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Pan Am Report - PASO Athletes Commission Follows IOC Example

October 30, 2011

(ATR) Winners of the inaugural election for the PASO Athletes Commission will be announced Sunday in Guadalajara prior to the close of the Pan American Games. For the first ti...

Olympic Newsdesk - IOC Facilitates Israel, Palestine Talk; 1,000 Days to Glasgow

October 27, 2011

Palestine, Israel NOCs Discuss Athlete Travel A communications hotline now connects the National Olympic Committees of Israel and Palestine in order to facilitate the movem...

Qatar's rising stars - High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim and sprinters Femi Seun Ogunode and Noor Al Malki fully back the 2017 bid

October 27, 2011

Doha, Qatar, 26 October, 2011 – The Doha 2017 Bid Committee is pleased to announce the backing of its upcoming athletics stars Mutaz Essa Barshim , Femi Seun Ogunode and Noor ...

IOC honours the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence

October 27, 2011

Every year since 1985, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a trophy with a different theme, reflecting current trends. The 2011 trophy is for "Sport and Soc...

Generations For Peace Camps "So Much More" Than Expected, Says Founder

October 25, 2011

Prince Feisal is also president of the Jordan Olympic Committee and an IOC member since 2010. (GFP) (ATR) Generations For Peace founder Prince Feisal Al-Hussein tells Around ...

Olympic Newsdesk - Turkish NOC Aids Quake Relief; Rugby World Cup Final

October 24, 2011

Around the Rings was on the scene at NOC headquarters in August for Istanbul's 2020 bid launch. (ATR) Turkish NOC on Quake Rescue Efforts The National Olympic Committee of...

Arab Games Swimming Competition to be Qualifying Event for London 2012

October 24, 2011

Doha, Qatar – Oct. 24th, 2011: The swimming competition of the Arab Games Doha 2011 has been officially recognized by Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), the interna...

New Libyan Olympic Committee Forming -- The Insider Report

October 21, 2011

Nabil Alalem president of Libyan NOC (right) with International Committee of Mediterranean Games President Amar Addadi at the ICMG assembly in Mersin, Turkey last week. They p...

Pan Am Report - "So Far, So Good" Says USOC Chair

October 20, 2011

(ATR) U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst tells Around the Rings he's impressed with what he's seen so far at the Pan American Games so far, including the performance...

Pan Am Report - Colombia, Chile Eye More Medals in Guadalajara, London

October 24, 2011

(ATR) Colombia and Chile are two countries making concerted efforts to improve their sports programs with the results already seen at the Pan American Games and – they hope – ...

European Games Progress; Brazilian Airports Update; Thorpedo Readies Comeback

October 20, 2011

European Games Update European Olympic Committees president Patrick Hickey tells Around the Rings he is "extremely happy" with the progress of the consultation phase to sta...

Team GB Coaches Named for London Olympics Football; Beckham Role in Doubt

October 20, 2011

BOA chief executive Andy Hunt and Stuart Pearce at today's press conference (ATR) (ATR) Stuart Pearce and Hope Powell are appointed to lead Team GB football teams at the Lond...