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Athens Hosts Sixth Edition of SportAccord

June 02, 2008

(ATR) The upcoming Beijing Olympics and a new formula for sharing Olympic TV revenue with the U.S. will be among the hot topics at SportAccord Entry to th...

On the Scene -- Federations Push for New Revenue-Sharing Formula

June 02, 2008

FIBA's Bob Elphinston is among the federation leaders that wants what he calls a better balance in NOC funding. (ATR) ...

FIFA Report -- Football Bigger than Politics, Says Blatter

June 03, 2008

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says "no one would bother football" if a World Cup is held in China. (Getty Images)  Football a Positive Political ForceWorld fo...

World Briefs-- Obama Stumps for Chicago 2016, Bubka, Archery President for IOC

June 07, 2008

Presidential nominee Barack Obama said he would like to bring the Olympics to Chicago. (Chicago 2016)  Obama Suprises Chicago 2016 RallyJust days after lock...

Fight Against Doping -- Gatlin to Sue for Olympic Spot, World Champion Cyclist Apologizes for Cocaine

June 12, 2008

Justin Gatlin claims that his suspension violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. (ATR)  Gatlin to Sue USADA After losing his appeal of a positive drug...

FIFA Report-- Euro 2008, North Korea vs. South Korea

June 14, 2008

Despite losing out on the 2016 Olympics, Qatar will bid for the 2018 World Cup. (ATR) Qatar Weighs Up World Cup Bid Chances Doha's failure to make the IOC...

World Briefs— USOC Board Nominations, UCI Suspends French Cycling Federation

June 14, 2008

The USOC is looking for two new members for its Board of Directors. Nominations Open for USOC Board The search is on for two people to serve as independen...

Fight Against Doping -- Greeks Banned, Passports Approved

June 19, 2008

Greece will compete in weightlifting at the Beijing Olympics, but it will take heavy lifting to medal with top contenders banned for two years. (Getty Ima...

FIFA Report: FIFA Will Move Matches without Stadium Repairs

April 08, 2008

Footballers from Congo such as Fortuna Herbie will likely have to play away from home. (Getty Images) Stadium Woes in ...

Federations Roundup: Baseball, Softball Lobby NOCs

April 11, 2008

IBAF President Harvey Schiller says he is committed to bringing the best players in the world to the 2016 Games. (ATR / A. Stavrinos) Baseball, Softball F...

Greek Doping and New Equine Doping Controls

April 12, 2008

Riders will be held accountable for positive doping tests on horses. (Getty Images) Weightlifting Coach at Fault Says Gr...

FIFA Report: FIFA Head Opposes UEFA, Doesn't Support Olympics Boycott

April 19, 2008

Sepp Blatter and Liu Peng will be at Sunday's Olympic football tournaments draw. (Getty Images)  Blatter in Beijing for Olympics Tournament Draw FIFA Presid...