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FIFA Update: Brazil World Cup Bid, Blatter Criticizes IOC

July 31, 2007

Romario, former Brazilian football player and member of the Brazilian delegation. (Getty Images)  Brazil World Cup Bid Now Official Brazil submitted its bid...

Press Release: WTF President Stresses Fairer Judging and Refereeing

August 01, 2007

 WTF President Stresses Fairer Judging and Refereeing at WTF IR Training Camp in Jeonju, Korea WTF President Chungwon Choue emphasized the importance of fa...

Federations Roundup: Beijing Test Events, Softball, Taekwondo, FIFA

August 02, 2007

The Laoshan Mountains provide a backdrop for sailing in Qingdao. (ATR)  Test Events Open in Beijing More than 600 young rowers from around the world are hea...

IAAF Update: World Champs Drug Testing, New Website

August 03, 2007

 (ATR) With three weeks to go for the IAAF Athletics World Championships in Osaka, a new website is launched, while the IAAF says more athletes than ever w...

Brief Notes: Boxing, 2018 Bid, Madrid 2016, Malaysia

August 04, 2007

Mayor Richard Daley and young boxers attend the AIBA logo-launch event. (AIBA)  AIBA Launches Forward-looking Logo The new logo for the International Boxing...

Press Release: 365 Days to the Olympic Games. The FIVB Tests the Beach Volleyball Venue in Chaoyang Park with a 50,000 USD Womens' Challenger

August 09, 2007

Lausanne, 9th August 2007 - One year exactly separates Volleyball and Beach Volleyball from the start of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The day after the Opening Ceremony, on...

Federations Roundup: Cycling Feud, Nokia and FIBA, IAAF Broadcast

August 10, 2007

Dick Pound and Hein Verbruggen have had a tense relationship since at least 2005 when they had a public shouting match at the Los Angeles airport over doping...

Federation Roundup: IAAF Website, Pentathlon Worlds, Rowing Championships

August 16, 2007

 Pentathlon World Championships Broadcast Online The 2007 Modern Pentathlon World Championship, which begins Thursday in Berlin, Germany, will stream the e...

Brief Notes: Sydney Olympic Park, Junior Baseball Championships

August 18, 2007

Michael Knight was Olympics Minister for the 2000 Games in Sydney. (ATR)  Michael Knight Returns to Homebush Bay The former chief of the Sydney Olympics is ...

Press Release: Jim Millman New CEO of USA Boxing

May 31, 2007

 USA Boxing Names Jim Millman Chief Executive Officer USA Boxing, the National Governing Body for Olympic-style boxing in the United States, has appointed ...

ATR Federations Roundup: FIFA Congress, ITTF Glue Ban

May 31, 2007

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, re-elected for a third term.  Blatter Re-elected at FIFA Congress Sepp Blatter was named, by acclamation, president of FIFA for...

Andean Countries Prepare Protest on FIFA Ban

June 06, 2007

Bolivian president Evo Morales hosts representatives from five Andean nations to protest FIFA’s altitude ban.  (ATR) Representatives from five Andean nation...