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Violence Strikes Iraq Olympics Committee

July 15, 2006

Kidnapped: NOCI President Ahmad Al-Sammarai and Ammar Jabbar al-Saadi, secretary general.(ATR) (ATR) Sources in Iraq tell Around the Rings there is no word on the fate of the...

Iraq Olympics President Kidnapped

July 15, 2006

Iraq NOC President Ahmad Al Smmarai. (ATR) (ATR) Reports from Baghdad say the president of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq has been kidnapped along with 30 members of t...

German Olympics Chief Cautious on Bids

July 11, 2006

New German Olympics chief Thomas Bach wants to take a slow approach on a new Olympic bid from Germany. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the German Olympic Sport Federation says it's to...

Serandour Awaits Verdict

July 02, 2006

French NOC President Henri Serandour. (ATR) (ATR) French National Olympic Committee President Henri Serandour will receive a verdict Oct. 12 on conflict of interest charges. A...

Koreas Still Apart on Joint Olympics Team

June 29, 2006

A checkpoint on the DMZ in South Korea. (ATR) (ATR) Negotiators for North and South Korea will meet again next month to try to come to terms on a unified team for the Beijing ...

Nepal Drama At Olympics Cmte HQ

June 26, 2006

Protestors Sunday at the Nepal NOC offices in Kathmandu. (ATR) Protesting athletes have locked the headquarters of the Nepal Olympic Committee, pressing demands for more suppo...

Frank Talk from U.S. Olympics CEO

June 25, 2006

USOC CEO Jim Scherr in San Diego. (ATR) (ATR) The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the U.S. has "a very low influence on the worldwide Olympic community." Jim Scherr mad...

US Olympic Assembly Opens With 2016 Cities

June 23, 2006

 (ATR) The five cities under consideration by the U.S. Olympic Committee for a possible bid for the 2016 Games have their say Friday at a meeting of the USOC Board of Director...

French Olympics Chief Faces Trial

June 07, 2006

Henri Serandour at the Athens Olympics in 2004. (ATR) French NOC president Henri Serandour will go on trial later this month on charges he helped his wife's company win a cont...

New COO for U.S. Olympic Committee

October 04, 2006

 (ATR) An Olympic gold medalist in canoe kayak is the new chief operating officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Norman Bellingham, who competed in Lo...

Press Release: USOC Partner Workshop

September 26, 2006

 USOC To Host U.S. Olympic Partner Workshop In Preparation for 2008 Olympic and Paralympic GamesCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The United States Olympic Co...

Hungary Olympics Chief Survives Confidence Vote

September 08, 2006

Pal Schmitt remains president of the Hungarian Olympic Committee. (ATR) (ATR) Hungarian Olympic Committee President Pal Schmitt just barely hangs on to his post following a vo...