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London 2012

London Update: What the Newspapers Say

January 13, 2008

 Team GB May Use Anti-pPollution Masks The Telegraph reports that team Great Britain will use specialized face masks for the Games in Beijing, to protect a...

U.K. Parliament Approves Lottery Funding for 2012

January 17, 2008

The 646-seat Parliament approved the payout by a comfortable majority of 348 votes. (ATR/M.Bisson) Westminster Grants...

Olympics Minister Talks 2012 Budget, Legacy, Beijing Lessons, Chicago Messages - ATR Exclusive Interview

December 06, 2007

Jowell in her ministerial office at the Houses of Parliament this week. (ATR/Mark Bisson)  (ATR) London Olympics minister Tessa Jowell tells Around the Ring...

Fight Against Doping: New Agency for Britain, Supplements Tainted

December 07, 2007

Allegations of drug use made Barry Bonds a pariah in American sports. (Getty Images)  Independent British Drug Agency for 2012 A new, comprehensive independ...

Olympic Turning Points: Events That Made a Difference in 2007

December 15, 2007

  The naming of Sochi as the host of the 2014 Olympics tops the list of turning points for the Olympics in the past year. This final Op Ed for 2007 takes ...

London Olympics Minister Investigates Beijing Venues

November 13, 2007

Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell made her last trip to Beijing in Sept. 2006. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Britain’s Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell is meeting with s...

Fight Against Doping: New WADA President, U.K. Anti-Doping, Cycling

October 20, 2007

John Fahey is set to become the next president of WADA.  John Fahey Called Political Heavyweight Incoming WADA president John Fahey is a “political heav...

Guatemala Report: Olympics Games Preps Face IOC Review

July 01, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge at the start of the EB meeting. (ATR)   (ATR) The IOC Executive Board opens two days of meetings in Guatemala Sunday, with Lond...

On the Scene at Sport Accord: Olympic Fever Strikes Beijing, London Aims for Youth

April 25, 2007

BOCOC Secretary General Wang Wei says test events in 2007 are "the last battle" before the Games next year. (ATR)   (ATR) Olympic fever has struck Beijing ...