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ANOC Notebook - Budget Concerns; Travel Times; Israeli Support for Sheikh Ahmad

April 20, 2012

Olympic Solidarity London 2012 budget details. (ATR) Budget Concerns While delivering his report as ANOC treasurer, Richard Peterkin of Saint Lucia called ANOC’s multi-m...

Syrian NOC Chief on London; Women's Boxing Rankings; World's Oldest Olympian

April 19, 2012

Syrian Olympic Chief: London Ban “An Honor” The president of the Syrian Olympic Committee, Mowaffak Joumaa, says he would feel honored to be banned from the London Olympic...

Exclusive - Ricci Bitti Set to Replace Oswald as ASOIF President

April 19, 2012

ITF chief Francesco Ricci Bitti at the ANOC meeting in Moscow this week (ATR) (ATR) International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti tells Around the Rings he ...

IOC Unveils Athletes' Hub; Team USA Gets Dressed; Beckham Survives Olympic Cut

April 18, 2012

IOC Unveils Olympic Athletes’ Hub Add the IOC to the long list of Olympic stakeholders celebrating 100 days to London 2012. Search for Olympic athletes by name, country, s...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - ANOC Assembly; World Olympic Sport Convention

April 18, 2012

A giant cannon greeted ANOC delegates on a visit to the Kremlin. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Moscow as the ANOC General Assembly gave way to a meeting of...

100 Days to Go; Robertson Talks Challenges; Coe Says Everything Under Control

April 17, 2012

100 Days to Go U.K. sports minister Hugh Robertson tells Around the Rings he hopes Wednesday's milestone will help spur enthusiasm for London 2012. Hugh Robertson addresse...

Euro 2020 Bid Expected, Says Istanbul Olympic Bid

April 17, 2012

Turkish Football Federation president Yildirim Demiroren announces the Euro 2020 bid. (TFF) (ATR) Turkey will try for the Euro 2020 football championships – “not unexpected n...

UN Pressures Saudi Arabia to Send Women to Olympics

April 18, 2012

(ATR) UN special adviser on sport Wilfried Lemke tells Around the Rings he is right behind the IOC's calls for the Saudi Olympic Committee to send female athletes to London 20...

Future Unclear for World Olympic Sport Convention

April 17, 2012

(ATR) The second World Olympic Sport Convention. (ATR) The second World Olympic Sport Convention comes to a close in Moscow – it's unclear if and how a third will take place....

China Report - Top Swimmers Struggle; Lifting Dilemma; Olympic Table Tennis Teams

April 17, 2012

Swimming World Champions Struggle Zhang Lin's summer plans are unclear after the 800-meter freestyle world record holder's poor performance at last week's Olympic trials. ...

Security Chief Rejoins Rio; Vonn Owes Back Taxes; France Studies 2024 Bid, 2018 Failure

April 16, 2012

France Studies 2024 Bid, 2018 Failure Despite remarks by French president Nicolas Sarkozy last week backing France to make a 2024 Olympic bid, French National Olympic and S...

On the Scene - Sports Ministers Meet for World Olympic Sport Convention

April 16, 2012

"Sport is not above the law," said IOC president Jacques Rogge. (ATR) (ATR) The London Olympics show the power of sport and government working together, says IOC president Ja...