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IOC Readies Gender Guidelines; Sochi Protests; Sponsorship Suit

November 23, 2010

Gender Guidelines Ahead for IOC, IAAF The IOC is readying rules on gender determination in the wake of the Caster Semenya affair. The IAAF investigated Semenya's gender in...

ATR Exclusive -- IOC Chief Says USOC on Right Track

November 26, 2010

USOC chair Larry Probst during his four-day visit to Guangzhou. (ATR) (ATR) The visit of U.S. Olympic Committee leaders to the Asian Games in Guangzhou is hailed by the IOC p...

Rio Report -- Airports Potential Embarrassment; Crime Wave in Rio

November 23, 2010

Airports a Potential “Embarrassment” for Brazil If Brazil doesn’t make upgrades to its airports before the 2014 World Cup, the facilities could be a “national embarrassmen...

Bidding for the Games -- Swiss Bid; Rome 2020; 2018 Bids on the Move

November 22, 2010

Swiss Bid The Swiss Olympic Association approved a bid for the 2022 Olympics. Joerg Schild, president of the Swiss Olympic Association. (Swiss Olympic) However, th...

Bidding for the Games: Korean IOC Member Lobbies for PyeongChang 2018

November 19, 2010

Dae Sung Moon (in red) on his way to a taekwondo gold medal at the 2004 Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) Olympian Dae Sung Moon, South Korea’s junior IOC member, tells Around t...

Suspension Struggles for Kuwait, Panama; New Look for Table Tennis

November 18, 2010

Kuwaiti Olympics Chief Hopes IOC Suspension to End Soon The president of the Kuwait Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings he hopes that the Kuwaiti parliament will pass ...

Around the Rings Exclusive -- Triathlon Upset with London Plans

November 16, 2010

Hyde Park, the venue for triathlon. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the International Triathlon Union tells Around the Rings the federation is unhappy with its scheduling for the 20...

On the Scene -- Asian Games Competition Begins; Opening Ceremony

November 12, 2010

(ATR) Twenty-eight gold medals are to be awarded on the first day of competition of the Asian Games. Competition begins today in the 16th Asian Games. (Getty Images) Med...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Coke Sponsors Paralympics; Shortlist for Stadium Bidders

November 12, 2010

Coke Sponsors 2012 Paralympics Coca-Cola extended its London 2012 sponsorship to the Paralympics. The announcement came Friday, with the beverage giant saying its amb...

Rogge Says Guangzhou Shows Growth of Sport in Asia

November 12, 2010

“It’s a new continent on the rise,” says Rogge about the growth of the Asian Games. (ATR (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings in Guangzhou that the swelli...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Mascot Proposal for Rio; Pyeongchang Ready

November 10, 2010

Muriqui Monkey for Rio Mascot Could the Americas' largest primate be the mascot of the 2016 Olympics? Rio de Janeiro state environmental minister Marilene Ramos will sub...

Rio Rugby Sevens May Be Staged in Maracana

November 10, 2010

(ATR) International Rugby Board CEO Mike Miller says that the inaugural Olympic Rugby Sevens tournament will be a large scale event staged in a venue with a capacity of 40-80,...