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New Annecy VP Touts "Winning Team"; Early Confidence for Rome 2020

January 24, 2011

New Annecy VP: “Winning Team” In Place Annecy 2018's new vice president Jean-Pierre Vidal tells Around the Rings the Winter Olympic bid has the right blend in its new leade...

IOC Member Released from Jail

January 24, 2011

(ATR) IOC member from Gambia Beatrice Allen is out of jail, but apparently facing charges of theft from the NOC, Around the Rings is told. Beatrice Allen was apparently rel...

IOC Fosters Good Will Between NOCs of Israel, Palestine; Stadium Bidding Saga

January 20, 2011

(ATR) Palestinian athletes will train in Israeli facilities ahead of the London Olympics. IOC president Jacques Rogge shakes hands with Palestinian Olympic Committee presiden...

IOC Impressed with Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics Preparations

January 20, 2011

NG Ser Miang led the Singapore YOG debrief in Nanjing (Getty) (ATR) The IOC Coordination Commission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games gives the thumbs up to Chinese or...

Fulfill Stadium Promise Says IOC Member; Olympic Park Warning; Atos Origin Tests

January 19, 2011

IOC Member on Stadium Bidding: Promise Must Be Fulfilled Craig Reedie says England can ill afford another unfulfilled promise as the athletics legacy of London Olympic Sta...

Ghana Considers Lawsuit Against IOC; UN Secretary General to IOC; Beach Volleyball Venue

January 18, 2011

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has yet to receive a threatened appeal from the Ghana Olympic Committee over its suspension from the IOC. The flag of Ghana c...

Olympic Photodesk -- IOC EB, Bid Book Handovers

January 19, 2011

Munich 2018 chair Katarina Witt and Munich mayor Christian Ude pose with the bid book from Bavaria. (Getty Images) (ATR) Around the Rings revisits coverage of the IOC Executi...

European Athletics Chief Backs West Ham Bid for London Olympic Stadium

January 18, 2011

European Athletics president Hansjorg Wirz (Getty) (ATR) European Athletics president Hansjorg Wirz thew his weight behind West Ham's plans to retain the athletics track in ...

Kiwi Bid Downplayed; Cuban Broadcasting Rights; Controversial Athlete Awarded

January 17, 2011

New Zealand Bid Downplayed Suggestions of a New Zealand bid for the 2022 Olympics were shot down by kiwi IOC member Barry Meister. A proposed logo for the Christchurch O...

Ticketing Timeline; Bidding for the 2012 Stadium

January 17, 2011

London 2012 Unveils Ticketing Timeline March 15 is the day London 2012 tickets will go on sale. Sebastian Coe unveils the day London 2012 tickets will go on sale. (LOCOG) ...

Annecy's Bid Book; PyeongChang's Ski Jump; Munich's Bundesliga Backing

January 14, 2011

Annecy Hits Highlights of Bid Book Annecy 2018 says the candidature file delivered Monday to the IOC is a story of uniqueness, sustainability, legacy and youth. In a sta...

IOC Seeks FIFA Talks Over Qatar Winter World Cup Plans; Ghana Suspended

January 14, 2011

Rogge with IOC director general Urs Lacotte at the opening of the executive board meeting (Getty) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge is calling for talks with FIFA to avoid a...