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Landslide victory as HRH Princess Haya re-elected to FEI Presidency

November 05, 2010

HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR) was today re-elected as President of the FEI at the Federation’s General Assembly in Taipei in a landslide victory in the first round of vot...

PyeongChang Heeds IOC Warning; Sailing Plots 2016 Program

November 04, 2010

No Conflicts of Interest, PyeongChang Pledges PyeongChang 2018 leadership says the bid will heed an IOC warning to avoid any potential conflicts of interest. The AP repo...

London Latest: No Bid for 2015 Athletics, 2017 Sure Thing

November 04, 2010

Olympic Stadium Uncertainty Dooms World Athletics Bid London has withdrawn from the running to host the 2015 World Athletics Championships because of uncertainty over th...

German Government Backs Munich; Afghan Sport Growing; Kobe for London

November 03, 2010

Federal Backing for Munich 2018 Munich 2018 now boasts support from all levels of German government. The Federal Cabinet voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of the bi...

Haya in Battle for Re-election as Equestrian Federation President

November 03, 2010

Princess Haya is the incumbent FEI president, pictured here at Ascot. (Getty Images) (ATR) Princess Haya tells Around the Rings she plans to deliver a more unified Internati...

Almaty 2011 Chief Ousted; Fencing World Championships; Istanbul, Indian Bids

November 02, 2010

New Leadership for 2011 Asian Winter Games The head of the Asian Winter Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan has been replaced after officials inspecting sporting facilities last we...

Boxing Fed Hosts Tranquil Elections

November 02, 2010

Wu speaks to AIBA delegates after his second term was confirmed by acclamation. (ATR) Applause for Wu C.K. Wu returns for a second term as president of the International...

Turmoil Said to Cost Major Sponsor for Boxing

November 01, 2010

FedEx Said to Reject Boxing Sponsorship While the challenge filed against the legality of this week’s AIBA Congress was rejected last week by a Swiss court, the wrangling i...

Rowing World Champs; Congresses for Canoe, Equestrian, Gymnastics

November 01, 2010

Frenchmen Cedric Berrest and Julien Bahain held off German world champs Eric Knittel and Stephan Krueger in the men’s double skulls. (FISA) Busy Day for Rowing World Champs ...

On the Scene: Boxing in Almaty - World Series Exhibition, New Scoring, Elections Ahead for AIBA

October 31, 2010

An exhibition in Almaty for the World Series of Boxing. The series starts in November. (ATR) (ATR) An exhibition match in Almaty for the World Series of Boxing on the eve of ...

Federations Roundup -- Two World Cup Votes a Mistake; Rowing World Champs

October 29, 2010

Joint Vote on 2018/2022 World Cups a Mistake, Blatter Says FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the decision to hold a joint vote for the 2018 and 2022 was not “the right thing...

Stiff Competition for London 2012 Volunteers; Sustainability Concerns for LOCOG

October 29, 2010

Competition Fierce for London 2012 Volunteer Program More than 240,000 applicants are in the running for 70,000 spots as London 2012 volunteers. London 2012’s first volunt...