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Federations

Blatter: World Cup Rotation May End

September 12, 2005

FIFA President Sepp Blatter  (ATR) The continental rotation that has sent the World Cup to Africa for the first time could be ending, says FIFA Presid...

Judo Championships Problems in Cairo

September 12, 2005

 (ATR) Described by one competitor as "the worst ever" world championships, leaders of the International Judo Federation will now post mortem the four-day event in Cairo that ...

New Episode In FIVB Follies

September 07, 2005

Seppey, with FIVB vice president Wei Jizhong in 2004. (ATR) (ATR) After two weeks of rumors, FIVB, the International Volleyball Federation has acknowledged the dismissal of di...

S. Korea Keeps IOC Member With Judo Vote

September 06, 2005

Park Yong Sung is congratulated following his election at the IJF Congress in Cairo. (IJF) (ATR) South Korean sports leader Park Yong Sung will head the International Judo Fe...

Olympic Feds Elections: Judo, Rowing

September 05, 2005

Park Yong Sung, 64, is seeking a third term as IJF president. (ATR) One of the most prominent members of the IOC has won reelection as president of rowing federation FISA, whi...

Rowing Championships Begin After Typhoon

August 31, 2005

The regatta center for the FISA World Championships in Gifu, Japan. (FISA) (ATR) A typhoon in Japan has only had minor effects on the 2005 FISA World Rowing Championships unde...

Softball Olympic Vote: Very Close

August 26, 2005

 (ATR) The IOC has released the figures from its vote on July 8 that expelled women's softball from the 2012 Olympics. The result was even closer than was expected by Internat...

Olympic Sports Federations Struggle

August 26, 2005

 (ATR) As the week comes to a close, the International Volleyball Federation is locked in a new battle with a persistent critic, while boxing and softball face challenges over...

LA Times: IOC Freezes Olympic Boxing $

August 21, 2005

 (ATR) The Los Angeles Times reports that the IOC has frozen $9 million due the Amateur International Boxing Association over concerns for the scoring of bouts and the selecti...

Volleyball Dissidents Aim For FIVB Changes

May 22, 2006

FIVB President Ruben Acosta, 72, plans to seek another term in October. (ATR) Claiming support for change from 70 volleyball federations around the globe, a group of dissident...

Olympics Champ Sweden Wins World Title

May 21, 2006

Niklas Kronwall was tournament MVP. Swedes Win TitleSweden's championship came with the assistance of eight members of the team from Turin. The title is the eighth for Sweden....

Hockey World Championship Climax

May 20, 2006

 Semifinal, Final GamesSweden's bid to be the first team to win an Olympic gold medal and the world championships in the same year will depend on its semi final match Saturday...