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Darfur Group Says Olympic Sponsors Must Fight Violence in Sudan

November 26, 2007

"If sponsors are going to receive the benefits of association with Olympic values – in reputation, marketing, and access to Chinese markets – they are also o...

Countdown Beijing: Media Blast, Test Event

November 29, 2007

"It is becoming clearer and clearer that the organizers of the Beijing Olympics and the Chinese security apparatus have decided to control journalists very c...

Fight Against Doping: T-Mobile Ends Sponsorship, Hungary, Gusmao

November 30, 2007

Team T-Mobile will ride on but with a different jersey and sponsors.   Doping Crises End T-Mobile End Cycling Sponsorship T-Mobile has ended its alm...

On the Scene in Valencia: China Human Rights a Persistent Issue for IOC President

November 30, 2007

“Our responsibility is to help BOCOG to stage the best possible Games with the support of the Olympic Movement with respect to the host city contract,” IOC p...

Fight Against Doping: New WADA President, U.K. Anti-Doping, Cycling

October 20, 2007

John Fahey is set to become the next president of WADA.  John Fahey Called Political Heavyweight Incoming WADA president John Fahey is a “political heav...

Chicago Writes New Chapter for Olympic Boxing

October 21, 2007

Chicago was chosen in April to host the boxing championships. (ATR)  (ATR) Boxers from 120 nations are in Chicago for the opening rounds of the ...

IOC Team Leaves Hong Kong for Beijing Visit

October 22, 2007

Olympic Games director Gilbert Felli, permanent secretary for home affairs (Hong Kong) Carrie Yau, commission chairman Hein Verbruggen and Hong Kong NOC pres...

On the Scene: IOC Commission Opens Beijing Meeting

October 23, 2007

Still plenty of work to do with 289 days to go before the Beijing Games. (ATR)  (ATR) The head of the IOC commission overseeing the Beijing Olympics tells A...

On the Scene: Beijing Ceremonies Could Set Record, Party Leaders Include BOCOG Chiefs

October 24, 2007

The National Stadium will be the site for the opening and closing ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics.  Record-Breaking Budget for Ceremonies? A report fro...

On the Scene in Beijing - Devilish Details Ahead for 2008 Olympics

October 25, 2007

IOC Olympic Games Director Gilbert Felli, Hein Verbuggen and BOCOG VP Jiang Xiaoyu. (ATR)  (ATR) While he said there are no problems for the Beijing Olympic...

Press Release: Beijing 2008 Readiness Takes Key Step Closer to Reality

October 23, 2007

 Beijing 2008 readiness takes key step closer to reality Bringing to a close its next-to-last meeting before the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games begin, the Inte...

Olympics Can Be Green Catalyst Says IOC President

October 25, 2007

The IOC President at the opening of the Beijing conference. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the organization has a role to play in the environ...