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Ghana Law Amended; Olympic Champion Dies; Historic Agreements in Durban

July 06, 2011

Of the nine Ghanaians who competed in Beijing, six were boxers. (Getty Images) Ghana Law Amended The Ghanaian parliament set a path to re-join the Olympic Movement. Ac...

PyeongChang Wins 2018 Olympics--Updated with Voting Results

July 06, 2011

(ATR) PyeongChang is the pick of the IOC to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. PyeongChang's third straight bid proved the charm. (ATR) The bid from South Korea beat out rival...

First Round Winner for 2018 Winter Olympics

July 06, 2011

(ATR) (ATR) The IOC selects the city to host the 2018 Winter Olympics on the first round at the Session in Durban, South Africa. The winner is to be announced within the ...

PyeongChang Delivers Emotion in Final Presentation for 2018 Winter Games

July 06, 2011

(ATR) Presentation Team President of Korea Myung Bak Lee, bid chairman and CEO Yang Ho Cho, Korean Olympic Committee president Yong-Sung Park, Yuna Kim, reigning ladi...

Annecy Makes Final Appeal for Winter Olympics

July 06, 2011

Annecy went for a softly, softly approach in its 2018 Winter Olympic bid pitch to the IOC in Durban today. PyeongChang is next, with the IOC vote about five hours away. ...

Munich Open 2018 Olympic Bid Pitches to IOC

July 06, 2011

(ATR) Munich kicked off the 2018 Winter Olympic bid presentations to the IOC in Durban today.   Annecy and PyeongChang follow, with the IOC vote taking place this afternoo...

The Bidding Ends for 2018 Winter Olympics

July 05, 2011

A tribute to the three 2018 bids was made at the opening ceremony for the IOC Session in Durban. (ATR) (ATR) Heads of state and Olympic legends take the stage in Durban, Sout...

PyeongChang Wins 2018 Olympics

July 06, 2011

(ATR) PyeongChang is the pick of the IOC to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. PyeongChang's third straight bid proved the charm. (ATR) The bid from South Korea beat out rival...

Final Sprint for 2018 Olympic Bids

July 05, 2011

Chantal Jouanno. (ATR) Sports Minister Optimistic for Annecy 2018 French sports minister Chantal Jouanno tells Around the Rings she is not worried about the lobbying powe...

49 Votes Could Decide 2018 Race; New Olympic Sports; Felli Defers Retirement

July 04, 2011

IOC president Jacques Rogge announces eight sports are in contention to join the Olympic Program in 2020. (ATR) IOC Majority is 49 for 1st Round Win for 2018 Bids  The con...

French Olympic Boss Rules Out Paris 2020 Bid if Annecy Fails

July 04, 2011

Denis Masseglia and Charles Beigbeder. (ATR) (ATR) French Olympic committee president Denis Masseglia tells Around the Rings that it would be "very difficult" for Paris to b...

On the Scene -- 2018 Cities Ready for Date With IOC in Durban

July 03, 2011

The International Convention Centre, site of the IOC Session in Durban. (ATR) Three Days to Go… Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang are each going through their paces at rehea...