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Updated Report: IOC President to Seek 2nd Term

October 24, 2008

(ATR) Colleagues are applauding the decision of IOC President Jacques Rogge to seek a final term in office. He declared his intentions in a letter sent to IOC members today. I...

No Illegal Betting Recorded During Beijing Olympics

October 23, 2008

An IOC spokeswoman confirms predictions that illegal gambling would not be a problem in Beijing. (Getty Images) The IOC's zero-tolerance approach to gambling in sport paid off...

On the Scene: IOC Says Vancouver Transport "Difficult"

October 23, 2008

Traffic stopped for construction along the Sea to Sky Highway. (ATR)(ATR) IOC inspectors say a transport plan for the Vancouver Olympics should be ready when they next return ...

Keep your Nose out of Olympics, Rogge Tells Asian Governments

October 23, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge met this week with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. (Getty Images)IOC President Jacques Rogge warns Asian governments that the Olympi...

On the Scene -- Vancouver IOC Team Opens Latest Review

October 22, 2008

VANOC chief John Furlong, B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell and Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts in Vancouver Oct. 21. (ATR)A team of winter Olympic experts from the IOC is midway through...

Bidding for the Games: IOC Schedules Inspections for 2016 Olympic Bids

October 21, 2008

The IOC has set the dates for the 2016 Evaluation Commission visits to the four candidate cities next spring. Nawal El Moutawakel in New York City in 2005 when she led the 2...

Vancouver View -- CoComm Update, IOC EB Dates Set, Venue Faces Financial Pinch

October 21, 2008

Thunderbird Arena is now open. (Getty)CoComm gets Second Vancouver UpdateToday, the International Olympic Committee’s 2010 Coordination Commission will get its second update o...

On the Scene in Bali -- 2016 Olympic Bids at Beach Games

October 20, 2008

Sheik Al-Sabah says the presentations of the 2016 bid cities are important for the OCA. (ATR)(ATR) The first Asian Beach Games – and the annual Olympic Council of Asia general...

Bidding for the Games -- Bali, Monaco and Beyond

October 17, 2008

The 2016 cities are in Bali for the next few days for the Olympic Council of Asia general assembly. Bali, Monaco Destinations for 2016 Bids The Indonesian island of Bali and t...

Fight Against Doping -- Missing Drug Tests Found, Rogge on Retests

October 16, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge says he has "no fear" of scandal when the IOC retests blood and urine samples from Beijing. (ATR) Rogge Doesn't Expect Scandal from Beijing Retests...

Bubka Returns to Atlanta with Beijing Torch

October 16, 2008

Bubka and Phillip Mooney, Coca-Cola’s archivist, examine the torch from Beijing that is now part of the exhibit at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta. (ATR) Olympian Sergey Bub...

IOC President on Financial Turmoil, Says No Panic for IOC

October 14, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge says "there is no panic" at organizing committees over the turmoil in financial markets. (ATR)(ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says financial mark...