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Equestrian Games Hit Stride in Aachen...

August 31, 2006

The World Equestrian Games end on Sept. 3. (K.Houghton) (ATR) The 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen will mark a turning point for the quadrennial event, says the president...

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Brazil Ready to Decide on 2016 Olympics

August 31, 2006

Ipanema Beach, one of Rio's icons. (ATR (ATR) The leadership of the Brazilian Olympic Committee meets Friday to decide whether to launch a bid for the 2016 Olympics. An offici...

Press Release: London Olympics Delivery Partner

August 30, 2006

 CLM consortium selected for key delivery role in 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic GamesThe Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today announced that the...

Tokyo 2016 Olympics Bid Needs Changes

August 30, 2006

 (ATR) A Japanese Olympic Committee executive tells Around the Rings now that Tokyo is Japan's nominee for the 2016 Olympics, changes are needed before the bid is submitted to...

Tokyo Named 2016 Olympics Candidate

August 30, 2006

 (ATR) Tokyo is the choice of the Japanese Olympic Committee as the candidate for the 2016 Olympics. Tokyo won by 33-22 over Fukuoka, the only other city in the race. Tokyo?s ...

New Money for 2010 Olympics

August 30, 2006

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is flanked by Olympians at Wednesday's announcement. (B.Mackin) (ATR) Canada's prime minister says the federal government will provide $50 millio...

FIBA: New President, World Championships

August 29, 2006

New FIBA President Bob Elphinston. Sydney Official Named New PresidentAustralian Bob Elphinston was elected FIBA President Tuesday. He replaces Carl Men Ky Ching, who served a...

Press Release: Six Years to London Paralympics

August 29, 2006

 Six years to go to the start of London 2012 Paralympic GamesToday is exactly six years to go to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Ga...

Japan Poised for 2016 Olympics Bid

August 29, 2006

 (ATR) In a meeting so big a hotel ballroom will be needed, the Japanese Olympic Committee is set to name a city to bid for the 2016 Olympics. The special meeting of the JOC i...

Glittery Launch for 2008 Olympics Volunteers

August 28, 2006

Leaders of the volunteer program applaud the launch of on-line applications. (ATR) (ATR) Chinese language skills will be a must for the 70,000 volunteers being sought for the ...

FEI Names Secretary General

August 28, 2006

 (ATR) Michael Stone has been named Secretary General of the International Equestrian Federation. Stone received the appointment Monday during the FEI World Equestrian Games i...