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By the Book -- 2016 Security

August 30, 2009

Rio proposes the highest budget for security, while Chicago proposes the lowest. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madr...

By the Book: 2016 Medical

August 28, 2009

Each bid city will provide free medical care for the Olympic and Paralympic Families. (Getty Images)Madrid and Tokyo will provide free repatriation for the Olympic and Paraly...

By the Book: 2016 Immigration / Customs

August 27, 2009

All bid cities will ensure the entrance of Olympic accredited people. (Getty Images)Each bid city has specified which agencies oversee immigration and customs. In this insta...

By the Book: 2016 Gateway Airport

August 26, 2009

Every bid city propose additional airports, but Tokyo is the only city that proposes two gateway airports. (Getty Images)Only one bid city propose two gateway airports for th...

Judo World Championships Opens

August 26, 2009

The IJF World Championships take place through Aug.30 in Rotterdam. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)(ATR) The first medals are being awarded in the 2009 Judo World Championships, underwa...

"Fantastic" Athletics World Championships End

August 25, 2009

IAAF president Lamine Diack called the world championships "fantastic". (Getty Images) (ATR) The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics lived up to its slogan "Have a Good...

IOC, Winter Sports Chiefs Make Final Vancouver Inspection

August 25, 2009

The IOC inspectors will visit BC Place Stadium. (ATR) A crucial review of plans for the Vancouver Olympics is underway from the IOC Coordination Commission. Commission chairma...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Rowing Worlds Open; BOCOG Closes

August 24, 2009

The world rowing championships are underway in Poznan, Poland. (Getty Images)Rowing Worlds Open in PolandThe world’s best rowers will compete for medals this week at the world...

Athletics Able to Weather Economic Downturn

August 24, 2009

Toyota was one of the seven sponsors for the IAAF world championships in Berlin. (ATR/Panasonic: Lumix) (ATR) IAAF Marketing Director Luis Carulla tells Around the Rings that ...

Judo Plans Lausanne Move to Raise Global Profile

August 24, 2009

Marius Vizer believes the IJF’s move to Lausanne will boost judo’s status as a summer Olympic sport (ATR/Mark Bisson)(ATR) The president of the International Judo Federation t...

Olympic Newsdesk - IAAF Ends, Judo Fed in Rotterdam, Pan Am Games Evaluation

August 22, 2009

The Best in Judo Come to Rotterdam World judo chiefs meet in The Netherlands Sunday for their annual congress ahead of the World Judo Championships starting next week. On the ...

By the Book: 2016 IOC Hotel

August 22, 2009

Three of the four bid cities propose multiple IOC hotels. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and...