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Rugby Still Hoping for Olympic Spot

May 21, 2008

Rugby is played in more than 100 countries by 2 million men and women. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The International Rugby Board wants a seat at the Olympic table...

Olympic Chiefs Urge Iraq Government to Reinstate NOC

May 22, 2008

 (ATR) The Olympic Council of Asia tells Around the Rings the Iraq government's suspension of the country's national Olympic committee and dissolution of i...

Iraq Faces FIFA Ultimatum

May 27, 2008

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he is hopeful that the Iraq government will step out of sport governance. (Getty Images).  (ATR) FIFA gives the government ...

On the Scene -- Federations Push for New Revenue-Sharing Formula

June 02, 2008

FIBA's Bob Elphinston is among the federation leaders that wants what he calls a better balance in NOC funding. (ATR) ...

FIFA Report -- Football Bigger than Politics, Says Blatter

June 03, 2008

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says "no one would bother football" if a World Cup is held in China. (Getty Images)  Football a Positive Political ForceWorld fo...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities across the Olympic Movement

March 16, 2008

(ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. This week's Golden Opportunities includes several positions with international...

Referee Questions for Handball and Badminton

February 08, 2008

Korea won the January replays of both the men's and women's Olympic qualifiers. (Getty Images) Bahraini Calls Foul on Asian Handball Asian handball has a ...

Olympics Leaders Meet on Autonomy of Sport

February 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge will lead the two-day summit on autonomy of sport. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge wil...

Sports Leaders Urged to Unite Against Political Pressures

February 12, 2008

(ATR) National Olympic committees and international sports federations must put their house in order to protect the autonomy of the Olympic and sports movement, a leading IOC ...

IOC Takes Action to Protect Autonomy of Sport

February 12, 2008

IOC president Jacques Rogge urged NOCs and federations to act quickly on the action plan approved at the conference. (ATR) ...

Oscar Pistorius Takes IAAF to Court

February 14, 2008

Oscar Pistorius has yet to achieve a sprint time that qualifies for the 2008 Games. (Getty Images)  Oscar Pistorius Appeals to CAS As promised, double-amput...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

February 24, 2008

Canadian Olympic Committee Communications Coordinator Closing: February 27 The COC’s communications department is seeking a dynamic, experienced Coordi...