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PyeongChang 2018 Chief KOC VP; Australia Clears Controversial Swimmer

February 21, 2012

Yang Ho Cho represents the Korean Table Tennis Association within the KOC. (ATR) Cho Joins KOC Yang Ho Cho is now a vice president of the Korean Olympic Committee. ...

ANOC Meets in London, Avoids Debate Over Vazquez Rana Succession

February 21, 2012

(ATR) British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan tells Around the Rings that the ANOC Executive Council was buoyed by progress on the London 2012 project – but...

Romney Returns for Salt Lake City Olympics Anniversary

February 19, 2012

Mitt Romney returns to Salt Lake City. (ATR) (ATR) With his leadership of the 2002 Olympics becoming an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, Mitt Romney returns to Utah f...

On the Scene - Women and Sport Closes Without Certainty on Saudi Arabia

February 18, 2012

IOC president Jacques Rogge at Saturday's closing press conference. (ATR) (ATR) The Fifth World Conference on Women and Sport closes with “cautious optimism” from IOC preside...

Olympic Museum Robbery; Guadalajara Selected for YOG Bid

February 17, 2012

Armed men stole an estimated 60 artifacts from a museum in Ancient Olympia in a brazen daylight robbery Friday. The two men, who were wearing ski masks, tied up and gagge...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Coke Unveils Olympic Ad; BP Controversy

February 18, 2012

Mark Ronson's song for the Coca-Cola campaign uses the sounds made by athletes. (Coca-Cola) Coca-Cola Unveils 2012 Olympic Advertisements  Coca-Cola is jumpstarting its ad...

Sochi Notebook - Killy Inspiration, Local Color

February 18, 2012

Jean-Claude Killy in Sochi. (ATR) Chernyshenko Inspired by Killy Jean-Claude Killy and the IOC Coordination Commission departed Sochi on Tuesday having affirmed the IOC’s...

Exclusive -- New Rio 2016 Marketing Chief Resigns

February 17, 2012

Flavio Pestana is out at Rio 2016 (ATR) A month after he was hired, the marketing chief for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics resigns, Around the Rings has learned. Rio 2016 com...

2020 Olympic Bids Open Application Files

February 16, 2012

The caldron from the 1964 Olympics would come down with a new stadium to take its place. (ATR) Tokyo to Replace 1964 Olympic Stadium Bid leaders in Tokyo say the stadium b...

IPC President Honored; Japan Medal Prediction; Uganda NOC Official Steps Aside

February 15, 2012

IPC President Honored for Humanitarian Work IPC president Philip Craven. (Getty Images) Philip Craven, president of the International Paralympic Committee, is the recipie...

Moynihan Warns of German Threat to Team GB Medal Hopes; Velodrome Test

February 16, 2012

(ATR) British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan tells Around the Rings that Team GB is better prepared for Olympic success than in Beijing four years ago – but warns...

Women and Sport Attracts Stars of Olympic Movement, Hollywood

February 16, 2012

(ATR) Olympic Boulevard in Los Angeles is the destination address for delegates attending this week’s 5th World Conference on Women and Sport. L.A. Live's JW Marriott (the sh...