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Press Release--London 2012 appoints Deputy Chair of Nations and Regions Group...

September 03, 2008

 Jonathan Edwards is today announced as Deputy Chair of the London 2012 Nations and Regions Group, to further enhance the profile and reach of the Group’s work.Edwards, the Tr...

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Press Release--Former Olympic Minister Knight to give Keynote Speech at Lausanne Summit

September 03, 2008

The City of Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Knight, former Minister of the Olympics for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, will be joining t...

Olympic Boxing Recovers in Beijing

September 03, 2008

283 boxers from 70 nations competed at the Beijing Games. (Getty Images)(ATR) Four years after boxing faced a crisis that could have led to its expulsion from the Games, the t...

Olympian Leads 2012 Winter YOG Commission

September 02, 2008

Pernilla Wiberg in action at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. (Getty) (ATR) Sweden's alpine skiing gold medalist Pernilla Wiberg is to chair the IOC Evaluation Commiss...

Press Release -- Pernilla Wiberg heads IOC Evaluation Commission for 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games

September 02, 2008

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Brazil Equestrian Awaits Drugs Test for Horse

September 02, 2008

Rodrigo Pessoa riding Rufus at the Beijing Olympics. (Getty Images)(ATR) Another possible equine drug blemish at the Beijing Olympics IS looming. A "B" sample from Rufus, the ...

Press Release-- BOA Hosts Rugby Reunion Match

September 02, 2008

Celebrating the London 1908 Olympic centenary, the British Olympic Association is hosting the first ever rugby union match to take place at the spectacular new Wembley stadium...

Bidding for the Games -- Rio Governor Brings Bid to London

September 01, 2008

Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral points during his presentation in London.(ATR) The governor of Rio de Janeiro begins a five day visit to London, the last in a whistlesto...

Press Release -- Olympic Flag on Display in City Hall

September 01, 2008

The historic and iconic Olympic flag with its unique interlocking rings representing the five continents of the world is now on display in City Hall. The Olympic flag will be ...

Insider Q&A -- Agent Evan Morgenstein of PMG Sports

September 01, 2008

(ATR) Agent Evan Morgenstein is best known for his representation of world-class swimmers and, indeed, many recent stars emerging from Beijing’s Water Cube pool are his client...

Media Watch -- The Cost of the Olympics and the Winners and Losers of the Games

September 01, 2008

IOC member and vice president Thomas Bach tells Der Spiegel that there are two delusions in Olympic sport: that it is not involved with money and not involved with politics. T...