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Media Watch-Paralympics Close, Looking to 2012, and Paralympics should have more Exposure...

September 21, 2008

 Paralympic games drew great excitement and emotional moments throughout the entire games, according to Elizabeth Hudson of the BBC. Britain’s show much promise in Olympic and...

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Bidding for the Games: Chicago Bid Committee Fighting for Web Site Address

September 20, 2008

 The game of Tug-of-war is no longer on the Olympic program, but it's being played in Olympic cyberspace for the rights to the Chicago2016.com domain name. The Chicago 2016 bi...

Press Release: International Investment Forum hears about importance of human capital and infrastructure to Russia's first Winter Games

September 20, 2008

19 September 2008, Sochi, Russia's Representatives of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Russian Government, local administration and businesspeople from across the wo...

World Briefs – WADA Talks Banned Substances, Hackett to Host, ITU Changes World Championships

September 20, 2008

WADA to Discuss 2009 Prohibited List, Privacy The WADA Executive Committee will meet Saturday in Montreal to discuss and approve the 2009 List of Prohibited Substances. The li...

On the Scene in Beijing -- 2016 Games Bidders Study Abroad at Beijing Paralympics

September 19, 2008

Chicago 2016 chairman Pat Ryan (Getty Images) Chicago Chicago 2016 chairman and CEO Pat Ryan accompanied the bid observer team to Beijing, in part to "lend support to the Game...

Press Release: Olympic Champions Join the Campaign for Rio 2016

September 19, 2008

 After winning gold in the Beijing Olympics, as part of Brazil's female volleyball team, líbero (defensive player) Fabi and middle blocker Fabiana are now wearing a different ...

Fight Against Doping -- IPC Unhappy, Tour Riders Retested

September 19, 2008

Ahmed Coskun was sent home by the German Olympic Sports Union after he failed a drug test at the Beijing Paralympics. He was one of four Paralympians to fail drug tests, the o...

Vancouver View – VANOC: Funds Enough for Costs, Paralympics Lessons from Beijing

September 19, 2008

VANOC says there are enough funds to complete all proposed venues for 2010. (ATR/B. Mackin)Construction Reserve Dwindles VANOC has less than $14 million remaining in its rainy...

Olympic Briefs: New Board Members at USOC, Changes for Olympic Sponsors

September 18, 2008

McDonald's says Chicago bid could play a role in the sponsorship's future. (Getty Images) USOC Appoints two new Board Members Ursula M. Burns, president of Xerox Corporation, ...

FIFA Report - Blatter Visits South Africa, Mbeki

September 18, 2008

FIFA President Sepp Blatter greets construction workers during a visit through Greenpoint football stadium in Cape Town.(Getty Images)Blatter Affirms South Africa World Cup Pr...

Bidding for the Games: Chair for 2016 Evaluation Commission Named

September 18, 2008

Nawal el Moutawakel for 2016 Job The IOC member who led the review of the 2012 Olympics bids will head the IOC commission that will study the four cities bidding for 2016. Naw...