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On the Scene in Beijing: European NOCs Want Firmer IOC Stance On Human Rights

April 06, 2008

(ATR) European NOCs are facing pressure from their governments over boycotting the Beijing Olympics, and now they say they want a firmer stance from the IOC and president Jacq...

Press Release: IOC Statement of Freedom of Expression

April 10, 2008

International Olympic CommitteeApril 10, 2008Freedom of expression is a basic human right IOC President: 'Freedom of expression is a basic human right, and that application of...

London Update: New Venues for Slalom and Fencing

April 11, 2008

Move for Canoe, Fencing The leader of the Olympic Delivery Authority tells Around the Rings that new venues for canoe slalom and fencing have been chosen for London 2012. Alte...

Durban, Hong Kong Seek 2011 IOC Session

April 15, 2008

The IOC Session in Guatemala last year. (ATR) (ATR) Two cities out of seven candidates are the finalists to hold the 2011 IOC Session, a meeting that will select a new Winter ...

IOC Honors Women in Sport at Jordan Conference

March 09, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge and King Abdullah of Jordan presented the Women and Sport Trophies. (ATR)  (ATR) The IOC World Conference on Women and Sport in ...

Olympians Say Women Should Stay in School, Stay Active

March 10, 2008

The King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center is the venue for the IOC conference. (ATR)  (ATR) "Stay in school, stay active" is one of the messages from the...

News from the NOCs: Rogge Heads to Caribbean, New Bahamas President, British Olympics Meetings

March 11, 2008

Barbados will host the IOC President for the final stop on his tour of seven Caribbean nations. (ATR) IOC President ...

London Update: Early Olympic Building and the Friendship Sinks

March 14, 2008

Olympic Stadium Construction to Begin Three Months Early The Olympic Delivery Authority confirms that construction of the $1-billion Olympic Stadium will start three months ah...

On the Scene: IOC President Opens Tour of Caribbean Islands

March 15, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge with IOC member in Puerto Rico Richard Carrion. (ATR)   (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is in the Caribbean, launching a sev...

On the Scene: IOC President Completes Caribbean Tour in Barbados

March 18, 2008

The dedication of the headquarters for the Barbados Olympic Association Tuesday night in Bridgetown. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is on his way ...

Singapore Steps up Preparations for 2010 YOG

March 22, 2008

Singapore 2010 bid leader and MP Teo Ser Luck. (ATR)  (ATR) The leader of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games tells Around the Rings the organising committee will be named...

London Update: Protesters Prepare for Olympic Torch

March 28, 2008

Pro-Tibet Demonstrators Organize ahead of Relay Thousands of demonstrators protesting China's crackdown on Tibet are set to make their presence felt during the London leg of t...