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On the Scene-Free Admission for Arab Games, 2015 Host Chosen, Support for Doha 2020

December 11, 2011

Maybe 500 spectators turned out for the Sudan-Libya match in a 26,000 seat venue. (ATR) Free Seats for Morning Sessions Whether simply the first day of the workweek or la...

Monday Memo - Doha Arab Games; USOC Board Meeting; Sailing Worlds

December 12, 2011

Doha Sports Deluge Most of the 29 sports and two Paralympic disciplines on the Arab Games program will be in action this week in Doha. The caldron for the Arab Games was l...

Moynihan Mulls Mood of NOCs; Qatari Sports Holiday; Pin Points

December 08, 2011

Moynihan: London Poised for Great Games The chairman of the British Olympic Association tells Around the Rings his NOC colleagues are very excited for the 2012 Games. BOA...

U.S. Olympic Committee hosts anti-ambush marketing panel ahead of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

December 08, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. -The U.S. Olympic Committee today hosted a panel discussion designed to educateMembers of Congress about negative ramifications of ambush marketing. The panel ...

Sponsor Spotlight - USOC Tackles Ambush Marketing; Triathlon Rebrands Champs

December 07, 2011

USOC Stages Anti-Ambush Marketing Panel The United States Olympic Committee is standing with its sponsors against ambush marketing. As an Olympic sponsor, McDonald’s will ...

On the Scene - Lillehammer Wins 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

December 07, 2011

Gilbert Felli, IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games, unveils the winner. (ATR) (ATR) Lillehammer will stage the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. The city in Norway...

Lausanne Notebook -- Bach on BOA Doping Rule; Samaranch Memorial

December 07, 2011

Thomas Bach is president of the German Olympic Committee. (ATR) (ATR) IOC member Thomas Bach says the British Olympic Association and other Olympic committees should not be...

Hickey Wins ANOC Vote for EB Nod

December 06, 2011

(ATR) The intrigue over a seat on the IOC Executive Board appears to be settling with the selection of Patrick Hickey of Ireland as the nominee from the Association of Nationa...

Olympic Newsdesk - Rogge Addresses Dow, Havelange Controversies

December 06, 2011

Rogge Talks Dow, Havelange Controversies IOC president Jacques Rogge says calls to boycott the London Olympics over Dow Chemical’s sponsorship hurt Indian sports. In 1984,...

On the Scene in Lausanne - Vazquez Rana Succession Planning; Rio 2016 Update

December 06, 2011

Christmas cheer has hit Chateau de Vidy. (ATR) IOC HQ Brimming with Meetings As rain fell in Lausanne Tuesday, IOC headquarters was a busy place. Along with meetings of IO...

The Inside Story - IOC Won't Recover Museum Theft; ANOC Succession Tussle

December 05, 2011

Lobby of the Olympic Museum. (ATR) The IOC is not expecting to recover the estimated $1.8 million believed stolen from the Olympic Museum gift shop in a decade-long embezzlem...

Team USA Wraps World Cup Stops in Heerenveen and Nagoya

December 05, 2011

HEERENVEEN, NED (December 4, 2011) - Heather Richardson (High Point, N.C.) led Team USA's Long Track team on today's final day of World Cup competition. The reigning 1000m Wor...