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FIG Clears Chinese Gymnasts in Beijing, But Not Sydney

October 01, 2008

The members of China’s gold medal squad in the team gymnastics event were found to be of legal age to compete in the Beijing Olympics. (FIG) An investigation by the internatio...

Fight Against Doping -- IOC Official Testifies in Greece, French No-Show in Trial, VANOC Plans 2,400 Tests

October 01, 2008

Patrick Schamasch said his testimony will help the investigation into Greek doping. (ATR)IOC Testifies in Greek Doping Case IOC Medical Director Patrick Schamasch appeared in ...

London Update--Building a Bridge, NBC Planning

September 30, 2008

The Olympic stadium site is in the background, Thornton's Field in the middle and the River Lea in the foreground.(ODA)  Progress on Olympic Park Bridge Project A railway depo...

World Briefs: Moynihan Visits Sydney, Neben Rides Away with Gold, Early Start for Spring Training

September 27, 2008

BOA chair Colin Moynihan will be in Sydney Monday to meet with AOC chief John Coates. (Getty Images)BOA Chief in Sydney British Olympic Association chair Colin Moynihan visits...

FIFA Report -- Georgia Rejoins World Cup Map, Croatia Racks up Fines

September 26, 2008

A spectator encourages "Peace for Georgia" at the Georgia-Ireland World Cup qualifying match in Mainz, Germany. (Getty Images) Tbilisi to Host World Cup Qualifier World footba...

World Forum Seeks Ways to Reach Youth

September 25, 2008

Finding ways to revive the flagging interest of youth for sport is one of the aims of the latest IOC World Forum on Sport, Education and Culture underway in Busan, South Korea...

World Briefs – WADA Talks Banned Substances, Hackett to Host, ITU Changes World Championships

September 20, 2008

WADA to Discuss 2009 Prohibited List, Privacy The WADA Executive Committee will meet Saturday in Montreal to discuss and approve the 2009 List of Prohibited Substances. The li...

Fight Against Doping -- IPC Unhappy, Tour Riders Retested

September 19, 2008

Ahmed Coskun was sent home by the German Olympic Sports Union after he failed a drug test at the Beijing Paralympics. He was one of four Paralympians to fail drug tests, the o...

Olympic Briefs: New Board Members at USOC, Changes for Olympic Sponsors

September 18, 2008

McDonald's says Chicago bid could play a role in the sponsorship's future. (Getty Images) USOC Appoints two new Board Members Ursula M. Burns, president of Xerox Corporation, ...

FIFA Report - Blatter Visits South Africa, Mbeki

September 18, 2008

FIFA President Sepp Blatter greets construction workers during a visit through Greenpoint football stadium in Cape Town.(Getty Images)Blatter Affirms South Africa World Cup Pr...

Cricket and Rugby Vie for Olympic Attention

September 14, 2008

Rugby's first goal is to reach the Olympic program for the 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images)(ATR) Cricket and rugby, sports closely associated with British heritage, could both be...

Canoe Federation Weathers Storm, Plots New Course

September 10, 2008

Elena Kaliska of Slovakia continued the country's dominance in slalom by taking gold in the women's Single Kayak K1 slalom. (Getty Images) The International Canoe Federation's...