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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...

Olympic Cities Group Seeks to Grow Membership

October 13, 2008

Gilbert Felli, the IOC's Olympic Games executive director and Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan are among the panelists discussing urban and environmental sustainability objectives...

On the Scene in Orlando - Ueberroth Talks Tough on Olympic Financing

October 11, 2008

Jacques Rogge and Peter Ueberroth speaking in Acapulco Friday. (ATR) While making his first lengthy public comments on the dispute over Olympic financing, Ueberroth noted that...

On the Scene in Acapulco: Dropout for 2015 Pan Am Cities, Rogge Praise for Olympic Unity over Beijing

October 10, 2008

A pair of Royal Canadian Mounted Police led the delegation from Toronto to the stage at the PASO meeting. (ATR) Caracas Out in 2015 Pan American Games Contest The Venezuelan c...

On the Scene in Acapulco -- Vazquez Rana Re-elected, More Money for NOCs

October 09, 2008

At the Thursday meeting for PASO, delegates learn that $40 million will be distributed to NOCs in the Americas, a $19 million increase from 2004 to 2008. (ATR)Correction: $60 ...

Olympic Cities Gather in Lausanne

October 10, 2008

Lausanne's Beau-Rivage Palace is the setting for the Lausanne Summit. (Getty Images) Officials from the organizing committees of the next three Olympics -- Vancouver, London a...

Fight Against Doping – WADA to Retest Beijing Blood Samples, Italians to Investigate Turin Doping Case

October 09, 2008

David Howman, WADA director general, suggests that further Beijing retesting could occur as drug detection becomes more sophisticated. (Getty Images)WADA: Beijing Retest No Su...

Financial Crisis Could Impact Sochi

October 09, 2008

Dmitry Chernyshenko (right), president of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, looks at a model of the bobsleigh runs outside Sochi. (Getty Images) The head of Sochi 2014 says...

On the Scene in Acapulco: Millions More for NOCs, Bid Teams Gather at Resort

October 08, 2008

The Olympic Solidarity meeting drew members of the commission from each of the five continents. (ATR)$27 Million More for Olympic Solidarity Members of the Olympic Solidarity ...

London Mayor Rejects Soccer Legacy for Olympics Stadium

October 08, 2008

The London Olympic stadium is not suitable for Premiership football. (Getty Images)(ATR) London mayor Boris Johnson is effectively ruling out any possibility that a Premiershi...

On the Scene -- Denmark Plans Olympic Gathering to 'Get in Touch' with Sport World

October 07, 2008

IOC member from Denmark Kai Holm. (ATR/M.Bisson)(ATR) Copenhagen’s sports and civic leaders promise to stage a spectacular 121st IOC Session and 13th Olympic Congress in the D...

On the Scene in Copenhagen -- IOC President Demurs on 2nd Term

October 06, 2008

The IOC Session launch event was held at Tivoli Gardens. (ATR/M.Bisson)(ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings he will announce whether he plans to run for re...