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IOC Expulsion Vote for South Koreaâ??s Kim

February 10, 2005

(ATR) The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee is recommending that member Un Yong Kim be expelled for â??seriously tarnishing the IOCâ?. Kim is in prison i...

Olympic TV Rights Set Record for Canada

February 07, 2005

As this souvenir cap from Barcelona indicates, 1992 was the last time CTV had the rights to a summer Olympics. Below: IOC member from Puerto Rico and now the IOC's key TV righ...

$150M Olympic TV Rights For Canada?

February 02, 2005

IOC member Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico leads TV rights negotiations in North America for the IOC. (ATR Photos) (ATR) Confident it will get the deal it wants, the IOC has sc...

New Zealandâ??s Kendall for Olympics Seat

January 18, 2005

New Zealand’s Barbara Kendall won medals in 1992,1996 and 2000. She’s not been available for comment yet on whether she’ll be joining the IOC. (

Jailed Olympics VP Loses Final Appeal

January 14, 2005

Un Yong Kim joined the IOC in 1986 and was elected vice president in 2003, shortly before he was charged in Korea with bribery and embezzlement. (ATR) (ATR) South Koreaâ??s Su...

Susie Oâ??Neill Resigns Olympics Seat

January 13, 2005

Susie O'Neill was elected to the IOC in 2000. (ATR Photo) (ATR) Olympian Susie Oâ??Neill has resigned her seat on the International Olympic Committee to spend more time with h...

Second Chance For New Olympics Sports

July 09, 2005

(ATR) Around the Rings has learned the IOC may be asked a second time to consider adding new sports to the 2012 Olympics before the Singapore Session adjourns on Saturday. Th...

Sports Decisions A Mess Say IOC Members

July 09, 2005

IOC member Dick Pound of Canda. (ATR) (ATR) IOC members such as Dick Pound are describing Friday?s events at the IOC Session in Singapore as "a mess". Two sports were eliminat...

Baseball, Softball Ousted From Olympics

July 08, 2005

International Softball Federation President Don Porter.(ATR) (ATR) The international federations for baseball and softball are reeling in shock after both sports struck out wi...

IOC Accepts, Rejects New Sports

July 08, 2005

 (ATR)Minutes after accepting squash and karate new sports for the 2012 Olympics, the IOC has rejected adding them to the Olympic Charter, throwing confusion into plans to add...

IOC Cuts Baseball, Softball

July 08, 2005

(ATR) The IOC has voted to remove the sport of baseball and softball from the 2012 Olympics in London. The sport was the only ones not to receive at least 51% of the votes ...

Slavkov Expelled from IOC

July 07, 2005

Ivan Slavkov, ex-IOC member, leaving the IOC Session in Singapore. (ATR) Ivan Slavkov of Bulgaria has been expelled from the IOC.Implicated in a vote-buying scheme secretly vi...