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Update: Beijing Scales back Olympic Relay after China Quake

May 13, 2008

Simplicity to Mark Torch Relay Beijing 2008 will run quieter torch relays from tomorrow, out of respect to the victims of the Sichuan earthquake. Road dama...

Countdown Beijing: Olympic Torch Relay Raises Millions

May 15, 2008

Spectators visit a donation box on the Jinggangshan relay route. (BOCOG)  Olympic Torch Relay Helps Earthquake Relief The Olympic torch relay is helping to ...

World Briefs: Olympic Film Debuts at Cannes, IOC Newsletter for Youth

May 17, 2008

Jean-Claude Killy, winner of three gold medals in Grenoble, is one of the stars of the Lelouche film.  Grenoble Olympics Film Debut in Cannes The Grenoble O...

Media Watch: Olympic Menus in Beijing, Search for Green Flame in 2010

May 18, 2008

 The Vancouver Sun talks about the environmental unfriendliness of the Olympic flame. The Wall Street Journal profiles Olympic themed menus in Beijing. Reu...

Olympic Torch Relay Hailed by North Korea

April 28, 2008

Do Ik Park, first torchbearer in Pyongyang.  (Getty)  (ATR) The Beijing Olympic Torch Relay gets a warm welcome in Pyongyang, with crowds numbering upwards ...

Countdown Beijing: Mandarin Expert for U.S. Olympic Team, China Backlash Feared, France Flagbearer a China Critic

May 01, 2008

Mandarin Fluent Judge is U.S. Chef de Mission A respected judge from Los Angeles with a link to the 1984 Olympic...

On the Scene: IOC President Meets China Premier, Olympic Torch Relay Sponsors Keep Low Profile

April 09, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge will be in Beijing through the week. (ATR)  Rogge Meets Wen for “Silent Diplomacy” In an interview in Olympia two weeks ago, IOC...

On the Scene: Tibet Rights Violations "Significant" Says Australia PM

April 09, 2008

"We wish to see the year 2008 as one of harmony, and celebration – not one of conflict and contention," said Australian PM Kevin Rudd at Peking University. (...

Fahey Warns Cheats Ahead of Beijing, China Denies Greek Involvement

April 10, 2008

John Fahey says an effective test for HGH is in place for Beijing. (ATR)  Fahey to Drug Cheats: "Beware"The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency is warning ...

San Francisco Torch Relay Plays Hide and Seek

April 09, 2008

The Torch had to be escorted by police through San Francisco. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The San Francisco leg of the Beijing Olympic Torch relay avoids trouble,...

Rogge: Olympics Will Rebound from Crisis

April 10, 2008

(ATR) The Olympics will rebound from "crisis" in time for the Beijing Games, says IOC president Jacques Rogge, who also expressed his sadness over protests affecting the torc...

IOC Leaders Revoke Medals from Jones' Teammates; Sign Tougher Drug Rules

April 10, 2008

Jones' Teammates Lose Medals The relay teammates of jailed US sprinter Marion Jones have been formally stripped of their Sydney 2000 Olympics medals by the International Olymp...