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Economic Warnings for Olympics at Pan Am Assembly

October 11, 2011

Richard Peterkin delivers the PASO treasurer's report. (ATR) (ATR) The downturn in the global economy will take a toll on bids for Olympic-style sports events as well as host...

2012 IT Center Opens; Generations for Peace Camp; James Worrall, 97

October 10, 2011

Patrick Adiba at the opening of the London 2012 technology control center. (ATR) Olympic Technology Center Launches Atos and London 2012 today unveiled the technology con...

Pan American Games Athletics Track Awaits OK

October 10, 2011

Preparations at 8,500-seat Telmex Athletics Stadium. (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of the Pan American Games in Guadalajara wait for certification of the athletics track just days ...

Death of IOC Honorary Member James Worrall

October 10, 2011

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is greatly saddened to learn of the death yesterday of IOC Honorary Member James Worrall at the age of 97. Worrall was the flag-bear...

Canadian Olympic Committee Mourns James Worrall

October 10, 2011

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee is deeply saddened by the loss of its good friend and Olympic movement builder James Worrall. Mr. Worrall...

Canadian Olympic Committee Mourns James Worrall

October 10, 2011

TORONTO, October 9, 2011 – The Canadian Olympic Committee is deeply saddened by the loss of its good friend and Olympic movement builder James Worrall. Mr. Worrall, 97, pas...

On the Scene -- IOC, USOC Corral Athletes Into Colorado Springs

October 10, 2011

The forum runs Sunday and Monday in Colorado Springs, headquarters city for the USOC. (ATR) (ATR) In between line dance lessons and a real live rodeo, members of the IOC Athl...

Olympic Photodesk -- Boxing Champs; London Co-Comm; British Olympic Ball

October 09, 2011

The Maiden’s Tower (currently under renovation) is the most famous landmark in Baku, host of the ongoing boxing world champs. (ATR) (ATR) Scenes from around the Olympic Movem...

Aftermath of CAS Ruling on LaShawn Merritt

October 07, 2011

LaShawn Merritt is the reigning 400m champion. (Getty Images) Claims Overblown on Fallout of CAS Decision Reports that as many as nearly three dozen U.S. athletes may bec...

U.S. set to host 2012 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup events

October 06, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), announced today it will be hosting an event in the 2012 International Paralympic C...

London Latest -- Moynihan Says BOA Doping Bylaw "Tough But Fair"; Blow for IOC

October 06, 2011

(ATR) British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan says his organization has no plans to scrap its bylaw banning doping cheats for life from the Olympics in the wake of...

U.S. Olympic Committee recognizes 100 days to Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games

October 06, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - In 100 days, the U.S. Olympic Committee will send a team of more than 60 athletes to the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, ...