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Sponsor Spotlight: Coke, London 2012 Downplay Sponsor Discord

March 02, 2008

Tesco may be in negotiations to join London as a grocery partner, according to media reports that LOCOG calls "highly speculative". (Tesco)   Officials wi...

British Airways Expected to Join Olympic Games, Coke Gets Active in Canada

February 03, 2008

British Airways is thought to have agreed a deal worth $100m to become the official airline of the Games. (Getty Images)  Airline to Join 2012 Tier-One Rank...

London Update: Stadium Design Reaction, Elite Training and New BBC Show

November 09, 2007

The London Olympic Stadium design has been compared to “a plastic take-away dish” and “an IKEA stadium”. (LOCOG)  Divided Opinion on London Stadium The Lond...

Brief Notes: London Fire, Italy NOC Raid

November 12, 2007

The fire on the Olympic Park site today destroyed a warehouse that was scheduled for demolition. (Getty Images)  Great London Fire London’s Metropolitan Pol...

London Update: Stadium Tenant Interest, Budget Questions Ahead

November 29, 2007

Leyton Orient were promoted to Football League One last season. (Getty Images)  Football Tenant for Olympic Stadium? London football club Leyton Orient is e...

London Update: BOA Leader Attacks London Accounting, Parliament Writes Funding Legislation

October 26, 2007

Top FTSE companies have signed knowledge-sharing deals with British federations under a deal brokered by BOA chairman Colin Moynihan. (Getty Images)  BOA Ch...

Olympic Council of Ireland Journeys North

May 30, 2007

 (ATR) The Olympic Council of Ireland holds a first-ever meeting in Northern Ireland on Wednesday. The OCI will meet in Derry, where plans are being made t...

Press Release -- IOC provisionally suspends Iraqi Olympic Committee

June 04, 2008

 The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided today to provisionally suspend the Iraqi National Olympic Committee (NOC) as a consequence of the on-...

IOC Waits for Iraq Response to Suspension

June 05, 2008

(ATR) The Iraqi government says it is "discouraged" over the suspension by the IOC of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq, but says it is ready to meet to try to resolve th...

On the Scene -- U.S. Blasted by Olympic Federations, Chicago Bid May Suffer

June 03, 2008

IOC member from the Netherlands Hein Verbruggen says the rest of the world is paying to train U.S. athletes. (ATR)  Chicago 2016 Bid Linked to Revenue Shari...

London Update: Torch Protests Fail to Knock Sponsorship Drive

April 18, 2008

Denis Oswald, head of the IOC watchdog for London, will scrutinize sponsorship issues when his team visits next month. (ATR)  (ATR) Olympic organizers have ...

ATR Exclusive: USOC Files Ethics Complaint to IOC Over Funding Attack

April 06, 2008

Peter Ueberroth calls the Oswald letter “bad spirited”. (ATR)   (ATR) With an eye towards protecting the Chicago 2016 Olympics bid, the head of the U.S. Oly...