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First Cut: 5 U.S. Cities for 2016 Olympics

May 03, 2006

Chicago is one of the five cities being considered for the 2016 U.S. nomination. (ATR) Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia and Houston will get further scrutiny ...

Bach to Head German Olympics Sport

April 28, 2006

IOC vice president Thomas Bach will lead the new German National Olympic Committee. (ATR) (ATR) Thomas Bach appears to be on his way to heading the new German Olympic Sport Fe...

Cuban "Olympics" Opens 3rd Edition

April 25, 2006

 (ATR) Athletes from Asia, Africa and the Americas are in Cuba this week for the third edition of the Cuban Olimpiad, the biggest ever.Launched in 2002 as a protest by Cuba ov...

U.S. Olympics Delegation to Beijing

April 23, 2006

 (ATR) A delegation from the U.S. Olympic Committee is in the midst of a week-long visit to Beijing, the biggest group from the U.S. to visit China so far to prepare for the 2...

Olympia Revival Cancelled, Maybe 2007?

April 21, 2006

 (ATR) Greek sports leaders are trying to launch a revival of sports events in Ancient Olympia in 2007, now that plans for an inaugural meet next month have met their demise. ...

Austrian Olympic Cmte Says Ski Fed "Stonewalling"

April 21, 2006

AOC secretary general Heinz Jungwirth testified this week at an inquiry into the Walter Mayer case. (ATR) (ATR) The secretary general of the Austrian Olympic Committee tells A...

Japan Taking Bids for 2016 Olympics

April 11, 2006

JOC President Takeda says planning will help win a Japan bid for 2016.(ATR) (ATR) The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings he is expecting only t...

Korea Olympics Chief's Busy April

April 10, 2006

Jung Kil Kim toasts the open of the Olympics meetings in Seoul. (ATR) (ATR) The final guests have departed and Korean Olympics Committee President Jung Kil Kim can relax a bit...

USOC To Consider Olympics Options

April 06, 2006

 (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee could take another tentative step towards a bid for the 2016 Olympics this weekend."I think it's time for us to make a decision so that progr...

Olympics Cmtes Call For More IOC Help

April 04, 2006

The ANOC General Assembly in Seoul. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge and his colleagues on the IOC Executive Board will hear a call for more money and more help from Ol...

Nepal Olympic Committee Back on Track

April 04, 2006

Nepal NOC President Rukma Rana at the ANOC assembly in Seoul. (ATR) (ATR) The Nepal Olympic Committee may be back from the brink. Nepal?s NOC president tells Around the Rings ...

Seoul Report: Olympic Cmte $ and More

April 02, 2006

The ANOC assembly in Seoul. (ATR) (ATR) A proposal to increase funding for the world?s 150 smallest National Olympic Committees by 20% has been floated at the general assembly...