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London Latest -- First Test Event; Coke Recognition; Olympic Banners

May 31, 2011

The 2011 UK Athletics 20km Senior and Junior 10km Race Walking Championships served as the race walking test event. (Getty Images) Marathon Test The first test event for ...

Tuesday Talk -- SportEvent Denmark CEO on Being Small, Thinking Big

May 31, 2011

SportEvent Denmark CEO Lars Lundov. (ATR) The Tuesday Talk Is Presented by Helios Partners (ATR) SportEvent D...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Badminton Dress Code Fight ; Live Broadcast Pledge; IOC Competition

May 27, 2011

A rule requiring female badminton players to wear a skirt as their outermost garment goes into place June 1. (Getty Images) Women Shuttlers Fighting Rule A group of femal...

Olympic Newsdesk -- French, Russian Deal in Sochi Region; Munich 2018 Durban Plans

May 26, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev and Nicolas Sarkozy (foreground) meet Barack Obama at the G8 Summit in France. (Getty Images) Billion Dollar Partnership France and Russia will spend $2.8...

Mohamed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner Face FIFA Ethics Probe Over Bribery Allegations

May 25, 2011

Bin Hammam faces bribery allegations just one week before the FIFA presidential election in Zurich (Getty Images) (ATR) CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer has made bribe...

European Federations Key to Ambitious Continental Games Plan

May 25, 2011

Patrick Hickey says a continental games would provide a significant income stream for European NOCs and federations. (ATR) (ATR) European Olympic Committees president Patrick...

Tuesday Talk -- Table Tennis President on Sponsorship, TV Rights, Expansion

May 24, 2011

ITTF president Adham Sharara. (ATR) The Tuesday Talk Is Presented by Helios Partners (ATR) Adham Sharara, pre...

Disgraced Cyclist's Golden Gesture Believed to Be Olympic First

May 23, 2011

(ATR) Olympic champion cyclist Tyler Hamilton is believed to be the first athlete to voluntarily give up an Olympic medal prior to a doping conviction. Tyler Hamilton faile...

IOC Launches 2020 Race; Madrid Re-Elects Mayor; Hiroshima Dissolves Bid Committee

May 23, 2011

IOC Details Timeline for Newly Opened Bid Race Invitations to bid for the 2020 Games are en route from IOC headquarters to the 205 national Olympic committees, launching th...

Tokyo Keeps Gymnastics Worlds, Bolsters Olympics Ambitions

May 23, 2011

(ATR) The Japanese Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings it welcomes the "bold decision" by the International Gymnastics Federation to keep Tokyo as host of the world cha...

Monday Memo -- Race for 2020 Begins; Laureus Event in London

May 23, 2011

2020 Olympics Campaign Begins Letters to the 205 National Olympic Committees to invite candidates to bid for the 2020 Games will go out Monday, one week later than original...

IOC Member Meets Queen; Table Tennis Tops Chinese TV; Daegu 2011

May 19, 2011

Queen Elizabeth is the first reigning UK monarch is visit the Republic of Ireland in a century. (Getty Images) Queen Visits Irish Olympic Leader IOC member Pat Hickey on ...