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IOC to Settle BOA Financial Dispute with London 2012

March 09, 2011

(ATR) The IOC confirms it will mediate in a financial row between the British Olympic Association and London 2012 organizers over the joint marketing program agreement. With ...

Rio Lands Telecom Sponsor; Pam Am Safety Promises; Olympic Park Poetry

March 07, 2011

Telecom Giants Partner with Rio Olympics Rio 2016 has a national telecommunications sponsor in place more than five years ahead of Brazil’s first Summer Games. The org...

Rugby World Cup Bound Only for New Zealand; British Table Tennis

March 04, 2011

Entirety of Rugby World Cup Promised to New Zealand New Zealand will stage its Rugby World Cup on-time and in-country, says the International Rugby Board. Christchurch may...

Rio Public Authority Nears Approval; Heiberg Almost 100% After Heart Attack

March 03, 2011

Olympic Public Authority Closer in Rio de Janeiro Senate approval in Brasilia is the latest step in the increasingly drawn-out process to create a public authority to overs...

On the Scene -- Munich Bid Leader Confident at Open of IOC Inspection

March 01, 2011

Munich bid leaders hold a press conference on opening day of the IOC Commission visit. (ATR) Witt Reviews Day 1 of IOC Visit Munich 2018 chief Katarina Witt says she is "...

London Logo Complaint Goes Viral; Olympics Shop Opens at Heathrow

March 01, 2011

London Logo Story Goes Viral As the story about Iranian objections to the London Olympics logo goes viral worldwide, IOC President Jacques Rogge tersely refutes the complai...

IOC Launches Betting Task Force

March 01, 2011

(ATR) A task force will tackle illegal and irregular sports betting in the wake of a Tuesday summit called for and chaired by IOC president Jacques Rogge. IOC president Jac...

On the Scene -- IOC Begins Munich Olympic Evaluation

March 01, 2011

The IOC commission in Munich.(ATR) Commission Opens Munich Inspection A few minutes after 8:00 AM, the 11-member IOC Evaluation Commission began its work in Munich. P...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Pan Am Stadium Decision; Flattering Portrait for Annecy

March 01, 2011

Pan Am Stadium Saga Resolved Hamilton will get soccer’s centerpiece venue for the 2015 Pan Ams after all. Originally built to host the 1930 British Empire Games, Ivor Wynn...

Iranian NOC Sees "Zion" in 2012 Logo; Torch Designers Tapped

February 28, 2011

Iranian NOC Says London 2012 Logo Spells “Zion” London organizers appear to be mystified by calls from the NOC of Iran to boycott the 2012 Games because of the logo they un...

Olympic Medal, Earthquake Relief

February 26, 2011

IOC member Barry Maister presents Willis with the silver medal from Beijing. (Getty Images) (ATR) New Zealander Nick Willis finally receives his Beijing silver medal in a cer...

100 Years for Russian Olympics; "Zero Threat" from Georgia; 2012 Medal Expectations Tamed

February 25, 2011

Medvedev, Putin Congratulate Russian Olympic Committee Russian leaders Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin congratulate the Russian Olympic Committee for its hard work at t...