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Olympics Sports Hold Gripe Session

June 07, 2005

(ATR) Leaders of the 28 summer Olympic sports are at work on a resolution aimed at protecting their interests in the upcoming IOC vote on which sports to include in the 2012 G...

Olympic Sports Feds: "Be Reasonable"

June 03, 2005

Denis Oswald will preside over a June 7 meeting of ASOIF in Geneva. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the association representing the sports in the Summer Olympics tells Around the Rin...

Olympic Sports Concerned About IOC Vote

April 28, 2005

The IOC is supposed to decide in July which sports will take part in the 2012 Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Whether itâ??s a revolt or a calm debriefing, the 28 summer Olympic sports ...

USA Seeks Return to Olympics Hoops Glory

April 28, 2005

Jerry Colangelo, new Managing Director of the USA Basketball Senior Men's National Team. (ATR) The CEO of the Phoenix Suns NBA team has been put in charge of the menâ??s baske...

Berlin Update: Olympics Sports Worries

April 18, 2005

ASF President Denis Oswald(L), and IOC President Rogge in Berlin. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques says he was not sending a message earlier today in...

Taekwondo Federation Chooses Reform

April 13, 2005

Dr. Chong-won Choue, new president of the World Taekwondo Federation (ATR) South Korean Chong-won Choue has won a convincing election for a four-year term as president of the ...

FIVB Exec Not Worried About Legal Claims

March 23, 2005

 (ATR) The chief executive for the international volleyball federation says he is not worried about a continuing inquiry from Swiss prosecutors over an error in FIVB financial...

Skating Chief: â??Successâ? for New Judging

March 19, 2005

ISU President Ottavio Cinquanta. Below, the rink at Luzhniki Sports Palace where sell-out crowds of about 12,000 are expected for this weekend’s final events. (ATR) (ATR) T...

Fasel: Lockout Bad For Hockey, Olympics

February 17, 2005

(ATR) The cancellation of the NHL season is "not good for hockey", but it may not mean that NHL players will skip the Turin Olympics the president of the International Ice Hoc...

Montreal Reclaims Swimming Championships

February 10, 2005

Back from extinction: the beluga whale mascot of the Montreal swimming championships, which will be the first in North America. (ATR) The FINA Bureau has reversed itself and w...

D-Day Arrives for FINA World Champs City

February 06, 2005

FINA President Mustapha Larfaoui says he can't say whether Montreal has any hope of reclaiming the championships (ATR) FINA President Mustapha Larfaoui tells Around the Rings ...

Greek Olympians Wait for Verdicts

January 31, 2005

IOC Communications Director Giselle Davies holds the credentials of sprinters Kenteris and Thanou, as well as their coach and manager, handed in during the first week of the A...