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On the Scene -- IOC Rules on Beijing Doping Cases

December 11, 2008

Belarussian athletes Vadim Devyatovskiy (left) and Ivan Tsikhan (right) were sanctioned today by the IOC for doping in Beijing. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)(ATR) In Lau...

German Cities Withdraw From Hosting 2013 World Games

December 10, 2008

International World Games Association (IWGA) President Ron Froehlich (left) is looking for a new host city for The World Games 2013 after the withdrawal of German cities Duisb...

On the Scene -- Youth Olympics Program Announced, Congress Deadline Extended

December 10, 2008

IOC's Gilbert Felli says the program for the 2010 Youth Olympics will award more than 200 medals. (ATR)IOC Approves Sports Program for Singapore YOG The IOC’s Olympic Games Ex...

On the Scene -- IOC Expects Delay for U.S. Rights

December 10, 2008

IOC Finance Commission chair Richard Carrion says the current economic mood is "very negative" for bidding on the U.S. rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics. (ATR) The IOC mem...

On the Scene in Lausanne -- IOC Executive Board Meets, 2012 YOG Locale Picked Friday

December 10, 2008

Namibia's Frank Fredericks will represent athletes at his first IOC EB meeting as chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission. (Getty Images) The IOC Executive Board's final meet...

Aussies Launch Controversial Cocky Brit Campaign to Bolster 2012 Olympics Effort

December 09, 2008

Australia has launched a controversial, Internet-based viral campaign featuring a hooded actor taunting Australians over their Beijing performance. (Australian Sports Commissi...

IOC Announces Retesting Program for Beijing Samples

December 09, 2008

Starting in January, around 500 blood samples from Beijing will be retested. (Getty Images)The IOC confirms that around 500 drug samples collected from athletes at the Beijing...

Op Ed: Change is Coming

December 06, 2008

 (ATR) The IOC spurns a long-time business partner, international sports federations select new presidents; who says the Olympic Movement is slow to change? The biggest news t...

Russian Olympic Chiefs Learn Lessons from London 2012 Project

December 05, 2008

Dmitry Kozak, the deputy prime minister overseeing Sochi 2014, met with London 2012 officials to discuss Games preparations. (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Russia’s deputy prime minister ...

Bidding for the Games: Winter & Summer YOGs, 2016 Cities Head to Monaco

December 03, 2008

 IOC Votes on Winter Youth Olympics The ballots are coming in to IOC headquarters that will decide the contest between Innsbruck, Austria and Kuopio, Finland for the ina...

News from the NOCs -- Elections Wrap-up, USOC Board Meets Saturday

December 03, 2008

Federations Accuse Solomon Islands of “Conspiracy," “Corruption” and “Bribing” National federations of the Solomon Islands National Olympic Committee (SINOC) accused the NO...

On the Scene -- Peace and Sport Conference Opens in Monaco

December 03, 2008

Sports ministers, IOC members and leaders of national Olympic committees and international federations gather in Monaco for the second International Peace and Sport Forum begi...