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Federations

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...

Olympics Boxing At Stake in AIBA Election

November 03, 2006

"Legend of the World" reads the campaign poster for Anwar Chowdhry outside the AIBA Congress. (ATR) (ATR) A divided international boxing federation is poised to hold a preside...

Cuba Plea for Olympic Baseball

October 31, 2006

Jose Ramon Fernandez with IOC President Jacques Rogge in a 2003 photo. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is on his way to Havana where Cuban Olympics leaders will press ...

Boxing President Faces Financial Questions

October 30, 2006

Anwar Chowdhry hopes to serve a sixth term as AIBA president. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the international boxing federation could face questions about finances this week, d...

FIVB World Championships

October 30, 2006

Italy celebrates its 2002 Championship. (FIVB) (ATR) The 2006 FIVB World Championships begin on Oct. 31 as 24 men's teams and 24 women's teams compete for top honors in Japan....

Acosta Wins Volleyball Vote

October 25, 2006

Ruben Acosta is elected to a new four-year term as FIVB President. (ATR) FIVB President Ruben Acosta will serve a sixth term as president of the international federation, elec...

FIVB Condemns Critics, Acosta Heads to Victory

October 23, 2006

Ruben Acosta speaks at the opening of the FIVB Congress in Tokyo. (ATR) The FIVB Congress in Tokyo opens with condemnation of an insurgent group, the stage set for reelection ...

ATR Federations Roundup

October 22, 2006

 World Gymnastics ChampionshipsChina swept the team competitions at the FIG World Gymnastics championships in Aarhus, Denmark for the first time in the country's history. Foll...

Two Left in Bout for Boxing Presidency

October 02, 2006

 (ATR) The battle for the presidency of international boxing federation AIBA is down to two candidates with the withdrawal of Gafur Rakhimov. In a letter to IOC President Jacq...

Olympics Sport World Championships Weekend

September 29, 2006

The Lingotto Oval during the Turin Olympics. (ATR) Santo Domingo Hosts WeightliftingFor the first time since 1973, the IWF World Weightlifting Championships are being held in ...

Swimming Change Certain for Beijing Olympics

September 25, 2006

 Swimming, Gymnastics Changes Confirmed?While official word is still to come from the IOC, media attending this week's World Press Briefing are being told to expect swimming f...

Australia Women Basketball World Champs

September 25, 2006

Penny Taylor was named most valuable player for the tournament. (FIBA) (ATR) For the first time ever, Australia is the winner of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Championship...