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Kenyans Dominate Road Running Championships in Udine

October 15, 2007

Lornah Kiplagat winds through Renaissance Udine. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Running for the Netherlands, Lornah Kiplagat breaks an elite road race world record w...

Brief Notes: Rising Star Nawal El Moutawakel, Paralympic Awards for Turin, Jacques Rogge Travels for Olympic Truce

October 17, 2007

Nawal El Moutawakel's gold in 1984 was a first for an African Arab woman. (Getty Images)  IOC Member Now Sports Minister IOC member and hurdle champion Nawa...

Federations Roundup: Sportel, Beijing Tennis Test, Military World Championships

October 18, 2007

Pictured in a meeting with a television administrator at the Back Softball stand at Sportel are ISF TV Consultant Hal Uplinger (center) and ISF Director of C...

South Africa Wins Rugby Title

October 21, 2007

South Africa’s Percy Montgomery crashes into a camera at the world cup. (Getty Images).   (ATR) South Africa wins the Rugby World Cup, defeating England in ...

On the Scene in Chicago: "New Era" for Boxing

October 22, 2007

AIBA's new logo, launched Monday in Chicago. (ATR)    (ATR) New name, new logo: it’s all part of the new world of boxing – and they want the world to kno...

Boxing Begins in Chicago

October 23, 2007

At the opening ceremonies on Friday, Muhammad Ali, 1960 Olympic gold medalist made a surprise appearance with Chicago mayor Richard Daley.  (ATR) The 2007 ...

New EU Treaty Leaves WADA Role in Question

October 24, 2007

The new Reform Treaty text implies that sport is a social or cultural activity, not necessarily subject to EU economic legislation. (EC/Madrid)  (ATR) Meeti...

Federations Roundup: Triathlon, Squash, Baseball

October 24, 2007

ITU President Les McDonald.  New Triathlon President – in 2008 The International Triathlon Union could have a new president – but not for another year or so...

Shoplifting Boxers Banned for Life at World Championships, Referees Demoted

October 29, 2007

 (ATR) Shoplifting charges have led to lifetime bans for three boxers from Romania at the AIBA world championships, while four referees have been demoted f...

FIFA Ends World Cup Rotation

October 29, 2007

FIFA President Sepp Blatter indicates high bid interest for the 2018 World Cup. (Getty)  (ATR) FIFA says its policy of rotating the World Cup by continent i...

"Back Softball" Theme of ISF Congress

October 29, 2007

ISF President Don Porter. (ATR)  (ATR) International softball leaders are on their way home from the ISF Congress in Manila with new ideas of how to reinsta...

Update: Germany for 2011 Women's World Cup

October 30, 2007

FIFA president Sepp Blatter reveals a card reading Deutschland. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Germany ends October with a second Women's World Cup victory – hosting...