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Madrid Advances 2020 Olympics Ambitions; Doha Still Considering Bid

July 13, 2011

Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon spearheaded the Madrid 2016 bid (Getty) (ATR) Madrid's mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon today announced the city's plans to bid for the 2020 Olympics after...

British Olympic Association Chief Backs Team GB to Deliver at London 2012

July 13, 2011

BP is proud to support Around the Rings coverage of London 2012 BOA chairman Colin Moynihan (...

U.K. Hacking Scandal's Olympic Connection; Olympic Teams Update

July 12, 2011

BP is proud to support Around the Rings coverage of London 2012 Olympic Connection to News of...

French Olympic Committee Rules Out Bid for 2020 Games

July 12, 2011

French PM Francois Fillon addresses IOC members last Wednesday in Durban. Annecy won just seven votes (Getty) (ATR) There will be no bid from Paris for the 2020 Olympics afte...

New NOC Coming; Asian Olympic Committees Meet; 2014 Olympic Slogan

July 11, 2011

The South Sudan football team held its first match July 10, just a day after becoming an independent state. (Getty Images) New NOC Possible With the formation of South S...

Top Story Replay -- Istanbul Ready to Bid for 2020, Madrid and Tokyo Next?

July 10, 2011

This story was originally published on July 7, 2011. Istanbul Readies Fifth Bid for the Games “There probably will be a bid from Istanbul,” Turkish Olympic Committee pre...

Monday Memo -- 100 Years for Japanese Olympics; Early Test for Rio

July 10, 2011

Japanese athletes first competed in the Olympics at the Stockholm Summer Games in 1912, a year after the JOC was founded. (JOC) Japanese NOC Celebrates Centennial The Japa...

London Latest -- Coe Busts Myth on Transport Chaos, Defends Ticketing Strategy

July 08, 2011

BP is proud to support Around the Rings coverage of London 2012 LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe ref...

IOC Meets With PyeongChang; Security Pledge; Archery Name Change

July 07, 2011

Gilbert Felli. (ATR) IOC Holds First Meeting with 2018 Organizers The IOC holds its first meeting with organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics, less than 24 hours after th...

Ghana Law Amended; Olympic Champion Dies; Historic Agreements in Durban

July 06, 2011

Of the nine Ghanaians who competed in Beijing, six were boxers. (Getty Images) Ghana Law Amended The Ghanaian parliament set a path to re-join the Olympic Movement. Ac...

Netherlands Antilles for 2012; Olympian Hurt in Uprising; T.V. Broadcast Deals

July 05, 2011

Sprinter Churandy Martina is the Netherlands Antilles’ best hope for a medal in 2012. (Getty Imaes) Netherlands Antilles to Compete in 2012 Games IOC president Jacques Ro...

'Sport and Family' is the new theme of Schools Olympic Program

July 04, 2011

‘Sport and Family’ has been chosen by the Qatar Olympic Committee as a new theme for the fifth edition of the Schools Olympic Program (SOP). The theme highlights significa...