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On the Scene: Tibet Rights Violations "Significant" Says Australia PM

April 09, 2008

"We wish to see the year 2008 as one of harmony, and celebration – not one of conflict and contention," said Australian PM Kevin Rudd at Peking University. (...

News from the NOCs - 205 at ANOC; Koreas Apart for Beijing; Tuvalu, Montenegro

April 09, 2008

ANOC Assembly Closes in Beijing The delegations start returning home Thursday from Beijing where the ANOC General Assembly has set an attendance record. There were more than 8...

Rogge: Olympics Will Rebound from Crisis

April 10, 2008

(ATR) The Olympics will rebound from "crisis" in time for the Beijing Games, says IOC president Jacques Rogge, who also expressed his sadness over protests affecting the torc...

On the Scene: U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit Opens

April 14, 2008

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley gave a welcome to journalists at the USOC Media Summit. (ATR)  (ATR) Chicago Mayor Richard Daley opens the 2008 U.S. Olympic Tea...

U.S. Athletes Tuned-in to Olympic Politics

April 15, 2008

Softball star Jessica Mendoza (R) said she'd like to raise awareness about Darfur, but winning gold comes first. (ATR) (ATR) Prospective Olympians from th...

HGH Tests for All Olympians, Court Elections Thursday

April 02, 2008

David Howman says he is "pleased" with the new HGH test to be used in Beijing. (Getty Images)  WADA to Test all Athletes for HGH The World Anti-Doping Agenc...

Olympic Torch Crosses Bosporus Twice

April 03, 2008

Figure skater Tugba Karademir carries the torch past Hagia Sophia. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The Olympic flame traveled through European and Asian Istanbul, whe...

On the Scene: Beijing Draws World's Olympic Leaders

April 05, 2008

Leaders of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq arrived Saturday in Beijing for the ANOC meeting. (ATR)  205 National Olympic Committees Head to Beijing B...

Beijing Briefs Olympic Leaders

April 08, 2008

The ANOC Assembly runs through Wednesday in Beijing. (ATR)  Beijing Reports on Day Two of ANOC Assembly Organizers of the Beijing Olympics have outlined pla...

Fight Against Doping: WADA to Defend Pound, UK to Test all Athletes, No Tour Defense

March 27, 2008

Richard Pound is being sued by UCI for "continual injurious and biased comments". (ATR)  WADA to Defend Pound The World Anti-Doping Agency joins the defense...

China Receives Olympic Flame

March 30, 2008

BOCOG president Liu Qi receives the torch from Hellenic Olympic Committee president Minos Kyriakou. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The Hellenic Olympic Committee has...

Fight Against Doping: China to Have Clean Team, New Cycling Foundation

March 13, 2008

Cui Dalin said the Chinese Olympic team will be free of drugs. (ATR) China Promises “Clean” Team for Beijing A top Chinese official has promised that the ...