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Vancouver View -- Debut for Look of the 2010 Olympics...

September 15, 2008

The look of the Vancouver Olympics is about to move beyond a trio of mascots. (Getty)Look What’s Coming The look of the 2010 Games will be unveiled Sept. 17 when vice-presiden...

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On the Scene -- Athlete Village Offers Tangible, Intangible Comforts

September 15, 2008

Athletes occupy the bottom three floors of the Paralympic Village. (Getty Images) All Compliments for the Village The verdict on the Paralympic Village is nearly universal: gr...

U.S. Olympics Update --- Cyclists Win USOC Apology, USA Track Post-Beijing, Phelps No Comic

September 15, 2008

Bobby Lea and Michael Friedman on the track in Beijing. (Getty)(ATR) An apology from the USOC to a group of cyclists chastised for wearing face masks as they arrived in Beijin...

Press Release: Sochi 2014 President and CEO holds open and wide-ranging dialogue with leading international experts and opinion formers

September 15, 2008

 15 September 2008, Moscow, Russia - Sochi 2014 has taken another major step in its open dialogue with the international community. Sochi 2014 President and CEO, Dmitry Cherny...

Cricket and Rugby Vie for Olympic Attention

September 14, 2008

Rugby's first goal is to reach the Olympic program for the 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images)(ATR) Cricket and rugby, sports closely associated with British heritage, could both be...

On the Scene--Spectators Pick Winners among Paralympic Sponsors

September 14, 2008

Samsung’s pavilion offers a place to watch live TV. (ATR) Crowd Pleasers: Coke, Samsung, Lenovo As the Olympic Green comes to life in the morning, long lines at certain sponso...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Opportunities across the Olympic Movement

September 14, 2008

(Getty Images)Job openings with VANOC 2010 top Golden Opportunities yet again this week with six staff positions, including a torch relays command centre manager. The IOC is s...

Media Watch- Paralympians Banned, China back to normal, and Diffcult Conditions

September 14, 2008

 According to Peter White of the BBC, with an increase in funding Great Britain’s Paralympics team should have success. Para-dressage riders have not complained about the weat...

On the Scene at Paralympics -- Iran Controversy, Medals Gaffe, International Federations

September 13, 2008

Iran's team gives no official reason for leaving the tournament.(Getty Images) Iran Forfeits Basketball Quarterfinal Iran’s wheelchair basketball team has pulled out of the Pa...

World Briefs: Powell Strives for World Record and Olympians Give Back

September 13, 2008

Event LogoWorld Athletics Final, Minus Bolt Stuttgart plays host to the IAAF World Athletics Final this weekend, a two-day meeting that carries $3 million in prize money. The ...

Israeli Olympic medalist slammed for comments on Chinese

September 12, 2008

Israeli Olympic medalist slammed for comments on Chinese(ynetnews.com) - Shahar Tzuberi has not left the headlines. After a big fuss was made over him for being the only Israe...