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London Update -- London 2012 Organizers Defend Historic Park Venue, Higher Security Costs

December 05, 2008

NOGOE wants organizers to find an alternate venue for 2012 equestrian events, claiming that the historic trees and gardens in Greenwich Park will suffer. (Greenwich Park) Lond...

Russian Olympic Chiefs Learn Lessons from London 2012 Project

December 05, 2008

Dmitry Kozak, the deputy prime minister overseeing Sochi 2014, met with London 2012 officials to discuss Games preparations. (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Russia’s deputy prime minister ...

Vancouver View -- Harper Remains as PM -- for the Time Being

December 05, 2008

Beleaguered Prime Minister Harper should learn his fate in the new year. (Getty Images)Stephen Harper will remain Prime Minister of Canada and the minority Conservative govern...

News from the NOCs -- Elections Wrap-up, USOC Board Meets Saturday

December 03, 2008

Federations Accuse Solomon Islands of “Conspiracy," “Corruption” and “Bribing” National federations of the Solomon Islands National Olympic Committee (SINOC) accused the NO...

On the Scene -- Peace and Sport Conference Opens in Monaco

December 03, 2008

Sports ministers, IOC members and leaders of national Olympic committees and international federations gather in Monaco for the second International Peace and Sport Forum begi...

Generations for Peace Holds Camp in Jordan

December 02, 2008

Delegates learn softball at the Generations For Peace Camp in Amman, Jordan. (Generations for Peace/M. Chester) Generations for Peace Holds Camp in Jordan (ATR) Youth leaders ...

London Update -- Britain’s Team Sports Fear Funding Cuts, Anti-doping Agency Stalled

December 02, 2008

Britain’s ambitious plans to field teams in every sport at the London Olympics hang in the balance, ahead of U.K. Sport announcing its funding allocations tomorrow. A shortfal...

Vancouver View -- Canada's Leadership Drama Escalates, Vancouver Mayor Takes Office Next Week

December 02, 2008

If Prime Minster Harper is forced out, Stephane Dion will lead Canada until May 2009. (Getty Images)Canada Moving Toward New Leadership Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion is p...

Field Hockey Shakes Up Leadership, IOC

December 01, 2008

Els Van Breda Vriesman loses the presidency of the hockey federation - and her seat on the IOC. (ATR)  (ATR) A new president takes charge of the International Hockey Federatio...

BOA Chief Executive Issues Funding Plea to Government

December 01, 2008

New BOA Chief Andrew Hunt is looking to secure funding shortfall for U.K. athletes before 2012. (BOA)(ATR) The British Olympic Association's (BOA) new chief executive tells Ar...

British Paralympics Chief Calls for Extra Funds to Meet 2012 Challenge

December 01, 2008

BPA chief Phil Lane says more funding is needed for 2012 to surpass medal tally from Beijing. (Getty Images)(ATR) British Paralympic Association (BPA) chief executive Phil Lan...

Vancouver View --Vancouver 2010 Ticket Orders Filled, Possible Leadership Changes in Canada

December 01, 2008

VANOC begins processing ticket orders for 2010 today. (Getty Images)Vancouver Tickets Being Processed The wait will soon be over for Canadians hoping to attend the 2010 Olympi...