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World Baseball Classic Minus U.S.

March 17, 2006

 (ATR) Host U.S. is out of the finals of the World Baseball Classic after a loss to Mexico in second-round play, while a row is underway over doping controls at the tournament...

Swiss Court Clears Volleyball Leaders

March 15, 2006

FIVB President Ruben Acosta is cleared by a Swiss court of charges he concealed income earned from FIVB. (ATR) International Volleyball Federation president Ruben Acosta and a...

World Baseball Classic in Second Round

March 14, 2006

 (ATR) South Korea is the team to beat so far in the World Baseball Classic, knocking off the U.S. 7-3 in a second round game Monday. The Koreans are the only undefeated team...

IAAF's Istvan Gyulai, 62

March 13, 2006

 (ATR) Istvan Gyulai, the secretary general of the IAAF died Sunday after a long bout with cancer. "Istvan devoted his entire life to our sport," said IAAF president Lamine Di...

Feds Update: Volleyball Verdict Coming

March 10, 2006

 (ATR) A verdict is due next Wednesday from a Swiss court considering a criminal complaint against Ruben Acosta, president of FIVB, the international volleyball federation, wi...

Baseball Classic Begins in Americas

March 08, 2006

 (ATR) Cuba takes the field today against Panama as the country makes its World Baseball Classic debut. The matchup is one of five games as the 16-team tournament reaches its ...

Volleyball Federation Faces New Fire

March 07, 2006

Jean-Pierre Seppey, former FIVB secretary general. (ATR) On the eve of a trial over corruption charges, leaders FIVB, the international volleyball federation, now face a civil...

Baseball Classic Heads to Americas

March 05, 2006

 (ATR) The World Baseball Classic heads to the Americas this week for the next series of games in the opening round of play. The Asian leg of the WBC finished Sunday with Kore...

International Federations Update

March 02, 2006

 (ATR) A job opening at ASOIF, Turkish Air Sponsors archery and basketball world championship tickets go on sale this month. More in the Around the Rings review of news from t...

Softball President: Unfair Olympics Vote

February 17, 2006

ISF President Don Porter says he talked to 70 IOC members to urge their support of softball. (ATR) (ATR) A week after softball lost the chance to rejoin the Olympics in 2012, ...

Cycling Championships in Salzburg

September 20, 2006

 Salzburg Host for World ChampionshipsThe UCI Road World Championships will run through the streets of Salzburg this weekend. Hundreds of riders from around the world have com...

IOC President: Field Hockey Safe for Olympics

September 19, 2006

FIH president Els van Breda Vriesman presents the trophy to Germany. (Wolfgang Sternberger/FIH) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the sport of field hockey is safe for th...