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Vancouver 2010

IOC Tours Olympic Village; Acer CEO Quits; Doubts for Gymnastics Worlds

March 31, 2011

IOC Encouraged By Olympic Park Tour The IOC inspection chief for London 2012 says he’s pleased with progress in the Olympic Village, its first residential section now compl...

IOC Clears Vancouver Bid Leader

March 13, 2011

John Furlong (left) during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic bid. (ATR) (ATR) The IOC says John Furlong did nothing wrong as leader of the Vancouver 2010 Winter bid when he propose...

Furlong Responds to IOC Query; Autographs Erased from Vancouver Relics

February 24, 2011

Furlong Defends Bid Dealings Vancouver Olympics chief John Furlong says he is communicating with the IOC over concerns he may have breeched ethics rules eight years ago dur...

NBC TV Rights Bid Not Certain; SportAccord Question Time; New USOC Sponsor

February 17, 2011

NBC Chief Casts Doubt Upon TV Rights Bid Comcast isn’t sure the Olympics are worth NBC’s money anymore. “We are here to make money," NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke said...

Olympic Newsdesk -- U.S. TV Rights; Rogge in Czech Republic; Rugby Sevens

February 15, 2011

U.S. TV Rights Deal on Horizon The IOC’s lead negotiator says he expects to award U.S. broadcast rights by July. Richard Carrion (left) is leading the negotiations for a n...

Vancouver View -- One-Year Anniversary Celebrations

February 14, 2011

(ATR) Rain dampened crowds but not spirits when the first anniversary of Vancouver 2010 was commemorated Saturday. John Furlong (left) and Premier Gordon Campbell led a rendi...

Vancouver View -- Anniversary Weekend; Olympic Village Woes

February 11, 2011

Olympic mittens from The Hudson Bay Company were a popular item during the 2010 Olympics. (Getty Images) Vancouverites will wear their red mittens under umbrellas Saturday w...

Possible Pact for Games, Nodar Payout Among Furlong Revelations

February 09, 2011

(ATR) Vancouver may have won the 2010 Games because of a secret agreement for Russia’s IOC votes, speculates VANOC CEO John Furlong in a newly published memoir. “Patriot...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Encouragement for Aussie Athletics Bid; Baku 2020

February 09, 2011

Diack Urges Australian Bid International athletics chief Lamine Diack wants Australia to bid for a world championships. Athletics Australia President Rob Fildes and IAAF ...

Emails Suggest VANOC Knew of Course Risk

February 08, 2011

(ATR) Emails surface showing VANOC knew speedy luge course was dangerous prior to the Games’ start. Emails showed that John Furlong was aware of the dangers of Vancouver’s l...

Monday Memo -- Stadium Decisions; IOC Inspects Annecy; Three Years To Go

February 07, 2011

Future of London Olympic Stadium A decision on the future of London Olympic Stadium is expected this week from the Olympic Park Legacy Company. At issue with the Olympic S...

World Champs Wrapup -- Luge, Handball, Winter X Games

January 31, 2011

Luge Team Relay Canceled ST Sportservice, the technology partner of the International Luge Federation (FIL) said it accepted responsibility for the cancellation of the tea...

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