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London Latest - Pound Attacks BOA Doping Bylaw; Federer Eyes 2012 Olympics

November 29, 2011

Pound Attacks British Olympic Association Anti-Doping Bylaw Canadian IOC member Dick Pound is a former WADA president. (ATR) Former World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pou...

New WOA President; Government Support for Tokyo 2020; Rio Paralympic Logo

November 28, 2011

New President for World Olympians Association Joel Bouzou is the new president of the World Olympians Association. Joel Bouzou is also founder and president of Peace and ...

Japanese Government Lends its Weight to Tokyo's Olympic Bid with the Establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Council

November 28, 2011

Tokyo, 28 Nov. 2011 - Tokyo 2020, Japan's bid team to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today received a huge boost with the establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Council,...

Canadian Olympic Committee in Preparation Mode with its Corporate Partners for London 2012

November 28, 2011

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is bringing the London 2012 Olympic Games to their corporate partners at the second marketing partner works...

Inside Story - Battle for Olympic Leadership Change Goes Public

November 27, 2011

Mario Vazquez Rana has led ANOC for 30 years. (ATR) (ATR) A simmering battle of wills over the direction of a major Olympic body is now out in the open, a dispute called “vul...

NOCs News -- Russia Celebrates 100 Years of Olympics; India Mulls 2012 Boycott

November 25, 2011

The Russian Olympic Committee gala. (ATR) The Russian Olympic Committee plays host at a gala in Moscow to celebrate the centennial of ties to the Olympic Movement. Olympi...

European Olympic Committees Wraps Up General Assembly in Sochi

November 24, 2011

The two-day EOC general assembly closed Thursday (ATR) (ATR) The European Olympic Committees general assembly is headed to Eilat, Israel in 2012. The Red Sea resort will h...

Sochi 2014 Chief Denies Soaring Olympic Construction Costs

November 24, 2011

Chernyshenko tells ATR the estimated construction budget for Olympic facilities and related infrastructure is only $5.9 billion (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Despite reports claiming co...

Chinese Olympic Team Prediction; North Korean Award for IOC Member; 1904 Anniversary

November 23, 2011

Chinese Olympic Team Prediction The director of the General Administration of Sport of China, Liu Peng predicts a strong showing from China at the London Olympics. The win...

Hickey Presents European Games Study at EOC General Assembly

November 23, 2011

EOC president Pat Hickey (Getty) (ATR) European Olympic Committees president Pat Hickey tells Around the Rings that plans to stage a European Games are moving forward. "I...

Medvedev "Befriends" Rogge; Sport Climbing for 2020; Gold Medalist Retires

November 22, 2011

Rogge Among Russia's Newest "Friends" Leaders of the IOC and three international federations are the latest recipients of Russia's Order of Friendship. Dmitry Medvedev dec...

MP Blasts Olympic Sponsors; Putin Targets Sochi Ice Hockey Success

November 21, 2011

MP Blasts Dow, Olympic Sponsors A member of Parliament from Hackney says three Olympic sponsorships are a “grotesque contradiction” of London 2012 aims. Dianne Abbott is ...