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FIFA Executive Committee Wrapup

December 08, 2006

CONCACAF President Jack Warner.  Warner Warned in Black Market Ticket CaseThe FIFA Executive Committee says it disapproves of vice president Jack Warne...

Brazil Wins FIVB World Championship

December 04, 2006

Brazil's Giba wins $100,000 as tournament MVP. (ATR) Brazil successfully defends its title at the FIVB Men's World Volleyball Championships, ending a month of competition in J...

FIFA Allows Iran to Play in Asian Games

November 27, 2006

 (ATR) FIFA President Sepp Blatter says Iran will be able to play in the Asian Games tournament that begins this week. He says a FIFA ban on international play for Iran has be...

Volleyball Update: World Champs, FIVB Challenges

November 27, 2006

The FIVB Men's World Championship ends on Dec. 3. National Olympic Committees Target VolleyballReacting to complaints from around the world about the FIVB, Association of Nati...

Federation Roundup: FIFA, Sailing, New Websites

November 25, 2006

 FIFA President Named Honorary Real Madrid MemberFIFA President Sepp Blatter was named an honorary member of Real Madrid this week. Blatter also met with team president Ramon ...

Guatemala Charms for Modern Pentathlon

November 16, 2006

Fencing was one of the events on the opening day of the modern pentathlon world championships. (ATR) (ATR) Athletes, coaches and officials tell Around the Rings that so far th...

Blatter: 2010 World Cup Sure for South Africa

November 14, 2006

FIFA president Sepp Blatter. (ATR) FIFA president Sepp Blatter says there are no plans to move the 2010 World Cup from South Africa.In an interview with Germany?s Sport Bild, ...

IAAF OK's Olympic Marathon Sked, Algeria Suspended

November 14, 2006

The IAAF Council meets in Monaco, headquarters for the federation. (ATR) Women's Marathon ScheduleThe IAAF Council has accepted the request of the IOC to switch the time of th...

Powell, Richards, Win 2006 IAAF Honors

November 13, 2006

IAAF Athletes of the Year Sanya Richards and Asafa Powell. (ATR) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell and American Sanya Richards are the winners of the 2006 IAAF Athlete of the Yea...

IOC Sees Positives in Boxing Vote

November 10, 2006

CK Wu with IOC Sports Director Kelly Fairweather. (ATR) (ATR) The new president of AIBA says he will "put all of shameful past" behind for the boxing federation, while a key I...

Boxing Federation Votes For Reform

November 04, 2006

C.K. Wu, left, with Anwar Chowdhry after the vote. (ATR) (ATR) The day began with the discovery of a body of an international boxing federation delegate in a hotel elevator sh...

C. K. Wu Wins Boxing Presidency

November 04, 2006

C. K. Wu, boxing's new president. (ATR) C. K. Wu of Chinese Taipei has been elected president of AIBA, the international boxing federation. The vote was 83-79. Wu defeated Anw...