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Olympics Leaders Meet on Autonomy of Sport...

February 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge will lead the two-day summit on autonomy of sport. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge wil...

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Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

February 10, 2008

(ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. This week, there are several opportunities with Vancouver 2010 and London 2012...

McDonald's Readies for Games Operations, Lenovo Auctions Olympic Laptops

February 10, 2008

McDonald's has been the Official Restaurant of the Olympics for seven consecutive Games. (McDonald's) New Olympic Plans for McDonald’s At the six-month ou...

London Update: What the Newspapers Say

February 10, 2008

  British Minister, Look Beyond 2012 According to a press release from Government News Network, Lord Digby Jones, British Minister of State for Trade & Inv...

Russian Rowing Faces Olympics Ban, Kenyans Cope with Unrest, Winter Olympic Anniversaries

February 09, 2008

Russian rowers could be banned for four years from all international events. (Getty)    Russian Rowing Federation Hit With Demands for Change The Russian ...

Op Ed: Chicago 2016 Needs a Democratic President, Olympic Boycott Games and Autonomy of Sport, Who Cares?

February 09, 2008

 The hopes of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics may now rest on the outcome of the November 4 election for U.S. President. Now that former Salt Lake City...

London Construction on Time, Aquatics Plan Presented

February 09, 2008

'Big Dig' Prepares Site for Olympic Stadium Construction Preparations for the construction of London's $1 billion Olympic Stadium are on schedule, the Olympic Delivery Authori...

Anti-Doping Treaty Goes to the U.S. Senate

February 08, 2008

The UNESCO Convention Against Doping in Sport will be considered by the U.S. Senate.  (ATR) The U.S. could be next to adopt the UNESCO treaty against doping...

Media Freedom in Dispute Six Months ahead of Beijing Olympics

February 08, 2008

The six-month countdown on Feb. 8 is subdued in China, as it coincides with Lunar New Year. (Getty Images)  IOC Defends Beijing Decision The International O...

Host City of the First Youth Olympic Games Elected by Postal Vote

February 08, 2008

The election for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2010 will see a novelty. For the first time in the history of the International Olympic Committee, an Olympic host...

Top Secret Planning for Vancouver Olympic Ceremonies, Sponsor Threat

February 08, 2008

Ceremonies Planning Opens Behind Closed Doors While BC Stadium Place executive David Podmore ponders whether to replace the fabric roof of the arena with a retractable lid, tw...