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Andean Countries Prepare Protest on FIFA Ban

June 06, 2007

Bolivian president Evo Morales hosts representatives from five Andean nations to protest FIFA’s altitude ban.  (ATR) Representatives from five Andean nation...

Push to Resolve British Basketball Crisis

June 06, 2007

 (ATR) Britain’s first appearance in basketball at the Olympics since 1948 is still uncertain over a dispute between the U.K. government and international ...

Federations Roundup: IOC President Trip, Softball Guide, 2009 Boxing Candidates

June 07, 2007

From l-r: Gilbert Felli, Lamine Diack, Jacques Rogge, and Pierre Weiss at IAAF Headquarters in Monte Carlo. (IAAF)  IOC President Visits IAAF IOC president ...

Force Out: Baseball Federation Director Replaced

June 08, 2007

Miqel Ortin has stepped down as IBAF executive director. (ATR)  (ATR) The head of the International Baseball Federation the campaign to bring baseball back ...

Linsi Resigns as FIFA General Secretary

June 12, 2007

 (ATR) Urs Linsi has resigned as general secretary of FIFA after five years, leaving as the federation heads towards a new organizational structure. "Dr. U...

More House Cleaning for Olympics Boxing Federation

June 13, 2007

Suspended AIBA secretary general Caner Doganeli and ex-president Anwar Chowdry at the AIBA Congress in November. (ATR)   (ATR) The past president of the in...

Press Release: Boxing Federation Expels Secretary General, Sanctions for Ex-President

June 14, 2007

 AIBA takes major action as part of reform process June 14, 2007 – The International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) Executive Committee took a significant ste...

Federation Roundup: Boxing Bans Ex-President

June 14, 2007

Caner Doganeli says he plans to fight his expulsion as AIBA secretary general. (ATR)  Chowdry, Doganeli Banned from AIBA The International Boxing Associati...

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 ...