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Madrid 2020 Holds Forum; London Passes Baton; Turkey Takes U-18 Title

July 30, 2013

Tuesday is a big day for members of the Madrid 2020 delegation. (Getty Images) Sponsors Gather at Madrid 2020 Forum (ATR) Madrid Olympic bid leaders take part in a ‘Road t...

National Paralympic Day; Islamic Solidarity Games; BCN 2013; RIOU Scholarships

July 29, 2013

National Paralympic Day Great Britain's David Wier competes in the men's T54 mile event during the London Anniversary Games. (Getty Images) Paralympic medalists, artists, ...

Media Watch - London 2012 Anniversary

July 30, 2013

Mohamed Farah competes at the 2012 London Olympics. (Getty Images) The Telegraph on London's Olympic Legacy Contributing writer Jim White says the London 2012 legacy gives...

Questions Raised Following Rio's Largest Challenge Before World Cup, Olympics

July 30, 2013

Rio mayor Eduardo Paes presented Pope Francis with a key to the city during World Youth Day. (Getty Images) Road to Rio 2016 The recently-concluded World Youth Day represe...

On the Scene -- Olympic "Waiting Room" Points to Future for IOC

July 26, 2013

Andres Botero, Jacques Rogge and Ron Froelich. (ATR) (ATR) Jacques Rogge and International World Games Association president Ron Froelich see future elements of the Olympics...

Largest Winter Olympic Competition Schedule Approved

July 22, 2013

Sochi 2014 confirmed the competition schedule for the upcoming Winter Olympics. A total of 12 events were added to the program bringing the grand total to 98 events. A b...

Monday Memo - Aquatics World Champs; London Celebrates One Year; World Youth Day 2013

July 22, 2013

The 15th Aquatics World Championships conclude on August 4. (ATR) ATR On the Scene for FINA World Championships The 15th FINA World Aquatics Championships continue in Barc...

Few Regrets for Sebastian Coe as London Prepares for Anniversary Games

July 19, 2013

Coe speaking to reporters in London (ATR/ C.Radnedge) (ATR) Seb Coe says the legacy of London 2012 is now out of his hands and has its own life. The former head of LOCOG ...

U.S. Olympic Committee statement regarding a boycott of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia

July 17, 2013

The following is attributable to United States Olympic Committee spokesperson Patrick Sandusky: "If there are any lessons to be learned from the American boycott of 1980, i...

Sochi Boycott raised by US Senator

July 17, 2013

Edward Snowden (The Guardian) US Senator Suggests Possible Sochi Olympics Boycott A prominent United States senator says the US should consider boycotting the 2014 Oly...

Team USA at Summer Universiade

July 17, 2013

United States Deputy Head of Delegation Nels Hawkinson. (ATR) Nels Hawkinson is the highly enthusiastic and colorful Deputy Head of the United States Delegation at the 2013 K...

EOC Honors Rogge for Creating European Youth Olympic Festival

July 16, 2013

Hickey and Rogge at the ceremony in Utrecht (ATR) (ATR) Pat Hickey has paid tribute to IOC president Jacques Rogge for creating the European Youth Olympic Festival. Speaki...