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On the Scene -- U.S. Blasted by Olympic Federations, Chicago Bid May Suffer

June 03, 2008

IOC member from the Netherlands Hein Verbruggen says the rest of the world is paying to train U.S. athletes. (ATR)  Chicago 2016 Bid Linked to Revenue Shari...

London Update: Torch Protests Fail to Knock Sponsorship Drive

April 18, 2008

Denis Oswald, head of the IOC watchdog for London, will scrutinize sponsorship issues when his team visits next month. (ATR)  (ATR) Olympic organizers have ...

ATR Exclusive: USOC Files Ethics Complaint to IOC Over Funding Attack

April 06, 2008

Peter Ueberroth calls the Oswald letter “bad spirited”. (ATR)   (ATR) With an eye towards protecting the Chicago 2016 Olympics bid, the head of the U.S. Oly...

On the Scene in Beijing: European NOCs Want Firmer IOC Stance On Human Rights

April 06, 2008

(ATR) European NOCs are facing pressure from their governments over boycotting the Beijing Olympics, and now they say they want a firmer stance from the IOC and president Jacq...

News from the NOCs: Rogge Heads to Caribbean, New Bahamas President, British Olympics Meetings

March 11, 2008

Barbados will host the IOC President for the final stop on his tour of seven Caribbean nations. (ATR) IOC President ...

On the Scene: IOC President Completes Caribbean Tour in Barbados

March 18, 2008

The dedication of the headquarters for the Barbados Olympic Association Tuesday night in Bridgetown. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is on his way ...

Kosovo and the IOC, Rogge Warns Athletes on Protests

February 18, 2008

The new Kosovo flag. Independent Kosovo Aims for IOC Recognition (ATR) IOC spokeswoman Emmanuelle Moreau tells ATR that Kosovo – which declared its indepe...

Op Ed: No Bid Before Its Time

January 19, 2008

Busan, a port city, is Korea’s second biggest metropolis.  Politicians with Olympic ambitions excel in their ability to put the cart before the horse, if I ...

Kenyan Olympians Say They Are in Danger

January 23, 2008

Wesley Ngetich breaks the tape at a marathon in Minnesota last year.  (ATR) Top athletes in Kenya say they are being falsely accused of funding weaponry use...

The Golden 25: Sheikh Ahmad 8, Heiberg 9

December 28, 2007

In addition to his leadership of the OCA, Sheikh Ahmad is also a minister in the Kuwaiti government. (Getty Images)  President of the Olympic Council of Asi...

The Golden 25: Bach 4, Ueberroth 5

December 30, 2007

Thomas Bach's influence in the IOC is expected to grow in the years ahead. (ATR) IOC Vice President Thomas Bach - 4 Bach is playing a major role in the de...

IOC Reprimand for French Olympics President

December 12, 2007

Henri Serandour will retire as an IOC member this month under a reprimand for conflict of interest. (ATR)  (ATR) Just days before he will retire from the I...