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Rogge To Meet Annan, Plans for Melbourne

January 16, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge will travel to Australia in March for the Commonwealth Games. (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge will host U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan at IOC ...

IOC Issues Statement on 2012 Vote

December 27, 2005

The IOC Session Singapore where the vote for 2012 took place. (ATR) (ATR) In the wake of murmurs in the media over a possible error in the vote for the 2012 Olympics host, the...

Gilady Says Olympics Vote Snafu Old News

December 23, 2005

 (ATR) An IOC member says the tempest over a possibly mis-cast vote in the election for the 2012 Olympics is "media spin of old news". Alex Gilady tells Around the Rings his w...

IOC Suspends Drut, Holds Off On Park

December 09, 2005

Guy Drut is suspended from the IOC while a court decides an appeal. (ATR) (ATR) French member Guy Drut has been suspended from the IOC while he waits for word from a French co...

S. Korean Avoids Olympics Ethics Trouble

December 07, 2005

Young Sung Park keeps his IOC seat for now, even with pending criminal charges in Seoul. (ATR) (ATR) For the time being, South Korea's Yong Sung Park will be spared a possible...

ARISF Opposes Olympic Sports Re-Vote

November 18, 2005

 (ATR) The association representing sports seeking to join the Olympics says it opposes a new vote by the IOC to reverse the expulsion of baseball and softball from the 2012 ...

Olympic Bid Spares Jail for Korea's Park

November 10, 2005

Yong Sung Park, judo federation president and IOC member from South Korea. (ATR) South Korea's bid for the 2014 Olympics as well as bids for other major international sports ...

Prince to Miss Bobsleigh, Stay with IOC

November 05, 2005

The prince of Monaco says he expects to cut back on his work on IOC Commissions, but wants to stay a member for as long as possible. (ATR) The new head of state for the Princi...

S. Korea IOC Member Cuts Business Ties

November 04, 2005

Young Sung Park could face sanctions by the IOC if he is charged by Korean prosecutors. (ATR) (ATR) South Korean IOC member Yong Sung Park has resigned important positions wit...

New Member of IOC Ethics Commission

October 30, 2005

Thomas Buergenthal has served on the International Court of Justice since 2000. (ATR) Thomas Buergenthal, an expert on human rights issues and a member of the International Co...

Nine Cities for Olympic Congress Bids

October 28, 2005

Lausanne, host of the 1921 Olympic Congress wants to host one in the 21st century. (ATR) (ATR) Nine cities are seeking the 2009 Olympic Congress and IOC Session, the list conf...

Five Nominations for IOC Membership

October 27, 2005

Prince Tunku Imran of the Olympic Council of Malaysia. (ATR) (ATR) Two women are on the list of five nominees for the IOC, the first group to be proposed for regular membershi...