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CPOW & USA Wrestling Launch Series of Google+ On Air Hangouts

July 11, 2013

The Committee for the Preservation of Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) in conjunction with USA Wrestling and FILA will debut a series of weekly Google+ On Air Hangouts this Thursday, ...

Actor Billy Baldwin Holds Auction to Keep Wrestling in the Olympic Games

July 11, 2013

The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) and actor Billy Baldwin today announced an auction to benefit the Keep Olympic Wrestling movement. The auction, hosted onlin...

Paris Bid Possible; Countdown on for Sochi, Rio; Chinese Taipei Announces Sport Ambitions

June 27, 2013

Paris could submit a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics (Getty Images) France Still Studying Paris Olympic Bid French Olympic Committee president Denis Masseglia tells Arou...

USOC Roundup - 2024 Bid, DeFrantz Candidacy, New Foundation

June 11, 2013

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee continues to have discussions with at least 10 cities about a potential 2024 Summer Olympic bid. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun. (ATR) CEO Scott...

Bidding - San Diego Seeks Romney Advice; COC Targets Toronto 2024

May 13, 2013

San Diego Mayor Seeks Romney Bid Advice San Diego Mayor Bob Filner says former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney will advise him on plans for a bi-national bid with T...

USOC in Talks with "About" 10 Cities; IOC Nixes One

April 29, 2013

The Los Angeles Coliseum, a legacy of the 1932 Olympics, is still in use today. (Getty Images) (ATR) At least one of the United States cities contemplating a bid for the 202...

Olympics Link to Boston Bombing; Massive Payday for Foreigners to London; 2012 Auction

April 19, 2013

Boston Bombing Suspect an Olympic Aspirant Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect shot and killed by law enforcement agents on Friday over his suspected role in Monday’s bombings ...

USOC Pleased With 2024 Interest

March 08, 2013

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee is "pleased with the level of interest" shown by cities approached about a potential 2024 Summer Games bid, CEO Scott Blackmun said Friday a...

L.A. In for 2024; Oslo Outlines 2022 Bid; More 2016 Golf Course Concerns

March 07, 2013

Los Angeles could become the second city to host the Olympics three times. (Getty Images) Los Angeles "Enthusiastic" About Bid  Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says...

Zhukov Cites Sochi Advantage; ITTF Chief Seeks Reelection; Twenty20 Cricket for 2024?

February 28, 2013

Zhukov Cites Home Advantage for Sochi Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov insisted Thursday that home athletes will have a training advantage at the Sochi ...

Smooth Sliding in Sochi; Japan Launches Wrestling Petition; San Diego, Tijuana Talk Bid

February 25, 2013

Smooth Sliding in Sochi German lugers are the big winners from last week’s FIL World Cup. Germany is undefeated in the team relay this season. (FIL) Sunday’s men's sing...

Minneapolis, San Jose Say No; Ukraine/Poland/Slovakia 2022

February 22, 2013

Ukraine Considers Joining Poland, Slovakia The prime minister of the Ukraine says he may scrap the country’s 2022 Olympic bid and instead join with the joint Poland/Slovak...