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Chicago calling or roll on Rio?

September 03, 2009

Deciding the host city for an Olympics used to be a far simpler affair. The International Olympic Committee would gather, discuss some locations, reject Detroit (seven times!)...

What Next for Olympic Sports Hopefuls?

September 03, 2009

By Ed HulaCourtesy of Around the Ringswww.aroundtherings.comThe way may be cleared for golf and rugby to join the 2016 Olympics.May be.But is all hope lost for any other sport...

MLK III relays lessons from '96 Games

September 03, 2009

By Cheryl BurtonAugust 27, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Martin Luther King III brought his Olympic experience from Atlanta to Chicago on Thursday.He is backing the city's push to...

Cash crunch causing tension

September 03, 2009

Not long ago, it seemed like organizers of the 2010 Winter Games had constructed a gold-medal model on how to put on an Olympics.New sports facilities in Vancouver and Whistle...

Sebastian Coe an outsider in long IOC race to succeed Jacques Rogge

September 03, 2009

Jacques Rogge plans to stand down as an active member of the International Olympic Committee when his 12-year tenure as president ends in 2013. Rogge, set to be re-elected uno...

Officials dispute Rogge's criticism

September 03, 2009

Vancouver Olympic organizers are refuting a suggestion from International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge that they aren't doing enough to promote the 2010 Winter Ga...

Organizers Rally Support For Chicago's Olympic Bid

August 18, 2009

Organizers of Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics have spent more than a month traveling to neighborhoods to explain the city's plan and drum up support.Chicago is ...

Organizers Rally Support For Chicago's Olympic Bid

August 18, 2009

Organizers of Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics have spent more than a month traveling to neighborhoods to explain the city's plan and drum up support.Chicago is ...

Rogge ready to stand down as Olympic chief

August 18, 2009

Jacques Rogge, the president of the International Olympic Committee, says that, following the 2012 London Olympics, he is ready to stand down as the head of the most influenti...

Rogge ready to stand down as IOC chief after London 2012

August 18, 2009

Rogge succeeded Juan Antonio Samaranch in 2001 and is expected to be reelected to a four-year term at the IOC Congress in Copenhagen later this year.But his comments to Americ...

Rogge notes the low profile of the 2010 Games

August 18, 2009

There was no six-month countdown party, public events are few and far between, and the streets of Vancouver remain virtually bare of Olympic paraphernalia.Now, with just 178 d...

Rogge ready to stand down after London 2012

August 18, 2009

Jacques Rogge said he is ready to stand down as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following the 2012 London Olympics.“If re-elected, my term would last un...

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