoucememnt coming  Friday. The IOC Evaluation Commission report says the plan ...

On the Scene -- IOC Rules on Beijing Doping Cases

December 11, 2008

Belarussian athletes Vadim Devyatovskiy (left) and Ivan Tsikhan (right) were sanctioned today by the IOC for doping in Beijing. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)(ATR) In Lau...

German Cities Withdraw From Hosting 2013 World Games

December 10, 2008

International World Games Association (IWGA) President Ron Froehlich (left) is looking for a new host city for The World Games 2013 after the withdrawal of German cities Duisb...

On the Scene -- Youth Olympics Program Announced, Congress Deadline Extended

December 10, 2008

IOC's Gilbert Felli says the program for the 2010 Youth Olympics will award more than 200 medals. (ATR)IOC Approves Sports Program for Singapore YOG The IOC’s Olympic Games Ex...

On the Scene -- IOC Expects Delay for U.S. Rights

December 10, 2008

IOC Finance Commission chair Richard Carrion says the current economic mood is "very negative" for bidding on the U.S. rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics. (ATR) The IOC mem...

On the Scene in Lausanne -- IOC Executive Board Meets, 2012 YOG Locale Picked Friday

December 10, 2008

Namibia's Frank Fredericks will represent athletes at his first IOC EB meeting as chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission. (Getty Images) The IOC Executive Board's final meet...

Aussies Launch Controversial Cocky Brit Campaign to Bolster 2012 Olympics Effort

December 09, 2008

Australia has launched a controversial, Internet-based viral campaign featuring a hooded actor taunting Australians over their Beijing performance. (Australian Sports Commissi...

IOC Announces Retesting Program for Beijing Samples

December 09, 2008

Starting in January, around 500 blood samples from Beijing will be retested. (Getty Images)The IOC confirms that around 500 drug samples collected from athletes at the Beijing...