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"Good People" Aboard Rio 2016 Says IOC Games Director

June 09, 2011

IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games Gilbert Felli. (Rio 2016) (ATR) IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games Gilbert Felli tells Around the Rings the quality of ...

African Olympic Chief Predicts Unity for Future African Bid

June 10, 2011

Lassana Palenfo is an IOC member from Cote d'Ivoire as well as president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa. (ATR) (ATR) Lassana Palenfo, president o...

Rio 2016 Making Steady Progress on Road to Games

June 09, 2011

Preparations for the first Olympic Games to be held in South America are continuing to progress well, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Com...

Rio Progress "Really Impressive" Says IOC Co Comm Chair

June 08, 2011

(ATR) IOC Coordination Commission chair Nawal El Moutawakel suggests Olympic preparations are back on schedule in Rio de Janeiro. IOC Coordination Commission chair Nawal El M...

Ahmadinejad Labels FIFA "Dictators"; Rogge on Cricket

June 08, 2011

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (Getty Images) Iranian President Attacks FIFA Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called FIFA a bunch of “dictators and colonialists” for dismissin...

IOC Members See Open Race for 2018

June 09, 2011

(ATR) IOC members in Australia and Africa tell Around the Rings they think the race for 2018 is wide open. Phil Coles at the IOC Session in Turin. (Getty Images) Speaking...

Olympic Organizers Applaud IOC, NBC for TV Rights Deal

June 09, 2011

(ATR) Olympic organizers in Sochi and Rio de Janeiro tell Around the Rings they are thrilled NBC will broadcast the Games in the U.S. through at least 2020. Sochi 2014 presid...

IOC Balances Finances, Familiarity in TV Rights Deal with NBC

June 07, 2011

(ATR) President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings the IOC considered finances and familiarity in awarding broadcast rights through the 2020 Olympics to longtime partner NBC...

NBC Wins Olympic TV Rights Deal

June 07, 2011

(ATR) The IOC says NBC will retain Olympic broadcasting rights through the 2020 Olympics. Rights for the deal cost the network $4.38 billion. The 2014 Games cost $775 ...

Caribbean NOCs Defend Netherlands Antilles; Canadian Re-Branding

June 08, 2011

CACSO Takes Up Cause of Netherlands Antilles The Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization is pleading with IOC president Jacques Rogge to intervene before the Net...

US TV Networks Wait for IOC Decision

June 07, 2011

Fox chief operating officer Lawrence Jones hands over the network's bid as IOC lead negotiator Richard Carrion and director general Christophe De Kepper look on. (IOC/Juilliar...

Rio Mayor Promises "Perfect" Olympics

June 07, 2011

(ATR) Eduardo Paes says his Rio de Janeiro will deliver a “perfect” Olympics. Rio mayor Eduardo Paes shielded Co Comm chair Nawal El Moutawakel and chief organizer Carlos Nu...