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ATR Exclusive: World Youth Olympic Festival Proposed for 2010

March 17, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge wants to expand the youth festival concept worldwide.(ATR)   (ATR) Sources tell Around the Rings that IOC President Jacque...

Press Release: World Sport Congress to Havana

October 16, 2006

 Cuba to host 11th World Sport for All Congress - Havana, 31 October - 3 November 2006The 11th World Sport for All Congress will be held in Havana, Cu...

Johnson to Return "Dirty" Medal

June 03, 2008

Antonio Pettigrew admitted he used performance enhancing drugs when he won the 4x400m gold in Sydney, causing Michael Johnson to return the medal he won as a...

Brief Notes: One More Week for Sochi Olympics Team, Another Year for Greeks Sprinters' Trial

September 24, 2007

 Sochi Announcement Next Week Around the Rings is told that the Presidential Council meeting being called to ratify the selection of a leadership team for ...

Marion Jones Aftermath Could Bring New Medals, New Scandal

October 09, 2007

The IAAF has labeled her "a convicted drug cheat", but Katerina Thanou of Greece could become the new gold medalist in the 100m. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Franc...

Doping Violations Found at Universiade

August 14, 2007

The summer Universiade, also known as the World University Games, is the second largest event on the IOC calendar by number of athletes. (Bangkok 2007)  (AT...

FIFA Report -- Football Bigger than Politics, Says Blatter

June 03, 2008

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says "no one would bother football" if a World Cup is held in China. (Getty Images)  Football a Positive Political ForceWorld fo...

Weekend Championship Wrapup

March 10, 2008

Croatian Blanka Vlasic won the women's high jump, clearing 2.03m. (Getty Images)  Indoor Track Championships The United States is the leader in the medals table from...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities across the Olympic Movement

March 24, 2008

International Paralympic CommitteeParalympic Games Coordination ManagerApplication deadline:  April 10, 2008The IPC seeks an experienced candidate for daily coordination and l...

FIFA Report: North, South Korea Draw in Neutral-Ground Match

March 26, 2008

South Korea got a good start in its first match of the 2010 Asian World Cup qualifier, thumping Turkmenistan 4-0 in Seoul, South Korea on Feb. 6....

FIFA Report: Sports Medicine Center Opens in South Africa, Insurers Fear Venues Won't Be Ready for 2010

April 02, 2008

FIFA chief medical officer Jiri Dvorak says the medical center will leave a legacy for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. (Getty Images) ...

Russian Rowing Faces Olympics Ban, Kenyans Cope with Unrest, Winter Olympic Anniversaries

February 09, 2008

Russian rowers could be banned for four years from all international events. (Getty)    Russian Rowing Federation Hit With Demands for Change The Russian ...