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IIHF World Champions: Canada

May 13, 2007

Eric Staal scored Canada's second goal. (IIHF)  (ATR) The International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships end with gold for Canada, silver for Finla...

Surfing, Other New Sports Needed for Olympics, Says Australian Olympics Leader

May 15, 2007

Surfing is a way to bring young audiences to the Olympics says John Coates. (ATR)   (ATR) Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates says the addi...

Press Release: AIBA Reform Committee Recommendations

May 17, 2007

 AIBA Reform Committee finalizes its recommendations May 16, 2007 – The AIBA Reform Committee completed its second and final meeting in Lausanne, Switzerla...

ATR Federations Update: Taekwondo Worlds, IAAF Prize Money

May 17, 2007

Changping Stadium, host site of the 2007 Taekwondo World Championships.  2009 WTF Worlds to Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark will host the 2009 Taekwondo Worl...

2016 Olympics Update: Rome, Chicago, Tokyo

May 21, 2007

Rome may pass on a 2016 Olympics bid. (ATR)   Rome Mayor Loses Olympic Ardor The failure of Italy to win the bid for the 2012 UEFA championship is one ...

Tokyo Host for 2011 Gymnastics Champs

May 22, 2007

 (ATR) Tokyo will host the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships, beating two other contenders for the qualifying event for the London Olympics. Prague and M...

Boxing Chief Visits Chicago for World Champs Preparations

May 24, 2007

AIBA President C.K. Wu at the podium, Mayor Richard Daley to the left. (Antonio Dickey, City of Chicago)  (ATR) The president of the International Amateur B...

ATR Federations Roundup: Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Boxing

May 25, 2007

Tokyo will be the host city for the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships.  World Gymnastics Championships Awarded Tokyo will host the 2011 World Gymnastics C...

London Update: Olympics in Question for British Basketballers

May 26, 2007

 (ATR) Britain’s chances of playing as hosts of the 2012 Olympic basketball tournament are under threat because of a dispute between the UK government and ...

FIFA News: Altitude Ban, Congress Opens

May 29, 2007

The national stadium in Quito would be off limits for international matches under new FIFA rules.  (ATR) FIFA faces criticism from Latin America countries f...

Press Release: Softball Regional Training Center Agreement

May 29, 2007

 REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER AGREEMENT SIGNED Santo Domingo on Friday officially became the location of a regional training center for softball, continuing th...

U.S. Olympic Committee Can’t Get Federation President Into Cuba

May 31, 2007

Don Porter heads the only international sports federation in the Olympics with headquarters in the U.S. (ATR)  (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee may be able ...