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"Let's Build Peace Through Sport Together", Heads of State Declare

October 27, 2011

Monaco, 26 October 2011 - Heads of State are becoming increasingly determined to work for peace through sport. 500 leaders who were gathered today in Monaco for 5th Peace and ...

Olympic Newsdesk - Sochi 2014 Torch Relay; Vancouver 2010 Impact

October 27, 2011

Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Details Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games have revealed more details of the torch relay they claim will be the longest and most spectacular...

Olympic Newsdesk - Peace and Sport Forum; Pan Ams Medal Tally

October 26, 2011

Stage Set for Peace and Sport Forum More than 500 delegates from 100 countries are en route to Monaco for this week’s fifth international Peace and Sport forum. That i...

Generations For Peace Camps "So Much More" Than Expected, Says Founder

October 25, 2011

Prince Feisal is also president of the Jordan Olympic Committee and an IOC member since 2010. (GFP) (ATR) Generations For Peace founder Prince Feisal Al-Hussein tells Around ...

The 5th Peace and Sport International Forum Prepares for Take-Off

October 25, 2011

Monaco, October 25, 2011 - An influential community of sporting, political and economic leaders will meet in Monaco tomorrow for the 5th edition of the Peace and Sport Interna...

Monday Memo -- World Press Briefing; Pan Ams; Peace and Sport

October 24, 2011

A 2012 bus carries journalists around Olympic Park during year-to-go celebrations. (ATR) World Press Briefing Around the Rings will be on the scene in London this week at ...

Olympic Photodesk -- Generations for Peace Revisits Sochi

October 21, 2011

The camp was held at the RUS Resort on the Black Sea. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene as Generations for Peace conducted its eighth peace-building camp and seco...

On the Scene - Generations for Peace, Sochi 2014 Partner

October 19, 2011

Prince Feisal and Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko sign the MOU. (GFP) (ATR) Generations for Peace ends its eighth peace-building camp by signing a Memorandum Of Unde...

Triathlon Unveils 2012 Schedule; Cologne Conference Tackles Corruption

October 14, 2011

2012 Schedule Takes Shape for Triathlon Triathlon’s world cup series will stick to familiar ground for its 2012 season. Mooloolaba has long been a triathlon hotbed. (Getty...

Sochi Touts "Unprecedented" Olympic Legacy; London 2012 IT Update

October 13, 2011

Passion for Sochi Olympics Sparks Big Rise in Sports Participation Sochi 2014 president and CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko says the legacy of the Winter Olympics is already being ...

London Latest - LOCOG Chief Reveals Challenges Ahead; Olympic Jobs Advertised

October 13, 2011

(ATR) LOCOG chief executive Paul Deighton says Olympic organizers are well-positioned with nine months until the Games open "with the hardest bit to go". "We're testing thing...

Olympic Photodesk -- IOC Athletes' Forum Embraces Wild West

October 13, 2011

The rodeo's grand finale came when "one-armed bandit" John Payne chased a pair of buffalo around the arena and then herded them atop a tractor trailer. (ATR) (ATR) With line ...