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Federations

Volleyball Federation Faces New Fire

March 07, 2006

Jean-Pierre Seppey, former FIVB secretary general. (ATR) On the eve of a trial over corruption charges, leaders FIVB, the international volleyball federation, now face a civil...

Baseball Classic Heads to Americas

March 05, 2006

 (ATR) The World Baseball Classic heads to the Americas this week for the next series of games in the opening round of play. The Asian leg of the WBC finished Sunday with Kore...

International Federations Update

March 02, 2006

 (ATR) A job opening at ASOIF, Turkish Air Sponsors archery and basketball world championship tickets go on sale this month. More in the Around the Rings review of news from t...

Softball President: Unfair Olympics Vote

February 17, 2006

ISF President Don Porter says he talked to 70 IOC members to urge their support of softball. (ATR) (ATR) A week after softball lost the chance to rejoin the Olympics in 2012, ...

Cycling Championships in Salzburg

September 20, 2006

 Salzburg Host for World ChampionshipsThe UCI Road World Championships will run through the streets of Salzburg this weekend. Hundreds of riders from around the world have com...

IOC President: Field Hockey Safe for Olympics

September 19, 2006

FIH president Els van Breda Vriesman presents the trophy to Germany. (Wolfgang Sternberger/FIH) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the sport of field hockey is safe for th...

Badminton Start for Madrid 2016 Olympics Bid

September 18, 2006

The Palacio de Deportes is the venue for the badminton championships. (ATR) (ATR) The 15th IBF World Badminton Championships are underway in Madrid, an event which the city's ...

$1 Million for Olympic Archery

September 13, 2006

Jim Easton was president of FITA for 16 years and now serves as honorary president. (ATR) (ATR) A $1 million gift from Jim Easton, IOC member and former president of FITA, the...

Brazil Hosts FIBA Women's Championships

September 11, 2006

 (ATR) The flag of Brazil rises over the 2006 FIBA World Championships for Women this week. Competition starts September 12 and run through September 23. The championship is t...

Olympics Federations News

September 09, 2006

 US, Cuba Qualify for Olympic BaseballThe United States and Cuba baseball teams both earned spots in the 2008 Olympics at the Americas Qualifying Tournament, which concluded t...

On to Kentucky for World Equestrian Games

September 04, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge with the FEI President Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein during a visit Saturday. (K. Houghton) (ATR) The 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, German...

Olympic Federations News: Rowing, Softball, Soccer

August 31, 2006

Athletes at the 2006 World Rowing Championships. (FISA/ Getty Images) FISA Congress Selects Rowing ChampionshipsLake Karapiro, New Zealand will host the 2010 World Rowing Cham...