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Vancouver 2010

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...

Olympic Newsdesk -- UN Chief Visits IOC; USOC Awards; McDonald's Prices Rise

January 25, 2011

(ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge and UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon affirmed their commitment to easing the access of Palestinian and Israeli athletes to sport. Jacques Ro...

Warrant for Ticket Scam; Cameron Urges Olympic Boost

January 05, 2011

A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for a man accused of operating a scam for tickets to the Vancouver Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) Canadian Police are searching for a...

Vancouver View -- Winter Olympics' First WikiLeak

December 22, 2010

(ATR) A leaked U.S. government memo from the Vancouver consulate expressed worries that Olympic security would be compromised by the recession and police overtime cutbacks. R...

Vancouver View: Taxpayers -- IOC Help VANOC Balance Budget

December 20, 2010

The 2010 Winter Games organization made its first financial disclosure in almost a year on Dec. 17, claiming a balanced $1.884 billion budget. The budget was $250 million gr...

U.S. Olympic Network Talks; Joint-Bid for Canadian Rights; Munich Sponsorships

November 30, 2010

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee has not shelved its plans for an Olympic cable television network. Scott Blackmun, CEO of the USOC, said at the Reuters Global Media Summ...

Sports Federations Exchange Best Practices

November 24, 2010

(ATR) The lessons of dealing with an athlete’s death at competition is one topic being shared at the ongoing International Federations Forum in Lausanne. Luge federation sec...

Federations Roundup -- Blatter on Bidding; World Series of Boxing

November 19, 2010

“You Can’t Avoid Collusion,” Blatter Says FIFA president Sepp Blatter admitted Friday that it was impossible to prevent collusion between bids in voting for the 2018 and 20...

Vancouver View - Olympic Village Slump; VANOC Balancing Books; Bus Company Settlement

November 19, 2010

Slow sales for Olympic Village apartments in Vancouver drive the developer into receivership. (Getty Images) Olympic Village Project Enters Bankruptcy The Vancouver Olymp...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Coke Sponsors Paralympics; Shortlist for Stadium Bidders

November 12, 2010

Coke Sponsors 2012 Paralympics Coca-Cola extended its London 2012 sponsorship to the Paralympics. The announcement came Friday, with the beverage giant saying its amb...

Vancouver View -- Olympics Premier Resigns, VANOC Ousted from Offices

November 04, 2010

Bye-Bye Gordon Campbell British Columbia Olympic Premier Gordon Campbell announced his resignation Wednesday after more than nine years in office. Even antler headgear at ...

German Government Backs Munich; Afghan Sport Growing; Kobe for London

November 03, 2010

Federal Backing for Munich 2018 Munich 2018 now boasts support from all levels of German government. The Federal Cabinet voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of the bi...

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