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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...

Ghana Olympic Committee Defiant Ahead of New Elections

October 25, 2011

(ATR) On the eve of a new election, the Ghana Olympic Committee could still face trouble with the IOC that may lead to another suspension ahead of London 2012, Around the Ring...

Tuesday Talk - PASO Chief on Global Crisis, IOC Retirement, Pan Am Games

October 18, 2011

Mario Vazquez Rana is a longtime president of both the Pan American Sports Organization and the Association of National Olympic Committees. (ATR) (ATR) Mario Vazquez Rana tel...

Asian Olympic Chiefs Hold 60th Meeting; 2017 Med Games; McDonald's Renews?

October 17, 2011

Asian Olympic Chiefs Hold 60th Meeting The Olympic Council of Asia approves the addition of waterskiing to the sports program of the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China...

London Latest - UK Athletics Boss Demands Better Performances; Building Legacy Blueprint

October 17, 2011

(ATR) UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee says more work needs to be done if British athletes are to meet the governing body's target of eight medals and one gold in ...

Brazil Ministry Of Sports Revises Sports Policy As Country Looks To Transform Into Olympic Power

October 17, 2011

Guadalajara, Mexico, October 14, 2011-As athletes gather from across the Americas to compete in the Pan American Games, the country of Brazil is fielding one of its strongest ...

On the Scene - First Reviews for Pan Am Games

October 17, 2011

Mexico won its first gold medal of the Pan Am Games in Modern Pentathlon. (Getty Images) First Reviews Positive Says Games Chief The Pan American Games are progressing β€œin...

Rio 2016 Sacks Olympics Marketing Team

October 16, 2011

Sanchez with Rio 2016 CEO Leo Gryner, who takes over marketing on a temporary basis. The marketing director and two deputies part ways with the Rio 2016 Olympics in a major ...