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Bidding for the Games -- Reno Wishes Good Luck for Chicago, Canadian Pan Am Bid Leader...

September 12, 2008

Reno Waits Turn for Winter Olympics BidThe head of the coalition seeking to bring the Winter Games to Reno, Nevada/Lake Tahoe, California area tells Around the Rings “we are...

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On the Scene from Beijing --- Paralympics Bring Life to Olympic Green

September 12, 2008

Visitors stick under umbrellas on the Green. (ATR) Fun and Games at the Green The Paralympics have won a reputation of being a fun Games for China. Ticket prices descend i...

Olympic Briefs: Rogge on European Sports, Israeli Could Face Inquiry

September 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge wants sport to speak as a single voice in negotiations over the role of sport in the European Union. (ATR)Rogge Convenes Summit on EU and Sport IOC...

Bidding for the Games -- 2016 Cities Hit the Road

September 11, 2008

Worldwide Travel for 2016 Cities The four cities in the race for the 2016 Olympics are preparing their teams to stay on the road. After the three weeks of the Beijing Olympics...

On the Scene -- U.S. Sees in China a Model of Paralympic Sport

September 11, 2008

The leader of Paralympic sport in the U.S. said China's support for the Paralympics is enviable. Copying a Paralympic PowerhouseThe head of the U.S. team to the Beijing Paraly...

Olympic Briefs: Israeli Insults China, Rahlves Skis Dubai, Samaranch on Beijing

September 10, 2008

Shahar Zubari receives Israel’s first medal in Beijing after placing third in the men’s windsurfing race at the Beijing Olympics. (Getty Images) Zubari's Remarks Ignite Firest...

Beijing Paralympics: China’s Success, Polite Spectators

September 10, 2008

Erin Popovich of the U.S. wins the 100m breaststroke - SB7. (Getty Images). Medal Tally in China's Favor  Host China is dominating the results at the Paralympics in Beijing, w...

Vancouver Olympics Ticket Sales to Open

September 10, 2008

Canadians will be able to place ticket orders for the Olympics via the internet starting October 3. (ATR)(ATR) Canadians will get the first chance to order tickets to the Vanc...

Canoe Federation Weathers Storm, Plots New Course

September 10, 2008

Elena Kaliska of Slovakia continued the country's dominance in slalom by taking gold in the women's Single Kayak K1 slalom. (Getty Images) The International Canoe Federation's...

Press Release: Russia heaps high praise on China’s Paralympic infrastructure

September 09, 2008

10 September 2008, Beijing, China – A high-level Russian delegation today toured Beijing’s venues for the 2008 Paralympic Games, mindful that Russia will host its first Paraly...

Olympics Briefs: Media Rules Expire in China, Phelps at the Big Board, Usain Goes Home

September 09, 2008

Foreign media film the Beijing Games emblem in Tiananmen Square on Aug. 3, 2008. China's relaxed media policy is set to expire in October. (Getty Images)Olympic Rules for Jour...