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World Briefs: New Priestess For Flame Lighting, China To Be Top Tourist Destination

March 01, 2008

Actress Theodora Siarkou was the High Priestess for the 2006 Winter Games Flame Lighting Ceremony. (Getty Images) New Priestess for Flame Lighting The Hel...

How Archery is Aiming for More Popularity, Better Playing Worldwide

March 05, 2008

(FITA/Dean Alberga) Attention for Archery in Beijing (ATR) An experiment with web broadcast and an archery-on...

Countdown Beijing: Gebrselassie Says Air Too Foul for Olympic Marathon, India's Field Hockey Disgrace

March 11, 2008

In a trip to Beijing in February, Halie Gebrselassie hinted that he may forego the marathon in favor of the 10,000m. (Getty Images)  Gebrselassie Out of Mar...

Equestrian Federation Convenes Heat and Humidity Workshop

February 16, 2008

Sha Tin will host the jumping and dressage events in Hong Kong. (Getty Images) (ATR) The International Equestrian Federa...

Think Tank Links Kenyan Athletes to Violence

February 22, 2008

Rumors of Kenyan runners involvement in the post-election violence have been circulating since early January, and the ICG report reinforces their...

New Blood Doping Scandal, Fahey Speaks Out, Gusmao Troubles

January 17, 2008

New Blood Doping Scandal Set to Explode Austrian investigators have launched an inquiry that could ensnare dozens of elite athletes in summer and winter Olympic sports in ...

Beijing Sponsor Campaigns Produce Results

January 20, 2008

Campaigns featuring Yao Ming and Liu Xiang are a key to Coke brand awareness in China, according to the R3 consumer study. (Getty Images) Coca-Cola, Lenov...

Familiar Sponsor to Join Vancouver Torch Relay

January 27, 2008

Torch Relay Sponsors for Vancouver Coca-Cola is expected to be named Monday as one of the sponsors of the torch relay for the Vancouver Olympics. A press ...

New Mayor for Beijing, African Hall of Fame Search

January 27, 2008

Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong. (Xinhua)    New Mayor for Beijing With just six month to go before the Beijing Olympics, the city has a new mayor: Guo Jinlong,...

Pound Could Lead CAS, Chambers Runs Under Cloud, More Russian Rowers in Trouble

February 07, 2008

Richard Pound hopes to lead the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (ATR)  Court Sets Election Date for New President, Will it Be Pound? The man who most recent...

Fight Against Doping: Looking Ahead to 2008

December 28, 2007

John Fahey will have to get 120 countries to adopt the WADA Code. (ATR)  New Leadership at WADA January 1 marks the beginning of a new era for the World Ant...

Spheres of Influence: Olympics Leaders in Beijing, Federations and Business

January 03, 2008

(ATR) In addition to the Golden 25 – the most influential people in the year ahead for the Olympics -- Around the Rings also presents Spheres of Influence. This is a listing o...