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Surfing, Other New Sports Needed for Olympics, Says Australian Olympics Leader

May 15, 2007

Surfing is a way to bring young audiences to the Olympics says John Coates. (ATR)   (ATR) Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates says the addi...

SportAccord Briefs -- Security Issues in Beijing, London, Singapore Present

June 05, 2008

IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing chair Hein Verbruggen told the International Federations that they may face increased security at the Games. (ATR)  ...

Vancouver Tops Olympic Cities for Quality of Life

June 11, 2008

Vancouver is the top-rated North American city in the survey as well as among Olympic host cities. (ATR)  (ATR) An annual survey on quality of life and s...

Olympic Turning Points: Events That Made a Difference in 2007

December 15, 2007

  The naming of Sochi as the host of the 2014 Olympics tops the list of turning points for the Olympics in the past year. This final Op Ed for 2007 takes ...

Beijing Bold Face: People in Beijing

October 28, 2007

The Crowne Plaza lobby. (ATR)  (ATR) The lobby of the Crowne Plaza Hotel next to the Olympic Stadium was a busy crossroads this week with the IOC meetings a...

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...