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Annecy 2018, IOC Teams Get Down to Work

February 09, 2011

The IOC Evaluation Commission in Annecy. (ATR) Early Start for IOC The sun had barely risen in Annecy when members of the teams from the IOC and the bid filed into a sleek...

Sarkozy, IOC Head to Annecy for 2018 Olympic Bid Inspection

February 08, 2011

Morning mists on Lake Annecy, where the weather this week may feel more like spring than winter. (ATR The president of France as well as the prime minister will be on hand in...

Tuesday Talk -- Gilbert Felli IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games

February 08, 2011

Gilbert Felli. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC's Executive Director for the Olympic Games says with three years to go, Sochi is on pace with construction, and could have 70 p...

Three Years to Sochi; Alpine Skiing World Champs; Laureus Awards

February 07, 2011

Three Years to Sochi With three years until the Olympics, Sochi 2014 released its shortlist of mascots. The organizing committee made the announcement on national te...

Monday Memo -- Stadium Decisions; IOC Inspects Annecy; Three Years To Go

February 07, 2011

Future of London Olympic Stadium A decision on the future of London Olympic Stadium is expected this week from the Olympic Park Legacy Company. At issue with the Olympic S...

Most Expensive Piece of Olympic Memorabilia Sold

February 04, 2011

(ATR) A 1952 Helsinki Olympic torch fetched nearly $500,000, the highest price ever for a piece of Olympic memorabilia sold at auction, in Paris on Thursday. This torch from ...

Changes for IOC in July

February 03, 2011

Chiharu Igaya speaking for the Tokyo bid for the 2016 Olympics during the 2009 IOC Session. (Getty Images) (ATR) Japan is about to lose its two IOC members to retirement. Th...

IOC Member's Court Date Delayed; Freestyle Skiing World Champs

February 02, 2011

Trial of Gambian IOC Member Postponed Gambian officials have another two weeks to make their case against IOC member Beatrice Allen. Beatrice Allen is an IOC member from G...

Q&A with Gian-Franco Kasper: Skiing World Champs; New Olympic Events

February 02, 2011

(ATR) Skiers aren’t the only ones with a lot on the line at this month’s FIS competitions. FIS president Gian-Franco Kasper is also an IOC member from Switzerland. (ATR) ...

Rome 2020 Finalizing Bid Committee; Kazakhstan Considering Bid; 2018 Update

January 31, 2011

Rome Finalizing Bid Committee A spokesman for the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) says Rome 2020 is finalizing its bid team, and is due to make a presentation to the Roma...

World Champs Wrapup -- Luge, Handball, Winter X Games

January 31, 2011

Luge Team Relay Canceled ST Sportservice, the technology partner of the International Luge Federation (FIL) said it accepted responsibility for the cancellation of the tea...

Gambia Suspension Possible; NOC Leader Death; Guam Office

January 28, 2011

Gambia could be suspended from the Olympic movement. (Getty Images) IOC Warns Gambia of Possible Suspension The IOC’s head of National Olympic Committees warns the Gambia...