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South Africa is World Cup 2010 Host

May 15, 2004

(ATR) - South Africa was a first round winner in the election for the host of the 2010 World Cup. The vote at FIFA headquarters in Zurich gave South Africa 14 votes to 10 for ...

FIFA at 100, Doping Bill to be Signed

May 21, 2004

(ATR) - FIFA is marking its 100th anniversary with commemorations in Paris that include a Centennial Congress and friendlies at Stade de France between some of the world's top...

Czechs Go for Olympics, Russia Next?

August 16, 2005

The Czech Republic, current world champion, won the gold medal in 1998 Olympics. (ATR) By a narrow margin, Czech hockey leaders have accepted a new transfer agreement between ...

World Badminton Championships Begin

August 15, 2005

The Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim. (ATR) The IBF World Badminton Championships begin today in Anaheim, California, marking the first time that the IBF Championships have been held...

IAAF World Championships End in Helsinki

August 14, 2005

(ATR) (ATR) Teams from the United States and Russia will head home the as the big medal winners from the 10th IAAF World Championships. Bad weather and a relatively clean shee...

Finnish Monsoon for IAAF Championships

August 10, 2005

Lake Helsinki forming on the track at the Olympic Stadium. (ATR) (ATR) The skies opened up for the second night in a row in Helsinki, this time disrupting the competition for ...

U.S. Wins 100m Sweep in Rainy Helsinki

August 09, 2005

The track at the Olympic Stadium on Monday has a rainy sheen, but the meet goes on, rain or shine (ATR)  (ATR) Better weather is expected in Helsinki a...

Softball Requests Olympics Sport Vote

August 08, 2005

Softball will make a new pitch to stay on the Olympics program. (ATR) In a change of heart, the International Softball Federation has requested the results of the IOC vote on ...

Helsinki Encore for IAAF Championships

August 06, 2005

Heats in the 100m were held on opening day. Final is Sunday night. (ATR) (ATR) The 10th IAAF World Championships are underway in Helsinki, a return to the city that held the f...

Rogge Says Tests Best Anti-Drug Weapon

August 05, 2005

IAAF President Lamine Diack and IOC President Jacques Rogge in Helsinki Friday. (ATR) (ATR) Lifetime bans for doping violations will not work says IOC President Jacques Rogge....

TV Delivers 4 Billion For World Champs

August 05, 2005

IAAF President Lamine Diack. (ATR) (ATR) IAAF President Lamine Diack says he expects as many as 4 billion people to see some part of the athletics championships in Helsinki du...

IAAF Seeks 4-Year Drug Ban

August 03, 2005

Istvan Gyulai reports to the IAAF Congress in Helsinki. (ATR) (ATR) The IAAF will seek a four-year ban for serious first-time doping offenses and has dropped changes to the fa...