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HGH Tests for All Olympians, Court Elections Thursday

April 02, 2008

David Howman says he is "pleased" with the new HGH test to be used in Beijing. (Getty Images)  WADA to Test all Athletes for HGH The World Anti-Doping Agenc...

On the Scene: Verbruggen Manifesto on Olympics and Politics

April 03, 2008

“There is a very thick, fat, red line between the two,” says Verbruggen about the separation between sport and politics.  (ATR) The head of the IOC Commissi...

Marathon Timing, Security for Race and Games

April 03, 2008

Weather forecasts will be used to help determine whether to change the start time for the marathon. (ATR)  "Sophisticated forecasting methods" will be used ...

On the Scene: Beijing Draws World's Olympic Leaders

April 05, 2008

Leaders of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq arrived Saturday in Beijing for the ANOC meeting. (ATR)  205 National Olympic Committees Head to Beijing B...

IOC President "Shocked" by Olympic Torch Mayhem in London

April 07, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge, right, speaks to ATR’s Ed Hula at the ANOC meeting in Beijing. (ATR/A.Stavrinos)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Aroun...

Torch Relay Consternation in China, IOC

April 08, 2008

Football star Pauleta at the final stop in the Paris torch relay leg. At the right is IOC member Jean-Claude Killy. (Getty)   (ATR) China accuses Franc...

Beijing Briefs Olympic Leaders

April 08, 2008

The ANOC Assembly runs through Wednesday in Beijing. (ATR)  Beijing Reports on Day Two of ANOC Assembly Organizers of the Beijing Olympics have outlined pla...

Protests May Lead to Scrapping of International Torch Relay for 2012

April 08, 2008

A sole China flag waved as the Olympic torch crossed the Tower Bridge in London. (Getty Images)  (ATR) London 2012 organizers tell Around the Rings they rem...

San Francisco Braces for Torch Relay Activism

April 08, 2008

San Francisco police have announced plans to check the bags of Golden Gate Bridge pedestrians after a band of activists scaled the bridge and hung free Tibet...

IOC President Says Olympic Torch Relay Protests "Counterproductive"

March 24, 2008

(ATR) A debut Monday for the Olympic flame for the Beijing Olympics -- and protests that are likely accompany the Olympic Torch Relay around the world. IOC President Jacques R...

Fight Against Doping: WADA to Defend Pound, UK to Test all Athletes, No Tour Defense

March 27, 2008

Richard Pound is being sued by UCI for "continual injurious and biased comments". (ATR)  WADA to Defend Pound The World Anti-Doping Agency joins the defense...

Olympia Photo Gallery Now Online

March 28, 2008

(ATR) For the first time since wildfires ravaged Ancient Olympia, the sacred site hosts a flame lighting ceremony for the Summer Games. The March 24 ceremony also proved to be...