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NOCs News -- Ukraine Ticket Controversy; Canada Fundraising; Italy Flagbearer

May 23, 2012

Volodymyr Geraschenko. (UNOC) Sergey Bubka, president of the Ukraine National Olympic Committee has suspended his secretary general, Volodymyr Geraschenko, after he was film...

On the Scene at SportAccord - ASOIF Talks European Games, London 2012, ANOC

May 22, 2012

Sheikh Ahmad stressed that NOCs and IFs are working together. (ATR) ANOC Appearance Tuesday's general assembly opened with brief remarks from ASOIF president Deni...

London Latest -- Remaining 2012 Ticket Availability; Hockey Draw; Final Sailing Qualifications

May 22, 2012

LOCOG unveiled the 2012 ticket design on Monday. (Getty Images) LOCOG Update on Tickets LOCOG released details about which events still have ticket availability ahead ...

SportAccord Newsdesk - Summer Feds Vote; Sheikh Spotting; Host Hospitality

May 22, 2012

Last-minute touch-ups are all that's left ahead of SportAccord 2012. (ATR) Atop ASOIF Tops on the agenda for Tuesday's general assembly of the Association of Summer Oly...

The Notebook -- A Torchbearer in Greece

May 20, 2012

Waiting for the flame to arrive. My 100 meters in Athens was not a Usain Bolt 100 meters. Nowhere near nine seconds, mine clocked in at about a minute in the final hour ...

Olympic Newsdesk - BOA Officially Scraps Doping Rule; Szewinska Joins IAAF Hall

May 17, 2012

BOA Officially Scraps Doping Rule The British Olympic Association formally scraps its controversial anti-doping rule that imposed lifetime Olympics bans on convicted drug ...

Olympic Flame in British Hands

May 17, 2012

Princess Anne receiving the Olympic Flame. (ATR) (ATR) The Olympic Flame is now en route to Great Britain, following a ceremony at the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens.   Th...

Beckham, Coe Head to Athens for Olympic Flame

May 16, 2012

(ATR) Sebastian Coe, David Beckham and London 2012 colleagues are on their way to Athens to pick up the Olympic flame for the Games. Coe and company will travel aboard a B...

On the Scene - USA Basketball Extension; Twitter Lessons; Media Onslaught

May 15, 2012

(ATR) During three jam-packed days, about 500 journalists got to know the faces and stories of more than 100 Olympic qualifiers and hopefuls at the 2012 Team USA Media Summit....

IOC Inspects 2015 Site; German Sports Hall of Fame; 2012 Qualification Update

May 15, 2012

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. (KLCC) IOC Pleased with Session Inspection The 2015 IOC Session Coordination Commission visit to Kuala Lumpur went satisfactorily. ...

Johnson Launches BT London Live; LOCOG Unveils First Paralympic Torchbearers

May 15, 2012

Mayor Boris Johnson and Dame Kelly Holmes. (ATR) (ATR) The newly reelected mayor of London says the British capital will enjoy a “summer like no other” as he launches BT Lond...

IOC President Honored in Rome

May 15, 2012

Rogge in Olympia May 10. (ATR) (ATR) As he heads into a final year as IOC President, Jacques Rogge is in Rome to receive a prestigious sports award, with more honors sure to ...