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Cuba OK for World Baseball Classic

January 20, 2006

(ATR) Cuba will be permitted to compete in the inaugural World Baseball Classic.The U.S. Treasury Department issued a license Friday allowing Major League Baseball to include ...

Baseball Optimistic for Cuba in WBC

January 19, 2006

 (ATR) Leaders of Major League Baseball say they believe the U.S. government will allow Cuba to participate in the inaugural World Baseball Classic set for March. Speaking in ...

World Baseball Classic Waits for Cuba OK

January 05, 2006

 (ATR) A decision could come at any time from the U.S. Treasury Department on whether Cuba will be allowed to participate in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in March.Afte...

Business As Usual, Says Volleyball Exec

January 04, 2006

Tokyo's Yoyogi Gymnasium will be one of the venues for the 2006 FIVB Volleyball World Championships. (ATR) It's "business as usual" at the Lausanne headquarters of FIVB, with ...

U.S. Blocks Cuba from Baseball Classic

December 15, 2005

 (ATR) Cuba's participation in the first World Baseball Classic is once again in doubt. The U.S. government has refused to grant Major League Baseball a commercial license tha...

Scandal Charges by Ex-Volleyball Chief

December 12, 2005

Jean-Pierre Seppey in 2004, when he served as FIVB secretary general. (ATR) (ATR) The ex-secretary general of FIVB says the volleyball federation is rife with mismanagement an...

ISAF Seeks Host for Centennial

November 26, 2005

The International Sailing Federation celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2007. The International Sailing Federation is looking for a host city for the federation's centennial,...

Castro OK with World Baseball Classic

November 26, 2005

 (ATR) Cuban president Fidel Castro has apparently given approval for the national team to take part in the World Baseball Classic set for next March."Yes, of course, we accep...

World Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne

November 24, 2005

The Rod Laver Arena is the site of the gymnastics event. More than 350 of the world's best gymnasts are in Australia this week, competing at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne ...

FIFA: Coke's Big Deal, Blatter in S.Africa

November 23, 2005

Coke chairman E. Nevill Isdell with FIFA's Sepp Blatter in Cape Town. (ATR) Coca-Cola has agreed to a record-setting $500 million sponsorship that will last for 22 years. Anno...

Paralympics Leaders Meet Chinese Premier

November 21, 2005

The new officers and governing board of the IPC in Beijing last weekend. (IPC) (ATR) Leaders of the International Paralympic Committee wrap up a week-long visit to China with ...

More Women, No Boxers for Beijing Olympics

October 27, 2005

Two more women's teams will be added to the soccer tournament for the Beijing Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) The IOC has approved new events for the 2008 Olympics that will include abo...