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Rowing World Champs; Congresses for Canoe, Equestrian, Gymnastics

November 01, 2010

Frenchmen Cedric Berrest and Julien Bahain held off German world champs Eric Knittel and Stephan Krueger in the men’s double skulls. (FISA) Busy Day for Rowing World Champs ...

Rousseff Elected Brazilian President

November 01, 2010

Dilma Rousseff, seen speaking at the Brazilian Olympic Committee headquarters. (Getty Images) (ATR) Dilma Rousseff will lead Brazil during the 2014 World Cup and possibly th...

Blair Advice to Rio; Paralympic, Olympic Chiefs to Belgium

October 27, 2010

Blair Tells Rio 2016 Legacy Comes First Former British PM Tony Blair has some advice for Rio 2016. "It cannot be just about the three weeks of the games," he was quoted ...

On the Scene in Acapulco -- New Events for 2014: Mountains Still to Climb

October 26, 2010

IOC comms director Mark Adams and Pres. Rogge. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge gives some hints about how he will choose new events for the Sochi Olympics. He said...

Rio Report -- Search Underway for Olympic Architects; Brazil Gets Its Own Golf Tour

October 27, 2010

Rio 2016 Calling All Architects Competition is underway to design portions of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Village. Rio mayor Eduardo Paes (ATR) The organizing committee, t...

Acapulco Report - IOC Set to Approve Women's Ski Jump, New Sochi Events

October 24, 2010

(ATR) Women's ski jumping makes another attempt at landing on the Olympic program when the IOC Executive Board considers new events for the 2014 Sochi Olympics during its th...

Golf Begins To Reveal Its Olympic Plans

October 22, 2010

(ATR) Golf presents to the Olympic Movement in Acapulco for the first time since the sport was added to the Games last year. New IGF executive director Anthony Scanlon report...

Iconic London 2012 Stadium Wrap Scrapped Under Budget Cuts

October 20, 2010

(ATR) Plans for a huge fabric wrap around London 2012's 80,000-seat stadium are shelved under the British government's wide-ranging budget cuts. The stadium design previously...

OCOG Report -- Sochi Angers Environmental NGO; London Olympic Park Gets Energy Center

October 19, 2010

Sochi 2014 Leaders Deny Blocking Public Views Organizers of the Sochi Winter Olympics are disputing claims by an environmental group that residents living in the Black Sea ...

On the Scene: Acapulco Set to Welcome Olympic Family

October 17, 2010

The Pacific shoreline in Acapulco. (ATR) 30th Anniversary for ANOC The big draw for Acapulco is the general assembly for the 205-member Association of National Olympic Co...

Doping Ban for Olympic Champion; No Olympic Radio Station

October 06, 2010

Olympic Champion Sprinter Slapped With Doping Ban Olympic champion sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser will be sidelined for six months after failing a doping test. Fraser won the ...

Brazil Presidential Runoff; India Awaits First Commonwealth Gold; FIBA Women's WC

October 04, 2010

Brazilian Presidential Run-Off, Rio Governor Reelected, Olympic Holiday Brazilians will return to the polls on Oct. 31 to vote for a new president. Dilma Rousseff was the ...