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Olympics Leaders Meet on Autonomy of Sport

February 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge will lead the two-day summit on autonomy of sport. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge wil...

Sports Leaders Urged to Unite Against Political Pressures

February 12, 2008

(ATR) National Olympic committees and international sports federations must put their house in order to protect the autonomy of the Olympic and sports movement, a leading IOC ...

IOC Takes Action to Protect Autonomy of Sport

February 12, 2008

IOC president Jacques Rogge urged NOCs and federations to act quickly on the action plan approved at the conference. (ATR) ...

Russian Government Backs FISA, Congressional Testimony, UK Athletics Wants Lifetime Drugs Ban

February 14, 2008

Russian Government Sides with FISA The Russian Minister of Sport has sided with the International Rowing Federation’s demand that the national federation clean house after two...

Luge Concerns for Youth Olympic Games 2012 Bids

February 14, 2008

(ATR) With the bid process for the winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012 starting in three weeks, concerns have been raised about the lack of luge tracks worldwide, which could p...

Handball Federations Take Dispute to Court

February 17, 2008

(ATR) Leaders of handball governing bodies tell Around the Rings they will settle disputes relating to Olympic qualifying tournaments at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. ...

Laureus Sports Awards Honor Several Olympians

February 18, 2008

Shaun White skis on his way to a gold medal at the Winter X Games in January. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Olympians won 50 percent of the Laureus Sports Awards Mo...

Federations Roundup: Boxing, Equestrian, Triathlon, Softball

February 20, 2008

The AIBA Executive Board agreed to unity in Busan. (AIBA) Boxers of the World Unite Unity is the key message to come out of the International Boxing Feder...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

February 24, 2008

Canadian Olympic Committee Communications Coordinator Closing: February 27 The COC’s communications department is seeking a dynamic, experienced Coordi...

Federations Roundup: Russian Rowing Reforms on the Right Track

February 28, 2008

"We want to fix this as soon as we are able," admits Matt Smith of FISA, who acknowledges that the Russian doping scandals have hurt the image of...

Rogge Leaves Vancouver with High Hopes for 2010 Olympics, No Hope for Women’s Ski Jumping

February 28, 2008

IOC Coordination Commission chair Rene Fasel with Jacques Rogge during a stop on their tour in Vancouver. (ATR/B.Mackin)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge ...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities across the Olympic Movement

March 02, 2008

(ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. This week's Golden Opportunities includes positions with three UK national go...