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Olympic Torch Relay Plans Revealed...

November 22, 2005

The torch for the 2006 Games on display at City Hall in Turin earlier this year. (ATR) (ATR) Via foot and Ferrari, ski and ship, the route of the 2006 Olympic Torch Relay is n...

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Paralympics Leaders Meet Chinese Premier

November 21, 2005

The new officers and governing board of the IPC in Beijing last weekend. (IPC) (ATR) Leaders of the International Paralympic Committee wrap up a week-long visit to China with ...

Olympic City Elects New Mayor

November 20, 2005

Sam Sullivan during the mayoral election campaign. (www.samsullivan.ca) (ATR) A new mayor from Vancouver will take the Olympic flag during the handover ceremony at the close o...

London 2012 Readies for IOC Visit

November 19, 2005

 (ATR) The collaboration between the IOC and London 2012 takes a step forward next week with a two-day orientation seminar in London with key staff of both organizations.The I...

ARISF Opposes Olympic Sports Re-Vote

November 18, 2005

 (ATR) The association representing sports seeking to join the Olympics says it opposes a new vote by the IOC to reverse the expulsion of baseball and softball from the 2012 ...

American to Chair London Olympics Agency

November 18, 2005

Jack Lemley, world-renowned construction project manager, will oversee work for the London Olympics. (ATR) An American who led the construction of the Channel Tunnel has been ...

Turkey Olympics Chief Asks FIFA Fairness

November 18, 2005

FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces decisions on soccer violence this week in Turkey and Bahrain during World Cup qualifiers. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Turkish National O...

Olympic Fakes Busted in Beijing

November 17, 2005

Maybe to no surprise, Beijing's Silk Alley, haven of knock-offs, is the site of the first discovery of unlicensed mascot products. (ATR) (ATR) Unlicensed versions of the new m...

Weightlifting Wraps Up in Doha

November 17, 2005

Iran’s Hussein Rezazadeh prepares for the lift that won the world championship. (ATR) (ATR) Iranian sports fans brought the 2005 Weightlifting World Championships to a noisy c...

IOC Chief Impressed in Doha

November 17, 2005

The IOC President at Asian Games HQ. (DAGOC) (ATR) The president of the IOC calls "impressive" the sports infrastructure being developed in Qatar. Jacques Rogge heads back to ...

WADA Out of Turin Olympics Drugs Row

November 16, 2005

WADA President Richard Pound. (ATR)  (ATR) The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency says it will not pressure Italy to modify the nation's anti-doping ...