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Science Trust Eyes London Olympic Park; Visa Fixes 2012 Ticketing Glitch

March 17, 2011

Science Trust Eyes Bulk of Olympic Park A biomedical research fund wants to buy the bulk of Olympic Park after the London Summer Games. British PM David Cameron wants to t...

New Chapter for NBC, Olympics on U.S. TV

March 09, 2011

(ATR) With U.S. broadcast rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics finally headed for the auction block, NBC’s long reign under the rings faces an uncertain future. The firs...

New Chapter for Olympics on U.S. TV

March 10, 2011

The Last Time Around If the procedure is the same as the one used for the last round in 2003, a series of preliminary meetings would be held with all the interested parti...

Testimony Ahead for Disgraced Greek Sprinter; Olympic Park Airspace Restrictions

March 08, 2011

Kenteris Absent as Thanou Appears in Court Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou is expected to testify next week after making a rare court appearance on Tuesday. In this Aug. 20...

Sheikh Ahmad Eyes Reelection; Somali Soccer Players Among Bombing Victims

February 21, 2011

Sheikh Ahmad Announces OCA Reelection Bid Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah will stand for reelection as president of the Olympic Council of Asia. Sheikh Ahmad is an IOC mem...

NBC TV Rights Bid Not Certain; SportAccord Question Time; New USOC Sponsor

February 17, 2011

NBC Chief Casts Doubt Upon TV Rights Bid Comcast isn’t sure the Olympics are worth NBC’s money anymore. “We are here to make money," NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke said...

Olympic Newsdesk -- U.S. TV Rights; Rogge in Czech Republic; Rugby Sevens

February 15, 2011

U.S. TV Rights Deal on Horizon The IOC’s lead negotiator says he expects to award U.S. broadcast rights by July. Richard Carrion (left) is leading the negotiations for a n...

New Deadline for Panama; Qatar Scores Another Bidding Upset

January 27, 2011

Dispute Drags On Between Panamanian "NOCs" Panamanian sports leaders are working to resolve differences ahead of an April deadline newly extended by the IOC. Mario Vazquez...

Ghana Considers Lawsuit Against IOC; UN Secretary General to IOC; Beach Volleyball Venue

January 18, 2011

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has yet to receive a threatened appeal from the Ghana Olympic Committee over its suspension from the IOC. The flag of Ghana c...

Russian Sports Spending; Strong National Support for Munich; Pan Ams Costs Increase

January 18, 2011

Spending Skyrockets for Russian Sports Development Russia is taking its sporting development seriously ahead of Sochi 2014. Vladimir Putin said Russia has some catching up...

GM, BMW and NBC Ink Olympic Partnership; EDF Energy Renames London Eye

January 15, 2011

GM, BMW and NBC Ink Exclusive Partnership for London Olympics General Motors is the only U.S. carmaker that will screen ads during NBC’s coverage of London 2012. A par...

Innsbruck 2012, IOC Congress Actions on Executive Board Agenda

January 11, 2011

(ATR) Preparations for the next three Olympics and first winter Youth Olympic Games, as well as actions on the recommendations from the 2009 Congress, top the agenda for the I...