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Financial Boost for Russian Olympics

October 07, 2005

 (ATR) The biggest ever sports sponsorship in Russia is expected to provide the Russian Olympic Committee with financial stability and help build venues for the country's bid ...

New President for Spanish Olympic Cmte

September 29, 2005

Alejandro Blanco, new president of the Spanish Olympic Committee. (TR) The Spanish Olympic Committee has a new president following a vote in Madrid at an extraordinary assemb...

New Chair for Bulgarian Olympic Cmte

September 19, 2005

 (ATR) With only a week to go before the election of a new president for the Bulgarian Olympic Committee, the acting chairman has been replaced in a battle for control of the ...

Nepal Olympic Cmtee Gets Scrutiny, Time

September 13, 2005

 (ATR) The Olympic Council of Asia wants to give Nepal a few more weeks to sort out a fluid situation involving leadership of the nation before taking any steps that could lea...

Two Nominees For British Olympics Chair

September 05, 2005

David Hemery (ATR) Two Olympians are in the running to serve as chair of the British Olympic Association. With the lead up to the 2012 Olympics, the job comes with a potential...

Sports Business Summit in Rio de Janeiro

September 01, 2005

Exhibits have doubled for Pan Am Expo 2005 from the inaugural 2003 event. (ATR) (ATR) A bigger and better version of Pan Am Expo, the first major sports trade show for Brazil ...

Olympics Gold Awarded in Rio

August 29, 2005

Brazil Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman ready to present the gold to Rodrigo Pessoa, IOC President Jacques Rogge applauds. (ATR) (ATR) The last medal ceremony from th...

Rio de Janeiro Hosts Olympic Summit

August 29, 2005

 (ATR) Against the backdrop of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Olympics leaders from around the world meet in Brazil this week at the general assembly for the Pan American Spor...

Meeting in Lausanne on U.S. Olympics Bid

December 08, 2005

USOC chair Peter Ueberroth is taking a cautious approach to the next Olympic bid from the U.S. (ATR) (ATR) U.S. Olympic Committee chair Peter Ueberroth says he traveled to Lau...

Athlete Issues for Unified Olympic Team

December 08, 2005

Koreans from North and South marched under this flag in Sydney and Athens. (ATR) Deciding who will compete on a unified Korean team at the Olympics appears to be the most diff...

Iraqi Faces Last Chance for Turin Olympics

December 06, 2005

Faisal Faisal in Canberra with the Iraq ambassador to Australia. (ATR)Iraqi Winter Olympics hopeful Faisal Faisal will need to get to a tournament this week in Germany to have...

Olympics Flame Heads to Athens

December 05, 2005

Pigi Devetzi, triple jump silver medalist in Athens lights the caldron near Parnassos on Sunday, altitude 1950m. (HOC) (ATR) The last legs of the Olympic Torch Relay in Greece...