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Press Release: IOC President Supports AIBA

June 15, 2007

 IOC President declares full support for Boxing June 15, 2007 – The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr. Jacques Rogge declared on Fr...

Cool Reactions to Olympics Skateboarding

June 15, 2007

IOC coordination commission leader Denis Oswald declines to say if he talked to London 2012 about skateboarding this week. (ATR)  (ATR) The possibility of s...

Wu Says AIBA Makes History With Meeting

June 15, 2007

C.K. Wu: “These two days in Lausanne have really given a clear picture for the future of boxing.” (ATR)  (ATR) International boxing federation president C.K...

Roller Sports Federation Left Out of Olympics Skateboard Plan

June 20, 2007

 (ATR) The International Federation for Roller Sports says it is “shocked” by moves to add skateboard to the 2012 Olympics without any consultation. While ...

Press Release: 2 Bronze Medals to be Awarded in Taekwondo Competition at Olympic Games

June 21, 2007

 The number of bronze medals to be awarded in the taekwondo competition at the Olympic Games will be expanded to two starting with the 2008 Beijing Olympic...

ATR Federations Roundup: Taekwondo, 2010 World Cup, Badminton

June 21, 2007

 WTF Comments on Iraqi Team Tragedy The World Taekwondo Federation sent a letter to Iraqi Taekwondo president Alaa Sharhan Zubon after the remains of 13 at...

FIFA Update: Continental Rotation, Altitude Match Ban

June 26, 2007

 (ATR) FIFA could decide to abandon its regional rotation of World Cup sites after the 2014 edition due to the tournament's massive growth in popularity wo...

Softball Launches Campaign for Olympics Return

June 27, 2007

"We are doing whatever it takes. That is our commitment” says ISF president Don Porter. (ATR)  (ATR) Expanding softball into 150 countries could hold the ke...

Federations Roundup: FIFA Altitude Ban, Sailing World Championships

June 28, 2007

The national stadium in La Paz is still off-limits under the revised altitude rule.  FIFA Revises Altitude Ban FIFA has modified its altitude ban, which or...

Federations Roundup: Sailing, Badminton, Alpine Skiing

July 06, 2007

Racers on day one of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Cascais. (PT Vela/ ISAF)  Sailing World Championships Start in Portugal Racing competitions at ...

FIFA Lifts High-Altitude Ban on Bolivia Capital

July 07, 2007

Sepp Blatter expects to get in trouble with the FIFA medical service for the La Paz waiver, he quipped to IOC delegates in Guatemala City. (Getty)  (ATR) I...

Press Release: FITA Congress Targets the Future

July 10, 2007

 FITA Congress targets the future The 47th FITA Congress was hosted in Leipzig on July 5-6 and made history in adopting the Archery World Plan for 2007-201...