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Bidding for the Games: Mystery IOC Members for PyeongChang, Singapore Visa YOG Endorsement Out of Line, Tokyo Marathon

February 19, 2008

Winter Sports Season for Korea, Mystery IOC Member Visits to Winter Olympic Hopeful Just who are the IOC members supposedly in Gangwon Province this week in South Korea? One s...

World Briefs: Stadium Collapse, Cambodia Volleyball, Pan Arab Games

November 28, 2007

Stadium Collapse Highlights Brazil Stadium Problems Seven people died in a collapse at Fonte Nova stadium in the northeast Brazil city of Salvador on Nov. 25. Dozens more wer...

One Year To Go for 2018 Winter Olympic Bids

December 13, 2007

(Getty Images)  (ATR) Applications from cities to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will open at the IOC in July 2009, according to a timetable released We...

Brief Notes: Arab Games, Olympics Live, Schiller and Romney, Robert Taylor

November 18, 2007

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, IOC president Jacques Rogge and King Abdullah II of Jordan in Cairo International Stadium. (Getty Images)  Top Arabs at...

Rio Pan Am Games Advance Olympics Bid

July 30, 2007

                                 (ATR)  (ATR) An acclaimed Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro has “opened the door” for a bid for the 2016 Olympics, Carlo...

Fire Devastates Greece; Olympia Escapes Major Damage

August 27, 2007

Fire rages close to an archaeological site in Ancient Olympia. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)  (ATR) The buildings of the International Olympic Academy have ...

PyeongChang 2018 Depends on Public Opinion, Capacity, Says Korean President

July 18, 2007

Crowds gathered at a Gangwon province office in Cheunchong wander away after hearing the IOC's July 4 announcement. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The Korean governm...

Op Ed: One Week in Rio de Janeiro

July 21, 2007

  (ATR) With the last seven days just ahead, the 2007 Pan American Games are on track to be declared the best-ever. That's the verdict so far from any numb...

Op Ed: Rio Not Quite Ready for Olympics Bid

July 29, 2007

 With the final days of the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro here, organizers seem to have passed a crucial test in a longer march towards the 2016 Oly...

Bidding for the Games: Rio De Janeiro Hosts Pan Am Debrief, Spanish Elections Mean Steady Course for Olympic Bid

March 10, 2008

President Lula in the Pan American Village for the kickoff of Rio’s infrastructure upgrade. (Rio 2016)  Rio De Janeiro the Expert at Pan Am Debrief A six-d...

Barbados NOC Brings together 2016 Olympic Bid Cities

February 02, 2008

A toast to the camera in Barbados from bid experts from Chicago, Doha, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro. (ATR)  Barbados Olympics Association Plays Host for Bid Cit...

Geneva Wants Winter Olympics for 2018

December 14, 2007

The Geneva public will likely have to approve any Olympic bid. (ATR)  (ATR) Backers of a bid from Geneva, Switzerland say they will proceed for now, despite...