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Diplomatic Notes...

May 05, 2006

Tessa Jowelll remains the Olympics Minister in the Blair cabinet shakeup. (ATR) Jowell Keeps Olympics PostA shakeup of Tony Blair's cabinet has left Tessa Jowell in place of M...

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Atlanta Olympics Chief Leads Augusta

May 05, 2006

Billy Payne will become Augusta National chairman this month. (ATR) (ATR) Billy Payne, the one and only president of the Atlanta Olympics, is tapped to become the new chairman...

Sochi Crisis Test, Ebersol Crash Inquiry

May 04, 2006

Sochi Harbor is now the scene of recovery operations for the Armavair plane crash. (ATR) Sochi TestAn unwelcome test of Sochi's emergency preparadeness came with this week's j...

First Cut: 5 U.S. Cities for 2016 Olympics

May 03, 2006

Chicago is one of the five cities being considered for the 2016 U.S. nomination. (ATR) Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia and Houston will get further scrutiny ...

Rio 2007: Toy Contract, Grand Prix Preps

May 03, 2006

 (ATR) Rio organizers sign their first licensing aggrements, the city plans for an IAAF Grand Prix event, and several staff members return to Brazil after working with Austral...

London Olympics Land Hearings

May 02, 2006

Businesses on the site of the proposed Olympic Park say jobs and businesses are stake in the development of the Olympic Park. (ATR) (ATR) Public hearings open today on one of ...

Vancouver Olympics: Hockey, First Nations

May 02, 2006

The ice at General Motors Place in Vancouver. (ATR) (ATR) How much it will cost is the issue hanging over the planned site of the gold medal matches in ice hockey for the 2010...

Jordan Princess Elected FEI President

May 01, 2006

 (ATR) HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan is the new president of the International Equestrian Federation, winning today's election in Kuala Lumpur.Al Hussein receive...

2008 Olympics: Sports, Coins & Gas

April 30, 2006

 IOC Confirms Beijing ProgramBMX cycling and the marathon swim are officially on the program for the Beijing Olympics. BOCOG says it received confirmation of the program for t...

2014 Olympics Bids to Doha AIPS Meet

April 30, 2006

Sochi gets ready for an EU Summit. (ATR) 2014 Observers Head to DohaThe annual meeting of the International Sports Press Association, AIPS, is becoming a regular stop for citi...

New President for Equestrian Fed

April 29, 2006

The Dona Infanta will step down Monday as FEI President. (ATR) Three leading figures in equestrian sport are on the ballot for Monday's election as president of FEI, the Inter...