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Violence Shadows Kyrgyz Olympics Cmte

January 13, 2005

 (ATR) The assassination of the president of the Kyrgyzstan National Olympic Committee and one of the candidates seeking to be his successor could lead to the loss of IOC reco...

Apologies from Bode Miller

January 12, 2006

 (ATR) U.S. alpine skier Bode Miller has offered an apology for comments he made in a TV interview about competing while under the influence, perhaps saving his spot on the U....

Olympics Family Grows in Oceania

January 12, 2006

Majuro is the capital of the Marshall Islands. (ATR) The Republic of the Marshall Islands is in line to become the 203rd member of the IOC, the latest (and not the last) of Oc...

Sex Harassment Inquiry an Olympics First

January 06, 2006

 (ATR) In what is believed to be a first for the U.S. Olympic Committee, an inquiry for sexual harassment could lead to the denial of credentials for an Olympic team coach.The...

Germany Aim: #1 at Turin Olympics

January 02, 2005

German NOC President and Turin chef de mission Klaus Steinbach. (ATR) Germany aims to keep its number one position in the medals table at the Turin Olympics, says German Olymp...

Russian Olympic Cmte Elects President

December 22, 2005

Leonid Tyagachyov re-elected ROC President. (ATR) (ATR) High drama expected for today's election for new officers of the Russian Olympic Committee was a no-show, with a huge m...

Olympics Sports Money Battle in London

December 21, 2005

Colin Moynihan was elected in October as BOA chair. (ATR) (ATR) The British government is under siege for its failure to offer new funding to prepare athletes from Great Brita...

U.S. Delays Olympics Bid Interviews

December 19, 2005

Los Angeles is one of at least a half dozen cities thinking about a 2016 Olympics bid. (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee will not interview prospective cities for the 2016 Olym...

Romney Takes Step Towards White House?

December 16, 2005

Governor Mitt Romney in Salt Lake City in 2003. (ATR) (ATR) Mitt Romney, former president of the Salt Lake City Olympics, is seen to have taken another step towards a run for ...

Big Changes for Olympic Sport in Germany

December 11, 2005

German Olympic Committee President Klaus Steinbach(l) and German Sports Federation President Manfred von Richthofen celebrate the merger vote in Cologne Saturday. (Andrea Bowi...

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...