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Chicago Reportedly Leads Pack In Olympic Bids

January 27, 2008

Expert Analysis of 2016 Bids to be ReleasedCHICAGO (CBS) ? A new expert analysis of the bids for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be released on Wednesday, and the early rep...

Host City of the First Youth Olympic Games Elected by Postal Vote

February 08, 2008

The election for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2010 will see a novelty. For the first time in the history of the International Olympic Committee, an Olympic host...

If The Mitt Fits

February 11, 2008

( AROUND THE RINGS' Ed Hula wonders with USOC Chair PETER UEBERROTH expected to step down this year after a single four-year term, could former Massach...

Chinese Cricket, Groundbreaking Golfer, Around the Rings, Searching for Snow

February 19, 2008

(Al Jazeera - Sportsworld) The International Olympic Committee is one of the largest and most influential sporting organizations in the world.And in the lead-up to any Olympic...

The Mother of all Olympic Weather Delays

April 04, 2008

(The Province) Vancouver 2010 officials must be watching with interest as International Olympic Committee officials muse about the possibility of running the marathon after ...

IOC told China to ditch relay

April 20, 2008

CHINESE officials were repeatedly told by the International Olympic Committee that it did not want a global torch relay because of concerns about security and the cost for p...

Pro-Tibet activists hold vigil outside Chinese embassy

April 23, 2008

Pro-Tibet activists have held a vigil outside the Chinese embassy in Canberra where they were urged to avoid clashing with pro-China demonstrators during tomorrow's Olympic to...

AP: Chinese man held for threatening on Internet to grab torch

May 11, 2008

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese man was arrested for saying on the Internet that he planned to grab the Olympic torch during its relay through eastern China, police said Sunday.The...

IOC Exec Board approves the addition of ski cross

November 28, 2006

Sports Business Daily, 11/28/06: The IOC Exec Board today in Kuwait approved the addition of ski cross for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Among the events turned down for inclusion...

IOC sets 9/15/2007 as deadline for 2016 applications

November 29, 2006

Sports Business Daily, 11/29: IOC President Jacques Rogge today did not say whether there was "any chance of reversing the decision to move" the ''08 Olympic swimming finals t...

Chicago Needs To Change Image For Olympic Bid

November 03, 2006

Chicago Needs To Change Image For Olympic Bid City''s International Reputation Needs To Be Polished (WBBM-TV, 11/1/06):Chicago's chances...? Website publisher Ed Hula offers i...

Nuclear tensions offer good reason for holding Olympics in South Korea

October 13, 2006

Nuclear tensions offer good reason for holding Olympics in South Korea, bid official says (International Herald Tribune, 10/11/06): North Korea announced Monday it had conduct...

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