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LOCOG Won't Hire Convicted Drugs Cheat

September 14, 2010

(ATR) Following inquiries made by Around the Rings, London 2012 CEO Paul Deighton made a sharp U-turn Tuesday to avoid embarrassment for his organization when he withdrew a jo...

Sydney Celebrates 10 Years

September 14, 2010

(ATR) Celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the Sydney Olympic Games are underway. The packed schedule of events runs right up until midnight. The celebrations are...

Olympic Newsdesk -- More Medals for Triathlon; Paralympic Addition

September 14, 2010

Triathlon Lobbies for Stronger Presence at Olympics Triathlon wants more athletes, more events and more medals at the Olympics. International Triathlon Union president M...

Lindberg Heads IOC Evaluation Commission for 2018 Olympics

September 13, 2010

Gunilla Lindberg will lead the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2018 Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Swedish IOC member Gunilla Lindberg will chair the IOC's 11-member evaluation com...

Sydney Olympics Minister Opens Up for 10th Anniversary

September 12, 2010

Olympics minister Michael Knight at a 1999 press conference in Sydney. (Getty Images) Knight Says “No Complaints”, “No Regrets” Former Sydney Olympics minister Michael Kn...

Olympic Newsdesk -- "Brand New FIVB"; London Venue Test Run; Basketball Semifinals Set

September 10, 2010

New Volleyball Logo The International Volleyball Federation has a new logo, creating what leaders call “a brand new FIVB”. Delegates to the FIVB Congress in Rome on Fr...

USOC, IOC Make Progress on Revenue Sharing

September 09, 2010

The USOC and IOC made a breakthrough in revenue sharing negotiations. (Getty Images) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee and the IOC say they have made a breakthrough in their...

Women Helped Shape London Olympic Bid, Says Blair Memoir

September 08, 2010

(ATR) Tony Blair credits two women as the lynchpins in summoning his faith in the London Olympic bid – one of the revelations in his newly published memoir. Bid chair Seb C...

USOC International Relations Enters New Chapter

September 06, 2010

Fasulo with then USOC chair Peter Ueberroth in Feb. 2006 when his appointment as USOC IR chief was announced. (ATR) (ATR) International relations for the U.S. Olympic Committ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Geesink Memorial; Sochi Mascot Search; USOC Restructures

September 01, 2010

Geesink, seen here at the 1964 Olympics, was among judo’s first Olympic gold medalists. (Getty Images) Funeral for IOC Member, Dutch Judo Legend Anton Geesink (ATR) Europ...

Sydney Readies for Olympic Anniversary

August 31, 2010

(ATR) Former Sydney Olympics Minister Michael Knight steps back into the spotlight along with Cathy Freeman for 10th anniversary celebrations of the 2000 Olympics. Freeman w...

Olympic Newsdesk -- 500 Days To Innsbruck 2012; Mountain Bike Worlds

August 31, 2010

500 Days To Inaugural Youth Winter Olympics Austria’s sporting elite gathered Monday to honor achievements past and to celebrate the 500-days-to-go mark until Innsbruck 201...