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Past Games

Rowing Sponsorship; Paralympian Drug Conviction; Centenarian Olympian Death

October 26, 2010

Samsung Sponsoring Rowing The International Rowing Federation, FISA, announces a two-year sponsorship with Samsung. Samsung will sponsor the International Rowing Federatio...

Olympic Newsdesk -- China Reigns at Gymnastics Worlds; Reelections for Squash, Surfing

October 25, 2010

China Finishes Strong At Gymnastics Worlds A total of 10 gold medals were up for grabs over the weekend in individual events at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships....

New Wrinkle In World Cup Bidding Scandal; Trouble for Vancouver Mitten-Makers

October 19, 2010

FIFA May Kick Out World Cup Bid Nations FIFA has threatened to throw out candidates from the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals after widening its investigatio...

1st YOG Doping Cases; Tornados for Olympics; Paralympic Anniversary; Boxing Battles "Misleading" Info

October 15, 2010

Two YOG Athletes Caught Doping Two wrestlers from the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore failed drug tests. Nurbek Hakkulov was stripped of his silver medal in wrestling fr...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Pettigrew Suicide; Police Warning for London

October 14, 2010

Pettigrew Death Ruled Suicide The death of Olympian Antonio Pettigrew was ruled a suicide on Wednesday. Antonio Pettigrew’s Aug. 10 death was ruled a suicide. (Getty Imag...

Bidding for the Games -- Rome Mayor Inspects Beijing Venues; Question Marks for India 2020

October 13, 2010

Rome Mayor Inspects Beijing Olympic Venues Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno gets a look at venues for the 2008 Olympics during a visit to Beijing. Alemanno during a presentatio...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Putin in Sochi; IAAF in Beijing; Infamous Medal Up for Auction

October 13, 2010

Russian PM Vladimir Putin toured construction for the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday. (Getty Images) Putin Inspects Sochi Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with IO...

IOC Planning Israel, Palestine Summit; Sochi Security; Coke for Rugby World Cup

October 07, 2010

IOC Planning Israeli/Palestinian Conference The IOC is attempting to set a date for a meeting with Israeli and Palestinian Olympic officials. IOC president Jacques Rogge ...

Women's Ski Jumping Possible Addition; Delhi 2010 to Open

October 01, 2010

Women’s Ski Jump Skis Up for Sochi Approval The quest to add women’s ski jump to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi could be finished this month. Women’s ski jumping could ...

Football Legacy Plans for 2012 Stadium; Archery Concerns in Delhi

September 30, 2010

West Ham Submits Bid for 2012 Stadium West Ham United is among the bids who today submitted proposals to take over the London 2012 Olympic Stadium. The English Premier L...

Olympic Newsdesk -- New CEO for Olympic Delivery Authority; Cauldron Removal; Road Race Worlds

September 28, 2010

New Leadership Coming for Olympic Delivery Authority The Olympic Delivery Authority will get a new CEO less than 18 months before London opens. Chief executive elect Den...

Olympic Newsdesk -- South Africa 2020; 50th Anniversary of Rome Paralympics

September 20, 2010

Confusion Surrounds South African Bid Doubts are rising over whether Durban is the anointed candidate from South Africa to bid for the 2020 Olympics. The three other ci...