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Olympian Seeks Jail Release; Vorontsov Stuck...

January 02, 2007

Myriam Bedard could be headed back to Canada this week. (ATR) Canadian Olympian Myriam Bedard could be released from a U.S. jail this week, while Olympic collector and ticket ...

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New Year to Bring U.S. Olympic Bid?

January 01, 2007

 (ATR) Plans by the U.S. Olympic Committee to launch a bid for the 2016 Olympics is expected to pick up speed in the first days of the new year. Chicago and Los Angeles are th...

Golden 25: Verbruggen #1

December 30, 2006

 (ATR) Top spot in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2007 goes to the person who functions as the IOC's bridge to the Beijing Olympics, now just over...

Golden 25: Oswald #2, IOC President #3

December 29, 2006

 Denis Oswald, #2Denis Oswald will lead the next full meeting of the IOC Coordination Commission for London 2012, the spring visit coming soon after L...

Samsung Chair Speaks Up for Korea Olympics Bid

December 29, 2006

Samsung chair and IOC member Kun Hee Lee. (ATR) Samsung chair and IOC member Kun Hee Lee is pledging his support for PyeongChang 2014, says a statement from the Olympic bid co...

Golden 25: Beijing Chief 4, Asia's Ahmad 5

December 28, 2006

 Liu Qi, #4Liu Qi, president of the Beijing Olympics, will play a significant role in making sure the 2008 Olympics are delivered to everybody's satis...

London Olympics to "Come to Life" in 2007

December 27, 2006

 (ATR) In a joint New Year message, the leaders of the London Olympics say the work towards the 2012 Games "will change gear and begin to come to life for people all over the ...

Golden 25: Pound 6, Carrion 7

December 27, 2006

 Richard Pound, #6After nearly eight years leading the World Anti Doping Agency, Richard Pound steps down in 2007, but not before overseeing revisions...

Press Release: Sochi 2014 Ambassador

December 27, 2006

 Sochi 2014 Adds Another String to its Bow Famed violinist comes on board as AmbassadorSochi, Russia, December 27, 2006 - Sochi 2014 has gained t...

Lillehammer to London Christmas Tree

December 26, 2006

Jason Gardner with students at St. Paul's. (ATR) A tree stands in London this Christmas as a gift from one Olympic city to another. Lillehammer, Norway is the donor of the 10-...

Golden 25: Samaranch 8, Rana 9

December 26, 2006

 Juan Antonio Samaranch, #8Now honorary president for life of the IOC, Juan Antonio Samaranch is still wielding influence from Lausanne and Barcelona....