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World Briefs – Nuzman, Hickey Win Reelection, Ski Jumping Lawsuit, Chinese Athletes Raise Money for Quake

October 03, 2008

Patrick Hickey approaches his final term with Olympic Council of Ireland. (ATR)Patrick Hickey Heads to Final Term in Ireland Olympic Council of Ireland President Patrick Hick...

Olympic Briefs - NHL and Gretzky Out, Olympian's Home Attacked, Pound on Beijing

September 17, 2008

Olympics hockey probably won’t include NHL players after Vancouver. (Getty)NHL executive say the league won’t play in the Olympics after 2010…the home of the Olympic marathon ...

On the Scene -- Athlete Village Offers Tangible, Intangible Comforts

September 15, 2008

Athletes occupy the bottom three floors of the Paralympic Village. (Getty Images) All Compliments for the Village The verdict on the Paralympic Village is nearly universal: gr...

World Briefs: Powell Strives for World Record and Olympians Give Back

September 13, 2008

Event LogoWorld Athletics Final, Minus Bolt Stuttgart plays host to the IAAF World Athletics Final this weekend, a two-day meeting that carries $3 million in prize money. The ...

Olympic Briefs: Rogge on European Sports, Israeli Could Face Inquiry

September 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge wants sport to speak as a single voice in negotiations over the role of sport in the European Union. (ATR)Rogge Convenes Summit on EU and Sport IOC...

Olympics Briefs: Media Rules Expire in China, Phelps at the Big Board, Usain Goes Home

September 09, 2008

Foreign media film the Beijing Games emblem in Tiananmen Square on Aug. 3, 2008. China's relaxed media policy is set to expire in October. (Getty Images)Olympic Rules for Jour...

Canoe Federation Weathers Storm, Plots New Course

September 10, 2008

Elena Kaliska of Slovakia continued the country's dominance in slalom by taking gold in the women's Single Kayak K1 slalom. (Getty Images) The International Canoe Federation's...

On the Scene in Beijing -- Media Outnumber Athletes at Paralympics

September 08, 2008

(ATR) Beijing marks the first Paralympics where media outnumber athletes, thanks to an army of host country reporters. A total of 6,325 broadcast and print media are accredite...

World Briefs--London Couple Refuses to Pay Olympic Tax

September 06, 2008

 London Couple Refuses to Pay Olympic Tax A London couple will land in court on Sept. 15 after refusing to pay tax of less than $50 unless all British citizens ante up. "It is...

Insider Q&A -- Agent Evan Morgenstein of PMG Sports

September 01, 2008

(ATR) Agent Evan Morgenstein is best known for his representation of world-class swimmers and, indeed, many recent stars emerging from Beijing’s Water Cube pool are his client...

Media Watch -- The Cost of the Olympics and the Winners and Losers of the Games

September 01, 2008

IOC member and vice president Thomas Bach tells Der Spiegel that there are two delusions in Olympic sport: that it is not involved with money and not involved with politics. T...

The NBC Olympics -- A Phelps Major and Frolics in the Fountain

August 26, 2008

(ATR) NBC, U.S. rights holder for the Olympics, can brag deservedly about record audiences from the Games notes ATR’s Steve Woodward in a review of the network’s coverage. Woo...