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Singapore YOG Partners with Atos Origin

December 01, 2008

Singapore 2010 chief executive Goh Kee Nguan said the agreement with Atos Origin was a “significant milestone” in preparations for the inaugural YOG. (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of...

World Briefs: New Australia Olympic Bid, Denver Too, London Sailing Venue

November 29, 2008

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates is looking at a possible 2020 Summer Olympics bid for Brisbane. (Getty Images) Australia Plans Bid for 2020 Olympics Austral...

Fight Against Doping -- Five Federations Not Compliant

November 29, 2008

 WADA Deems Five Federations Not Code Compliant At last weekend’s meetings of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Board and Foundation, five federations were deemed ...

FIFA Report -- Europe Remains Obstacle for Blatter, English Resistance Thwarts Club Regulation, FIFA Slaps Ban on Peru

November 29, 2008

UEFA President Michel Platini (left) and FIFA President Sepp Blatter host a press conference to discuss the '6+5 Rule.' (Daniel Velez/AFP/Getty Images)Europe Still Blatter Stu...

BOCOG Garners Praise for Olympics as London 2012 Learns Lessons

November 28, 2008

Officials from the IOC, BOCOG and London 2012 spoke at the press conference which wrapped up four days of discussions on the 2008 Games. (ATR)IOC officials heap praise on the ...

VANOC Revises Business Plan as Economic Crisis Hits Sponsors

November 27, 2008

(ATR) First it was General Motors teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Now it’s Bell, Canada’s largest telecommunications company. The leveraged buyout of its parent company B...

BOCOG Impresses in Final Analysis of Beijing Olympics

November 26, 2008

Denis Oswald, IOC member from Switzerland, at Beijing's rowing venue(ATR) The Beijing Olympics debrief in London comes to a close Thursday with participants hailing the openne...

London Update -- IOC Chief Inspects London's Olympic Park

November 26, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge tours London 2012 construction sites with Sebastian Coe before leaving London. (LOCOG)IOC President Jacques Rogge left London Tuesday impressed wit...

On the Scene in London -- IOC President Delivers de Coubertin Lecture

November 25, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge speaks in London Nov. 24. (ATR/N.O’Shea)IOC President Jacques Rogge says London does not need to try to better Beijing as it stages the 2012 Olympi...

London Update -- Decision on Shooting Venue; Mayor Accepts Spending Report

November 25, 2008

(ATR) London Mayor Boris Johnson disappointed that relocating 2012 venues would not result in significant reductions in overall costs. (Getty Images)Speculation is growing t...

IOC to Overhaul Ticketing Distribution and Opening Ceremony Plans for 2012

November 24, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge arrives in London for the debrief Monday. (ATR) The IOC could play a lead role in ticketing distribution plans for London 2012 following the troubl...

On the Scene -- London Meets Beijing for Olympics Know-How Handover

November 23, 2008

Wang Wei, the face of BOCOG for the 2008 Olympics will lead the delegation from China to London. (ATR)(ATR) The lessons learned from the Beijing Olympics will be passed on thi...