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Op Ed: Iraq NOC Deserves Glare of International Spotlight

October 20, 2007

  Just three years ago, Iraq was a darling of the Olympic world. A new national Olympic committee replaced the horrific regime of Uday Hussein. Months l...

Press Release: AOC Statement on 2010 Youth Olympic Games

July 13, 2007

 Statement from John Coates Youth Olympic Games 2010 Australia will be a keen participant in the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010 but not the host. Si...

Iraq Olympics Leaders Still Missing After 1 Year

July 15, 2007

Iraq NOC President Ahmad Al Samarrai and Secretary General Ammar Jabbar at Olympics meetings in Seoul three months before their kidnapping in 2006. (ATR)  (...

Press Release: BOA Launches Anti Doping Commission

July 24, 2007

 BOA Launches Anti Doping Commission The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced the formation of a major enquiry into Anti Doping in Sport with a ...

Press Release: World's Largest Water Polo Tournament This Weekend

July 24, 2007

 WORLD’S LARGEST WATER POLO TOURNAMENT SET TO BEGIN THIS WEEKEND IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Huntington Beach, Calif. – July 24, 2007 – On of the eve of the one...

Press Release: BOA Helps Refugees in Rwanda

August 01, 2007

 BOA Helps Refugees in Rwanda The British Olympic Association (BOA) has made a clothes donation to Congolese and Burundian refugee camps in Rwanda. The don...

Sad Discovery for Iraqi Olympic Sport

June 16, 2007

Iraqis carry coffins containing the remains of members of the Iraqi Tae Kwon Do National Team June 16, 2007 in the Sadr city neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq. ...

IOC Condemns Fate of Iraqi Athletes

June 18, 2007

Relatives of members of the Iraqi Tae Kwon Do National Team comfort each other June 16, 2007 in the Sadr city neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq.  (ATR) Three da...

Press Release: Olympic Council of Asia partners with USOC to Implement Coaching Exchange Program in Pakistan

June 21, 2007

 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - In cooperation and partnership with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the National Olympic Committee of Pakistan, the U.S. O...

Press Release: BOA Supports Youth Olympic Games

July 12, 2007

 BOA Supports Youth Olympic Games The British Olympic Association (BOA) welcomes the decision of IOC members to approve the project that foresees the first...

Press Release: USOC Olympic Week in America

March 01, 2007

 USOC Announces Dates for First Olympic Week in America COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced today that it h...

Press Release: US 2016 Evaluation Commission

February 13, 2007

 USOC Names 2016 Candidate City Evaluation Commission Schedule Announced for Visits to Chicago and Los Angeles COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The United Stat...