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Olympic Newsdesk -- Ice Hockey Championships Underway; WADA Meets

May 07, 2010

More than 76,000 fans will fill Gelsenkirchen's Veltins-Arena for the opening of the 2010 IIHF World Championships. (IIHF) Ice Hockey Championship Begins The 2010 Interna...

PASO Report: New Rules Spark Debate in Merida

May 06, 2010

PASO President Mario Vazquez Rana and new secretary general Jimena Saldana. (ATR) Pan American Games Host Countries Win Voting Power Countries that host the Pan American...

Pan Am Sports Organization Opens Assembly in Mayan Capital

May 06, 2010

Mario Vazquez Rana is the president of the PASO Assembly. (ATR) (ATR) Olympic host cities and Olympic bidders head to Merida, Mexico this week for the 2010 general assembly o...

Olympic Newsdesk - Potential Suspension for India; Procter & Gamble Considering IOC Sponsorship?

May 05, 2010

IOA president Suresh Kalmadi would like the government to stay away from NOC operations. (Getty Images) India Could Face Olympic Suspension The IOC issued a warning to th...

Pan Am Sports Organization Opens Assembly in Mayan Capital

May 06, 2010

Mario Vazquez Rana is the president of the PASO Assembly. (ATR) (ATR) Olympic host cities and Olympic bidders head to Merida, Mexico this week for the 2010 general assembly o...

London Latest -- Sainsbury's Inks Paralympics Deal; AEG Eyes Stadium

May 04, 2010

Sainsbury's Signs up for 2012 Paralympics London 2012 appoints U.K. retail giant Sainsbury’s as its first Paralympic-only sponsor in a multimillion dollar deal. Internat...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Iran Girls Cleared for YOG; New USOC Office; Thorpe Says He's Retired

May 03, 2010

FIFA Deal for Iran Girls Football in YOG FIFA reverses its ban on the Iranian girls’ football team competing at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In a compr...

Strong USOC Presence at SportAccord

April 30, 2010

(ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee forges ahead with its quest to increase its international presence, sending a team of six across the world to Dubai for SportAccord 20...

EOC President Slams Federations Logos Plan

April 30, 2010

EOC President Patrick Hickey is ready to fight the IFs on logos for uniforms. (Getty Images) (ATR) European Olympic Committees president Patrick Hickey tells Around the Ring...

Dubai Report -- IOC Counts on New Sponsor; Samaranch Memorial Date

April 28, 2010

ASOIF President Denis Oswald, IOC President Jacques Rogge and IOC director general Urs Lacotte. (ATR) New Sponsor Could Help Settle Revenue Sharing Issue The signing of a...

London Latest -- Mascot Coming; 1 Million Register for Tickets

April 27, 2010

LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe at the ASOIF assembly in Dubai. (ATR) London Mascot Coming London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe says the mascot for the London Olympics is coming ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Canadian Olympic Celebrations; Japanese PM Welcomes Olympians

April 26, 2010

The Canadian Olympic Committee held a parade to celebrate the country’s Olympic team over the weekend. (COC) Gala, New COC Leadership John Furlong, B.C. Premier Gordon Ca...