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London Update: New Venues for Slalom and Fencing

April 11, 2008

Move for Canoe, Fencing The leader of the Olympic Delivery Authority tells Around the Rings that new venues for canoe slalom and fencing have been chosen for London 2012. Alte...

London Update: Early Olympic Building and the Friendship Sinks

March 14, 2008

Olympic Stadium Construction to Begin Three Months Early The Olympic Delivery Authority confirms that construction of the $1-billion Olympic Stadium will start three months ah...

London Update: Protesters Prepare for Olympic Torch

March 28, 2008

Pro-Tibet Demonstrators Organize ahead of Relay Thousands of demonstrators protesting China's crackdown on Tibet are set to make their presence felt during the London leg of t...

New Broadcaster for Olympics in Italy

February 25, 2008

State-owned RAI has held the Italian broadcast rights to the Games since the 1960 Olympics in Rome. (Getty Images) (ATR)...

London Update: IOC Talks to Include Possible Canoe Venue Change

February 29, 2008

The area around Spitalbrook includes park lands along the Lee River. The location is about 30km north of the Olympic Village. (ATR)  Canoe Slalom May Find a...

London Update: IOC Satisfied with Olympic Venue Progress

March 07, 2008

Denis Oswald, chair of the IOC Coordination Commission, makes frequent visits to London. (ATR)  (ATR) An International Olympic Committee delegation visiting...

Vancouver Olympics Helps Draw 2009 Legacy Lives

February 04, 2008

Peter Mann of pmpLegacy. (ATR)  (ATR) The coming of the Vancouver Olympics has made the city a good fit for the 2009 edition of Legacy Lives, the leader of ...

London Update: The Year Ahead

December 27, 2007

The Olympic year kicks off with the bill for London's Games coming under fresh examination amid further announcements on the breakdown of costs. (ATR/M.Bisso...

On the Scene in Lausanne - 2016 Bidders Learn from London

October 17, 2007

(ATR) The chairman of London 2012 has told the bid cities in the race for the 2016 Games what they can do to fulfill their Olympic ambitions. Sebastian Coe addressed delegatio...

Guatemala Report: Close Race for 2014 Say IOC Members, London Leaders Divert to Acapulco

July 02, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge cuts the ribbon at the dedication of a street for Olympic sports in Guatemala Monday. (ATR)  Rogge, IOC Members Predict Close Ra...

IOC Considers Back-Door Entry for Olympic Skateboarding

June 08, 2007

Skateboarding at the Olympics: the IOC is interested.  (ATR) The IOC is trying to fast-track skateboarding into the London Olympics, a move to extend the a...

London 2012 Pledges Ethical Standards For Olympic Merchandise

June 11, 2007

 (ATR) London 2012 organizers promise ethical trade matters will be "an integral component" of plans for the manufacture of 2012 branded goods. Officials w...