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By the Book: 2016 International Broadcast Center / Main Press Center

August 14, 2009

All of the four cities bidding for the 2016 Games propose media centers located within walking distance of media hotels and villages. In this installment of By the Book, Arou...

Golf, Rugby Win Shot at 2016 Olympics-In Depth Coverage

August 13, 2009

IOC President Jacques Rogge announced golf and rugby as the choice of the EB for addition to the 2016 Olympics. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)The IOC Executive Board recommends that go...

On the Scene: IOC Gathers to Make Sports Decision

August 12, 2009

IOC President Jacques Rogge and his wife Anne are greeted as they arrive at their hotel in Berlin by IOC vice president Thomas Bach of Germany. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)Seven Spor...

By the Book: 2016 Anti-Doping Lab

August 13, 2009

Madrid, Rio and Tokyo have established WADA-accredited laboratories, while Chicago does not. (Getty Images)Three of the four bid cities have established WADA-accredited labor...

Swine Flu, Terrorism Concerns Overshadow Badminton Worlds

August 12, 2009

The world badminton championships have been affected by the swine flu outbreak that hit India. (Getty Images)(ATR) A swine flu scare and the possibility of more countries drop...

UPDATE -- Jamaican Medalists Reinstated; IAAF Dives in at Deep End on False Starts

August 12, 2009

Asafa Powell and Shelley-Ann Fraser, were two of the athletes kicked off the Jamaican team at the IAAF world championships. (Getty Images) The six Jamaican sprinters, includin...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Paralympians Call for Legacy; FEI Names New Veterinary Director

August 11, 2009

British Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson says the legacy of the Paralympics should extend beyond the athletic arena. (Getty Images) Critics Call for Firm Paralympics Legacy A n...

By the Book: 2016 Non-OCOG Budget

August 12, 2009

Rio purposes the highest non-OCOG budget, while Chicago proposes the lowest. (Getty Images)Rio’s non-OCOG budget surpasses the other bid cities’ by as much as $12 billion in ...

IOC Considers Women's Olympic Boxing; EB to Finalize London 2012 Sports Program

August 11, 2009

AIBA president CK Wu wants to fulfill his goal of bringing women's boxing into the Olympics. (ATR) International boxing chiefs are “quietly confident” that women’s boxing will...

FIFA Report -- U-17 World Cup Preps; Indian Sports Minister to Meet Blatter

August 11, 2009

FIFA vice president Jack Warner is pleased with the progress of U-17 World Cup preparations. (ATR) Nigeria Steps up Preparations For FIFA U-17 World CupFIFA is satisfied that ...

Seven Sports for 2016 Olympics Braced for IOC Decision

August 10, 2009

The IRB's Mike Miller is hopeful of a positive outcome on Thursday (Getty Images)(ATR) Golf and rugby have emerged as favorites to be recommended for inclusion in the 2016 Gam...

By the Book: 2016 Games Operations Budget

August 11, 2009

Chicago’s operations budget tops $4.2 billion, while Madrid’s is the smallest at just under $2.7 billion. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look...