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USOC Report - No 2020 Bid, Board Meets

June 29, 2011

Still No Hope for U.S. 2020 Bid With the Sep. 1 IOC application deadline looming, CEO Scott Blackmun stressed that the USOC still needs to resolve the contentious revenu...

IOC at Wimbledon; Norway NOC Changes; Kalmadi in Jail

June 29, 2011

Olympic Heavyweights Attend Wimbledon Olympic organizers and IOC members are out in full force this week as the Wimbledon tennis championships wind down. Paul Deighton, Cr...

Teresa Edwards Ready for Role as U.S. Chef de Mission

June 28, 2011

Teresa Edwards at the 2000 Olympics, her last as a player. (Getty Images) (ATR) Four-time basketball gold medalist Teresa Edwards tells Around the Rings that the U.S. Olympic...

Teresa Edwards Named U.S. Chef de Mission

June 28, 2011

Teresa Edwards at the Sydney Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) Four-time basketball gold medalist Teresa Edwards will lead Team USA at the 2012 London Games as chef de mission....

Doubts Over Sarkozy Attendance at IOC 2018 Vote; Appeals to Africa

June 28, 2011

(ATR) French president Nicolas Sarkozy may miss the IOC vote for the 2018 Winter Olympics host in Durban next week, dealing a major blow to the Annecy bid. Nicolas Sarkozy ma...

European Games Progress; ANOCA Assembly; Pan Ams Update

June 27, 2011

Euro NOCs Leader Reports “Positive” Moves for European Games European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey tells Around the Rings that 15 continental sports federati...

Ghana Meets IOC; Commonwealth Games Chief Resigns; Women's World Cup

June 27, 2011

Talks are underway to make sure the flag of Ghana flies at the 2012 Olympics. (Getty Images) Resolving Ghana NOC Impasse A path to restoring Ghana’s place in the Olympic M...

Russian Centenary; USOC Names New Exec; Nigeria Plans for 2012

June 27, 2011

Russia NOC 100 Years Old The Russian Olympic Committee celebrated its 100th birthday over the weekend. Celebrations took place throughout Russia, but festivities at L...

Olympic Photodesk -- Olympic Day Celebrations; Women and Sport Awards

June 24, 2011

The IOC put this map of Olympic Day events on its home page to inform fans of their many options worldwide for celebrating June 23, the day the IOC was founded in 1894. (IOC) ...

Monday Memo -- Princely Wedding; ANOCA Assembly; One Week to Durban

June 26, 2011

Princely Wedding Draws IOC Contingent Several dozen IOC members are expected to attend this week’s Princely Wedding between Olympic athletes Albert of Monaco and Charlene W...

Olympic Memorabilia Auctions; 2012 Football Qualifiers

June 23, 2011

Ingrid O’Neil’s copy of the Melbourne 1956 torch fetched $21,850. (IOC) Heated Bidding, High Prices for Olympic Memorabilia Olympic memorabilia auctioneer Ingrid O'Neil te...

IOC Embraces Social Media for Olympic Day Celebrations

June 22, 2011

Olympic day celebrations are taking place the world over. (IOC) (ATR) Athletes, Olympic organizers and fans around the world are geared up to celebrate Olympic Day. The a...