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New Executive Director for SportAccord Convention

January 19, 2012

SportAccord Convention announced today that Nis Hatt has been appointed to the position of Managing Director. He will assume his new role as of June 1. Until then, Anna Hellma...

Olympics Link for Cruise Ship Crash; Chinese Sport Awards

January 17, 2012

Salzburg Olympic Bid Mayor Escapes Cruise Ship Disaster Salzburg mayor Heinz Schaden is back in his office days after fleeing the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster in It...

London Latest - Met Police Deny Olympics Security Breach; David Beckham Eyes Football Place

January 17, 2012

(ATR) The Metropolitan Police deny claims that the Olympics security operation has been compromised after confidential documents detailing anti-terrorism discussions were fo...

Obama's Costly Trip to Copenhagen; London Olympic Park's New Look

January 13, 2012

Obama’s Costly Trip to Copenhagen A two-year struggle to determine how much the Obama administration spent lobbying the IOC on behalf of Chicago 2016 ended this week when ...

2020 Bids Visit Innsbruck; 2017 World Games Awarded; New WOA Patron Unveiled

January 12, 2012

Turkey, Doha Support YOG The 2020 Olympic bids from Doha and Istanbul announced their support of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck. The stage is set for the fi...

Federations Roundup - Attendance Irks Judo Boss; FIFA Names Anti-Corruption Panelists

December 19, 2011

Chinese Attendance Irks Judo Boss International Judo Federation president Marius Vizer tells Around the Rings he expects well-organized events to attract more spectators th...

IOA President Wants Dow Out; Qatar Builds Olympic Museum; Women and Sport Speakers

December 14, 2011

IOA Wants Dow Chemical Dropped from Olympics Vijay Kumar Malhotra, head of the Indian Olympic Association, says the IOA will ask LOCOG to drop Dow Chemical as a sponsor. ...

Two-Day IPC Conference Underway in Beijing, China

December 12, 2011

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Conference got underway Thursday (8 December) in Beijing, China with the aim of increasing and sharing the knowledge base of its n...

London 2012 Ceremonies Budget Doubles; SportAccord Unveils Convention Theme

December 05, 2011

London 2012 Ceremonies Budget Doubles The U.K. government will dole out an additional $64 million for the London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. LOCOG chief Paul ...

Monday Memo - Arab Games Opening; Meetings of ANOC Council, IOC EB

December 05, 2011

Khalifa Stadium is the ceremonies venue and site of athletics for the Doha Arab Games. (ATR) Arab Games Opening Around the Rings will be on the scene in Qatar for Friday’s...

Soccerex Roundup - Ronaldo Set to Replace Teixeira as Brazil 2014 President

November 29, 2011

Teixeira and Ronaldo in happier times, at an awards event in Sao Paulo in February. (Getty Images) (ATR) One day after Brazil's new sports minister Aldo Rebelo’s pledge at th...

LOC to give 2014 FIFA World Cup Update at Soccerex

November 15, 2011

Soccerex are delighted to announce that the Brazil 2014 Local Organising Committee (LOC) will be giving an official update on the 2014 FIFA World Cup(tm) as part of the confer...