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Olympic Newsdesk -- India, IOC Meet to Resolve Conflicts; Sarajevo Honors Samaranch, BOA Athletes Commission

June 21, 2010

Randhir Singh led the delegation from the Indian Olympic Association that met with the IOC on Friday. (Getty Images) India, IOC Meet to Resolve Issues The IOC, and gover...

Olympic Newsdesk - FIBA President-Apparent, PyeongChang 2018 Infrastructure

May 17, 2010

Yvan Mainini has been head of the French Basketball Federation since 1992. (Getty Images) Mainini set to Lead FIBA Frenchman Yvan Mainini is poised to become the next pre...

Olympic Newsdesk -- IOC Reprimands Executive Board Member; China Loses Medals; Silver Medalist Suspended

April 28, 2010

The IOC stripped the Chinese women's gymnastics team of the bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because Dong Fanxiao was underage at the time of competition. (Getty Ima...

Olympic Newsdesk- Samaranch Hospitalized in "Serious Condition" at Barcelona Hospital

April 20, 2010

After leaving his post as IOC President, Juan Antonio Samaranch was involved in Madrid’s bids for the 2012 and 2016 Games. (ATR) Samaranch Hospitalized in “Serious Condition...

IAAF Council Wrap Up -- U.S. Could Lose Gold; England, China, Poland Make World Champ Bids

March 16, 2010

Crystal Cox admitted to doping during the Athens Olympics, possibly costing the gold medal for the U.S. (Getty Images) The IAAF says the U.S. should lose the gold medal it wo...

Underage Gymnast May Cost China Sydney Bronze

February 27, 2010

China was stripped of its bronze medal after the FIG Executive Committee ruled Dong Fangxiao underage during the 2000 Sydney Games. (Getty Images) (ATR) An investigation by t...

Rogge Says IOC has "Moral Responsibility" to Stage Safe Games

February 25, 2010

“Our responsibility is to make sure that no unnecessary risks are taken,” says Rogge about the safety of Olympic venues. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says there is...

Pin Trading Off to Slow Start for Vancouver

February 25, 2010

Bob Kalmuk of Los Angeles trades with a pair of Chinese athletes. (ATR) (ATR) Pin trading hasn’t reached its usual fever pitch at the Vancouver Olympics. But there’s still ti...

Op Ed: 1960 Squaw Valley Looks Back for 50th Anniversary

February 06, 2010

David C. Antonucci, author of Snowball’s Chance – The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe. The story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games is the s...

Collectors Corner: Top Vancouver Pin Trading Spots, Olympic Memorabilia Auction, 2010 Fair

January 11, 2010

The 1992 Albertville gold medal features Lalique crystal. The medal is worth an estimated has an estimates $27,500. (Getty Images)Winner's Medals Highlight for AuctionSeldom-s...

2010 Olympic Anniversaries: Squaw Valley 50th, Lake Placid 30th

January 07, 2010

The tower that housed the Olympic flame now sits at the base of the road to Squaw Valley. (Courtesy of OHCC) Squaw Valley Celebrates 50 Years When Alex Cushing of Squaw Vall...

CAS Partially Rules on Marion Jones Relay Medals

December 18, 2009

Marion Jones (far right) with the members of her 4x400m relay team at the Sydney Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport issued a "preliminary decis...