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Funeral Not the Last Memorial for Samaranch

April 24, 2010

A funeral service for Juan Antonio Samaranch took place in Barcelona on Thursday. (Getty Images) (ATR) Even as Juan Antonio Samaranch is laid to rest after two services in B...

Obama Greets Olympians, USOC Builds Relations with Congress

April 22, 2010

Alana Nichols, Paralympic sit Skier; Katherine Reutter, Olympic Speed Skater; Heath Calhoun, Paralympic sit skier; and speed skater Apolo Ohno took part in a press event at th...

Samaranch Remembered: Tributes for Former IOC President

April 21, 2010

Former IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch shares a home with his successor Jacques Rogge at Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images) (ATR) From current IOC Presiden...

USOC Gets Logo Makeover and Turns Off Channel Plans

April 21, 2010

New USOC Logos The USOC has redesigned its logos for the USOC, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams and Team USA. The new logos feature the American flag colors -- red,...

SAMARANCH DEAD - MEMORIAL SERVICE

April 21, 2010

Juan Antonio Samaranch, IOC chairman from 1980 to 2001, presenting Madrid's bid for the 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) Former IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch died W...

Samaranch Dead

April 21, 2010

Juan Antonio Samaranch (ATR) (ATR) Former IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch has died in a Barcelona hospital  at the age of 89. DETAILS TO FOLLOW For general...

Olympic Newsdesk- Samaranch Hospitalized in "Serious Condition" at Barcelona Hospital

April 20, 2010

After leaving his post as IOC President, Juan Antonio Samaranch was involved in Madrid’s bids for the 2012 and 2016 Games. (ATR) Samaranch Hospitalized in “Serious Condition...

Volcano Transit Snarl Hits IOC, Handball, Polish NOC Funeral,SportAccord Monitors

April 19, 2010

Another memorial service will be planned for Polish NOC President Piotr Nurowski that his European NOC colleagues can attend. (EOC) Polish NOC Funeral Missing European Colle...

Luge Report Vows to Prevent Killer Tracks

April 19, 2010

FIS report cited a “catapult effect” as one reason for the death of Nodar Kumaritashvili. (Getty Images) A report from the International Luge Federation says even though dri...

Olympic Collectors Meet in Cologne, Despite Travel Hassles

April 16, 2010

(ATR) The show must go on at the 15th World Olympic Collector's Fair despite the volcanic ash cloud that is expected to keep about a third of the table holders away from the...

Sochi Scene - Sochi, IOC Satisfied with 2014 Work

April 15, 2010

(ATR) Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko says the IOC leaves from its latest inspection visit happy with progress towards the Games, including security and construction. ...

Sochi Scene -- IOC, IPC Inspectors Check 2014 Preps

April 13, 2010

(ATR) For the first time since the flags of the Olympics and Paralympics were raised in Sochi, plans for the 2014 Winter Games go under review by a team of IOC experts. T...