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World Briefs: Moynihan Visits Sydney, Neben Rides Away with Gold, Early Start for Spring Training...

September 27, 2008

BOA chair Colin Moynihan will be in Sydney Monday to meet with AOC chief John Coates. (Getty Images)BOA Chief in Sydney British Olympic Association chair Colin Moynihan visits...

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U.S. Briefs -- Armstrong Drug Tests Online, Concussion Research, New Complaint for USOC Manners in Beijing

September 27, 2008

Lance Armstrong last won the Tour de France in 2005. (Getty Images)Armstrong Returns to the Rod Accompanied by persistent drug rumors as he won an unprecedented seven straight...

McDonald's Disavows Influence for 2016 Olympics

September 26, 2008

(ATR) McDonald’s Global Chief Marketing officer says the company is not siding with Chicago in the race for the 2016 Olympics, contrary to comments made a week ago by another ...

FIFA Report -- Georgia Rejoins World Cup Map, Croatia Racks up Fines

September 26, 2008

A spectator encourages "Peace for Georgia" at the Georgia-Ireland World Cup qualifying match in Mainz, Germany. (Getty Images) Tbilisi to Host World Cup Qualifier World footba...

BOCOG, Yili Say Olympic Milk Safe

September 26, 2008

Yili yogurt and other dairy products were served in cafeterias used by the Olympic and Paralympic families. (ATR)(ATR) Dairy products served to athletes and media during the B...

"With Glowing Hearts" Says Vancouver Olympics Motto

September 25, 2008

VANOC leaders and Canadian Olympians helped launch the new mottoes for 2010 Games. (ATR/B.Mackin)(ATR) Vancouver 2010 takes a line from the Canadian national anthem as the mot...

World Forum Seeks Ways to Reach Youth

September 25, 2008

Finding ways to revive the flagging interest of youth for sport is one of the aims of the latest IOC World Forum on Sport, Education and Culture underway in Busan, South Korea...

Olympic Memorabilia: Tepid Market for Beijing Collectibles

September 25, 2008

The Lenovo Water Cube pin (second row, left) has been popular. (ATR) Supply Exceeds Demand for Most Beijing Collectibles Type "Beijing Olympic" into eBay's search engine and n...

Bidding for the Games: France Weighs 2018 Bid, 2016 Bids to Korea

September 24, 2008

The opening ceremony for the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble. (Getty Images)French Bid for 2018French Olympic Committee president Henri Serandour confirms that France will bid f...

Credit Crunch Impacts Funding for London's Olympic Village

September 24, 2008

A LOCOG rendering shows the view for the 17,000 athletes and officials to be housed in the village.(ATR) Turmoil in global financial markets is making it more difficult to sec...

Press Release: London celebrates as host city for the 2010 IRB Women's Rugby World Cup

September 24, 2008

 The Rugby Football Union for Women and the Rugby Football Union today announced that London has won the bid to host the 2010 IRB Women's Rugby World Cup. The prestigious tour...