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BOCOG Garners Praise for Olympics as London 2012 Learns Lessons

November 28, 2008

Officials from the IOC, BOCOG and London 2012 spoke at the press conference which wrapped up four days of discussions on the 2008 Games. (ATR)IOC officials heap praise on the ...

London Update -- IOC Chief Inspects London's Olympic Park

November 26, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge tours London 2012 construction sites with Sebastian Coe before leaving London. (LOCOG)IOC President Jacques Rogge left London Tuesday impressed wit...

Russian Olympic Chiefs to Visit London

November 25, 2008

Dmitry Kozak, appointed by Prime Minster Putin to keep Sochi 2014 on track, will lead the delegation to London.(ATR) Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Olympics arrive in London nex...

On the Scene -- London Meets Beijing for Olympics Know-How Handover

November 23, 2008

Wang Wei, the face of BOCOG for the 2008 Olympics will lead the delegation from China to London. (ATR)(ATR) The lessons learned from the Beijing Olympics will be passed on thi...

Georgia Launches Appeal to Relocate 2014 Games

November 19, 2008

The Georgian NOC said 2014 Olympics host city Sochi is a "very dangerous place". (ATR) Leaders from the Georgian national Olympic committee could use the European Olympic Comm...

Federations and European NOCs Get Down to Business

November 17, 2008

Representatives from international sports federations and European national Olympic committees are gearing up for a busy week ahead. The second IF Forum opens Monday. Around 2...

Sochi 2014 Quells Security Fears after Latest Explosion

November 11, 2008

Sochi officials say with millions of tourists visiting each year, security is a top concern for the resort area. (ATR)Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics provide reas...

World Briefs -- New Sochi Mayor Won't Impact Games Prep, Mick Jagger Calls U.K. Rock Legends to Play Opening Ceremony

November 01, 2008

New Mayor Won't Affect Olympic PreparationsSVladimir Afanasenkov (L) announced his resignation as mayor of Sochi on Thursday. (Sochi 2014)Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshe...

New Sochi Chief Inspects Olympic Progress

October 25, 2008

Dmitry Kozak will make many visits to Sochi as deputy prime minister for the Olympics.  Kozak joined Dmitry Chernyshenko, president and CEO of Sochi 2014, on a tour of Olympic...

Press Release: FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Chief Race Director Praises Progress for Soch 2014

October 22, 2008

22 October 2008, Moscow, Russia  22 October 2008, Moscow, Russia, Russia's progress towards becoming an international winter sports hub through the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Para...

Deputy PM Will Oversee Sochi Olympic Preps

October 14, 2008

Dmitry Kozak is a close ally of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. “The appointment of a devoted deputy prime minister demonstrates that the Olympic project is a national priority...

Olympic Cities Gather in Lausanne

October 10, 2008

Lausanne's Beau-Rivage Palace is the setting for the Lausanne Summit. (Getty Images) Officials from the organizing committees of the next three Olympics -- Vancouver, London a...