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Experts: Social Media, Mobile Devices Key to Olympic Outreach

September 28, 2011

"It’s a really good platform for the USOC and NGBs to build on," Robbie Bach says of Facebook. (Getty Images) (ATR) Olympic organizations should increasingly take advantage o...

Baden Baden Anniversary; Sochi Plant for Coke; New HQ for Georgian NOC

September 27, 2011

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On the Scene - Azerbaijan Deserves Olympics, Claims Baku Bid Official

September 26, 2011

Aghajan Abiyev. (ATR) (ATR) Aghajan Abiyev, secretary general of the Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee, tells Around the Rings that Baku is capable of hosting – and dese...

IOC President on 2020 Bids, Arab Spring, Cutting Olympic Sports

September 26, 2011

Your thoughts on the race for 2020? Among this field of six cities you have three from Islamic nations, a first for an Olympic campaign. I don’t think it’s something tha...

On the Scene: USOC Board Discusses Revenue-Sharing Issue, Bid Prospects

September 24, 2011

Chairman Larry Probst said the USOC has come up with a “new construct to address the financial issue” of revenue sharing. (ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Dire...

On the Scene: USOC Building Bridges Toward Future Bid

September 23, 2011

Larry Probst, Chairman of the USOC Board of Directors, addresses about 400 participants at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly. (Becky Malewitz, USOC) (ATR) The U.S. Ol...

Rogge to China: Wait Your Turn for Another Summer Games

September 22, 2011

Jacques Rogge in Beijing Thursday. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings the 2008 Olympics – though “truly exceptional” – were China’s last for a lon...

BP Extends Partnership with U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Teams Through 2016

September 22, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today that BP, the global energy firm, will extend its partnership with the USOC as its official energy partner t...

Olympic Assembly Underway for USOC

September 22, 2011

Colorado Springs is the headquarters city for the USOC. (ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic families converge on Colorado Springs for their annual gathering, this yea...

Olympic Legacy Concerns; First 2012 Volunteers; Truce Program

September 21, 2011

Richard Caborn claims the sport participation legacy of the 2012 Olympics is “failing completely.” (Getty Images) (ATR) Britain's former sports minister Richard Caborn says t...

Visa Olympic Exec Leaves; Rematch in Contentious NOC Election

September 20, 2011

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BOA Unveils First Team GB Athletes for London 2012

September 20, 2011

The 11 sailors were unveiled at Old Royal Navy College in Greenwich on Tuesday (ATR) (ATR) Britain's sailors are looking to rule the waves at the London 2012 Olympics, as che...