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Olympic Newsdesk - Canadian NOC Patron; Hockeyroo Picks; Boxer Sent Packing

June 19, 2012

Canadian Governor General is COC Patron Governor General of Canada David Johnston is now the Patron of the Canadian Olympic Committee. Canada’s Governor General David John...

NOCs Deny 2012 Ticketing Corruption; Coe "Depressed" Over Allegations

June 18, 2012

(ATR) The IOC is now gathering evidence in the wake of a Sunday Times report that says 27 Olympic officials and ticketing agents offered to sell London Olympic tickets on the ...

Coe Launches Prestige Pavilion; Olympic Picks in Hockey, Pentathlon, Tennis

June 18, 2012

Coe Launches Prestige Pavilion LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe says that clients and customers of Prestige Ticketing will be “welcomed, warmed and charmed” at the company’s in-ve...

IOC Awaits Olympic Ticket Scandal Evidence

June 18, 2012

(Getty Images) (ATR) Denials of wrong-doing while the IOC awaits evidence in an alleged scandal over black market ticket sales to the London Olympics. In the coming days,...

IOC Faces London Olympic Ticket Scandal

June 16, 2012

(Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC Executive Board held an emergency meeting Saturday night to address the latest London ticket scandal, this one allegedly involving 54 countries. ...

Sponsor Spotlight - First Paralympic Partner for Rio; Podium Apparel for Team USA

June 16, 2012

Rio Adds First Paralympic Sponsor Nissan has become the first commercial partner for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Nissan will be the automotive partner for the Rio 2016 ...

Aussie Investigation; Olympic Book; Additions to Swiss, Singaporean Squads

June 15, 2012

AOC Calls for Investigation The Australian Olympic Committee is calling for an independent investigation into reports that weightlifter Daniel Koum attempted to extort mon...

La Punta for Pan Ams Bid; Russian FA Appeals UEFA Punishment

June 14, 2012

La Punta for Pan American Bid La Punta is Argentina’s bid city for the 2019 Pan American Games. The decision for the central Argentine city in the province of San Lu...

UN Support for Kuwait Athletes; Objection to Live Animals in Opening Ceremony

June 14, 2012

Kuwait at the Beijing opening ceremony. (Getty Images) UN Boost for Kuwait Athletes The United Nations' top sport official is pushing for Kuwaiti athletes to compete at th...

Reedie "Thrilled" to Carry Torch; Government Budget Briefing

June 13, 2012

Craig Reedie with his torch. (Courtesy of Craig Reedie) Craig Reedie, the British IOC member who played a leading role in bringing the Olympics to London, tells Around the R...

Africa Village for London Olympics

June 15, 2012

General Lassana Palenfo, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa. (ATR) (ATR) It will be the biggest single gathering place for Africa at the O...

IOC Praises Sochi Preps; FIFA Marks Two Years to Brazilian World Cup

June 12, 2012

Two Years to FIFA World Cup At the two-year countdown to Brazil 2014, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says there is "rising anticipation" for the World Cup in the qual...