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Olympic Newsdesk -- Vuvuzelas Will Remain at World Cup; Rare Loss for IOC at CAS; Rio Office Opens in Lausanne

June 14, 2010

Blatter Won’t Ban Vuvuzelas FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the distinctive vuvuzelas can continue to blare at World Cup matches. The plastic horns are a fixture at S...

USADA and the Netherlands Anti-doping Authority Partner to Uncover Tampering Scheme

June 09, 2010

Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 8, 2010) - USADA announced today that Orien Greene of Gainesville, Florida, and Teddy Gipson of Spearsville, Louisiana, have been sanctioned as a...

London Latest - Coventry Hosting Football, Anti-Doping Hotline, Wind Turbine Plans

June 03, 2010

Ricoh Arena will be temporally renamed City of Coventry Stadium for the 2012 Olympics. (Getty Images) London Moves Football Venue Coventry will host qualification footb...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Ukraine for 2022; U.S. Probe into Cycling Doping Charges

May 27, 2010

Viktor Yanukovych, president of Ukraine said he wants the 2022 Olympics to come to Ukraine. (Getty Images) Ukraine President Wants 2022 Olympics Viktor Yanukovych, presid...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Rogge on London Mascots; Landis Needs to Show Proof

May 21, 2010

Rogge Backs 2012 Mascots IOC President Jacques Rogge today praised the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots that have faced some mauling in the media  since their launch o...

IOC to retest 2006 Games Samples; Support for Whereabouts

May 10, 2010

The IOC is reviewing samples from the Turin 2006 Games four years after the closing ceremony. (Getty Images) Turin 2006 Samples Retest After recommendations from WADA, t...

Olympic Newsdesk -- No Whereabouts Rule Change; IOC Debuts Zambia Project

May 10, 2010

No Change for Whereabouts Rule WADA leaders will explain why they did not make changes to the controversial whereabouts rule later today in a press conference that follo...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Ice Hockey Championships Underway; WADA Meets

May 07, 2010

More than 76,000 fans will fill Gelsenkirchen's Veltins-Arena for the opening of the 2010 IIHF World Championships. (IIHF) Ice Hockey Championship Begins The 2010 Interna...

IOC Chief Avoids Dubai Olympic Bid Blessing; Explains Fasel Sanction

April 29, 2010

IOC President Jacques Rogge calls talk of a bid from Dubai “a bit premature”. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge stops way short of endorsing a bid from Dubai for the Ol...

Olympic Newsdesk -- IOC Reprimands Executive Board Member; China Loses Medals; Silver Medalist Suspended

April 28, 2010

The IOC stripped the Chinese women's gymnastics team of the bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because Dong Fanxiao was underage at the time of competition. (Getty Ima...

Fight Against Doping - London Anti-Doping; First Vancouver Ban; Armstrong Tested

April 07, 2010

Record Testing for London Olympics UK Anti-Doping and LOCOG will test a record number of samples at the 2012 Summer Games. LOCOG and UK Anti-Doping reached a memorandu...

Op Ed -- Equestrian Enters Clean Sport Era

April 05, 2010

"The legitimacy of equestrian sport is rooted in the concept of fair play. The doping scandals of the Athens and Beijing games certainly threatened that legitimacy."-- FEI Sec...