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Nepal Olympic Cmte At Risk In Turmoil

August 19, 2005

There were protests this week in Kathamandu against King Gyanendra. (ATR) A despised king and a Maoist uprising may be more than the Nepal Olympic Committee can handle, its st...

New Chair for British Olympic Assn.

August 09, 2005

Craig Reedie says he intended to step down as BOA chair after the London 2012 campaign.(ATR) (ATR) After 14 years in the post, Craig Reedie confirms he will step down this yea...

USOC Seeks Intern. Relations Chief

July 28, 2005

USOC's Greg Harney at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo. (ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee is searching for a new international relations director following t...

Confusion for Bulgarian Olympic Cmte

July 19, 2005

Ivan Slavkov's troubles with the IOC have meant troubles for Bulgaria's NOC. (ATR) The Bulgarian Olympic Committee will have one last chance to sort out the confusion over its...

Japan Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics

June 24, 2005

Osaka was Japan's last bid for the Summer Games. (ATR) (ATR) The Japanese Olympic Committee has set a goal of bringing the Summer Games back to Japan by 2020. Meeting in Tokyo...

Bubka Rises Through Olympics Ranks

June 24, 2005

 (ATR) Sergey Bubka once conquered the pole vault, is he now mastering Olympic politics on his way to a possible run for IOC President? This week marked another step for Bubka...

Palenfo to Lead African Olympics Assoc.

June 20, 2005

Lassana Palenfo was elected to a four-year term as ANOCA President. (ATR) Ivory Coast government and sports leader Lassana Palenfo is the new president for the Association of ...

Ghana Goal: 2032 Olympics

June 15, 2005

 (ATR) The president of the Ghana Olympic Committee says a quest for the 2032 Olympics will be used to drive sports development in the country. Benson Tongo Baba spoke in Accr...

2012 Olympics Bids Head to Ghana

June 14, 2005

 (ATR) Athletes Dikembe Motumbo and Daley Thompson will become Olympic bid campaigners this week in Accra, Ghana during the general assembly of the Association of National Oly...

Careful Celebration for British Olympics

May 24, 2005

BOA chief Craig Reedie will not wear his London 2012 hat for the centenary events. (ATR) (ATR) The British Olympic Association celebrates its 100th anniversary today at the Ho...

New U.S. Olympics Blooms in Arizona

April 30, 2005

Peter Ueberroth says athlete grants from the USOC will double for the remainder of the year. (ATR) (ATR) â??Get off the train,â? says U.S. Olympic Committee chair Peter Ueber...

U.S. Olympic Committee Has Permanent CEO

April 29, 2005

USOC Chair Peter Ueberroth (l) with CEO Jim Scherr in Phoenix.(ATR) (ATR) After holding an interim title for two years, Jim Scherr has been named chief executive of the U.S. O...