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On the Scene in Valencia: EOC Expands Brussels Lobbying Operation

December 02, 2007

 (ATR) The European Olympic Committees will re-launch its liaison office in Brussels as an EOC/IOC joint venture in a bid to step up lobbying on sports issues at the European...

Brief Notes: 2014 Hockey Question, France NOC in Court

December 02, 2007

Last season, 71 players from the Czech Republic played for the NHL – the league’s largest international contingent. (Getty Images)   NHL Boss Casts Doubt ...

On the Scene in Lausanne: Tibet Protesters Seek Olympic Recognition

December 10, 2007

About 80 protesters gathered outside IOC headquarters on Monday. (ATR)  (ATR) Leaders of a group of protesters seeking Olympic recognition for exiled Tibeta...

IOC, USOC Leaders Meet in New York City

November 01, 2007

Side by side: IOC President Rogge and USOC Chair Peter Ueberroth in New York City Thursday. (ATR)  (ATR) For the first time in years, the presidents of the ...

Wife of Kidnapped Iraqi Olympics Leader Meets IOC President

October 18, 2007

Niran Al-Samarrai and Ahmed Al-Samarrai taking a tea break in Athens 2004. (Courtesy of Niran Al-Samarrai)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is believed to...

Bidding for the Games: 2016, Reno-Tahoe 2018, Singapore 2010

October 19, 2007

 2016 Bid Cities Go Home The seven cities bidding for the 2016 Games head back home with a weeks' worth of new tips, instruction and inspiration from the...

IOC President Heads to U.S., Chicago Visit

October 29, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge visits New York and Chicago this week. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is on his way to the U.S. where he will get a ch...

Leading Women Grow Sports Network in Americas Meeting

September 12, 2007

IOC member Anita DeFrantz is chair of the IOC Commission on Women and Sport. (ATR)  (ATR) The IOC Continental Seminar on Women and Sport this week in Miami ...

Olympics Coup in Georgia Called Illegal

October 13, 2007

Badri Patarkatsishvili was elected in 2004 for a four-year term as NOC president.  (ATR) The IOC says it will not accept the attempted ouster of the media t...

2016 Cities Take First Big Step in Lausanne

October 15, 2007

The 2016 cities will meet at Olympic Museum in Lausanne. (ATR)  (ATR) Cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics gather as a group for the first time this week i...

Jacques Rogge on Bogota Tour

July 10, 2007

Jacques Rogge took a short visit to Bogota, sandwiched between the IOC meeting in Guatemala City and the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro.  (ATR) Jacques Rogg...

Internal Strife Costs Panama IOC Status

July 02, 2007

  (ATR) The IOC Executive Board has entered the long-running dispute over the leadership of the Panama Olympic Committee by effectively cancelling any of ...