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NHL Lockout Ends, Turin Olympics OK

July 13, 2005

Hockey is poised to return to venues across North America with the adoption of a new agreement between owners and players. This is GM Place in Vancouver, venue for the 2010 Ol...

Taekwondo Federation Merger Talks

June 22, 2005

Taekwondo at the Athens Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Talks that could lead to a merger of two of the international federations representing taekwondo will take place next week. The I...

Karate and Rugby Lead Race to Olympics

June 13, 2005

Action from the Rugby Sevens world champiionship in Hong Kong this year. The seven-a-side version of the sport is planned for the Olympics. (ATR) The chances for rugby and kar...

Olympic Sports Face Popularity Challenge

June 13, 2005

Athletics remains the king of the Olympic program in the various measures of popularity contained in the IOC report. (ATR) (ATR) The first-ever comprehensive review of the 28 ...

Olympics Sports Hold Gripe Session

June 07, 2005

(ATR) Leaders of the 28 summer Olympic sports are at work on a resolution aimed at protecting their interests in the upcoming IOC vote on which sports to include in the 2012 G...

Olympic Sports Feds: "Be Reasonable"

June 03, 2005

Denis Oswald will preside over a June 7 meeting of ASOIF in Geneva. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the association representing the sports in the Summer Olympics tells Around the Rin...

Olympic Sports Concerned About IOC Vote

April 28, 2005

The IOC is supposed to decide in July which sports will take part in the 2012 Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Whether itâ??s a revolt or a calm debriefing, the 28 summer Olympic sports ...

USA Seeks Return to Olympics Hoops Glory

April 28, 2005

Jerry Colangelo, new Managing Director of the USA Basketball Senior Men's National Team. (ATR) The CEO of the Phoenix Suns NBA team has been put in charge of the menâ??s baske...

Berlin Update: Olympics Sports Worries

April 18, 2005

ASF President Denis Oswald(L), and IOC President Rogge in Berlin. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques says he was not sending a message earlier today in...

Taekwondo Federation Chooses Reform

April 13, 2005

Dr. Chong-won Choue, new president of the World Taekwondo Federation (ATR) South Korean Chong-won Choue has won a convincing election for a four-year term as president of the ...

FIVB Exec Not Worried About Legal Claims

March 23, 2005

 (ATR) The chief executive for the international volleyball federation says he is not worried about a continuing inquiry from Swiss prosecutors over an error in FIVB financial...

Skating Chief: â??Successâ? for New Judging

March 19, 2005

ISU President Ottavio Cinquanta. Below, the rink at Luzhniki Sports Palace where sell-out crowds of about 12,000 are expected for this weekend’s final events. (ATR) (ATR) T...