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World Briefs--London Couple Refuses to Pay Olympic Tax...

September 06, 2008

 London Couple Refuses to Pay Olympic Tax A London couple will land in court on Sept. 15 after refusing to pay tax of less than $50 unless all British citizens ante up. "It is...

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Press Release -- Softball completes Olympic CLEAN sweep

September 05, 2008

Sport continues its exemplary doping record at Beijing Olympic competition ISF President: ‘This confirms that Softball is helping the IOC lead the fight against doping in spo...

Press Release -- Chicago 2016 Delegation Attends Paralympic Games In Beijing

September 05, 2008

Olympic bid delegation to gain insight into plans for accessibility and Olympic VillageCHICAGO – Chicago 2016 announced today that representatives from the Olympic bid committ...

On the Scene in Beijing -- Paralympic Opening Ceremony

September 05, 2008

Tickets on the ShelfA total of 2.1 million tickets are available for the The supply of tickets for events in the Water Cube is tight, says BOCOG EVP Wang Wei. (Getty Images...

Press Release -- Fourteen-time Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Visits Chicago to Be Part of Chicago 2016's Bid

September 05, 2008

Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist and Chicago 2016 committee member Michael Phelps was in Chicago today to celebrate his history-making performance and lend his support for ...

IOC Communications Chief Moves On

September 05, 2008

Giselle Davies in Beijing. (ATR) (ATR) IOC communications director Giselle Davies tells Around the Rings the timing is right for her to leave her post, her resignation announc...

Fight Against Doping -- Jones Prison Term Ends

September 05, 2008

Marion Jones returns to family life Sept. 5, her federal prison term over. (Getty Images) Marion Jones Goes HomeMarion Jones is expected to be released Sept. 5 from federal p...

London 2012's Coe Becomes Art for Cultural Olympiad

September 04, 2008

(ATR) There will be no gold medals handed out for artwork inspired by the 2012 Games, but one of Britain's best-known gold medalists will do what he does best in the name of O...

On the Scene in Beijing-- Two Days Left Till Paralympics

September 04, 2008

A portion of the Thursday night rehearsal at the Bird’s Nest Stadium for the Paralympics opening ceremony. (Getty) (ATR) The first full rehearsal of the Paralympics opening c...

Press Release-- FEI Launches Paralympic Website

September 04, 2008

This here marks the official launch of the new and specifically designed website for the 2008 Paralympic Games in Hong Kong www.fei.org/paralympics as well as the dedicated ne...

Paralympic Preview -- Paralympic Leader Excited About Games, Paralympic Torch in Dalian

September 03, 2008

Wheelchair athletes use the newly upgraded Terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport. (BOCOG)Philip Craven Excited About Beijing Paralympics IPC President Philip Craven ...