London Security Chief Named; Kwan Ends Olympic Career

(ATR) London organizers announced the director of security… Michelle Kwan ended her Olympic career… Sweet sponsorship for Australian Olympic Committee

B.C. Judge Decides Against Women Ski Jumpers-Updated Witih IOC Comment

(ATR) A British Columbia Supreme Court judge rules that women’s ski jumping does not need to be included in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. This report updated with VANOC, IOC comment.

Olympic Newsdesk - Pollution Worse in Beijing Games; Underage Gymnast Case Examined

(ATR) A new study finds that pollution during the 2008 Beijing Games was worse than previous Olympics...The FIG turns over investigation of alleged underaged Chinese gymnasts to commission.

Vancouver View - VANOC to Maintain Ties with GM; Tickets Up For Sale

(ATR)VANOC will maintain its sponsorship deal with GM, despite the auto giant declaring bankruptcy…Canadian residents will get a chance to buy 2010 Winter Olympic tickets on Saturday

Vancouver View: VANOC Argues Ski Jumping is Out of Its Hands

(ATR) The Olympics are the "sole and exclusive property" of the IOC. That is the defense being presented by VANOC's lawyers for the second day against a bid by 15 women seeking a ski jumping competition at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Winter Federations Roundup -- X Games, "Skiing Super Bowl" This Weekend

(ATR) Athletes in a variety of snow sport disciplines will hit the slopes this weekend in Aspen, Colo. and Kitzbuhel, Austria for two of winter sports' premier events

Federations Roundup -- FIBA Building New Headquarters, Kalamazoo Hosting Curling

(ATR) Basketball federation will move from Geneva to Mies, Switzerland...Michigan city chosen to hold U.S. curling championships in 2010

Innsbruck Poses Least Risk for 2012 Youth Olympic Games

(ATR) Innsbruck, Austria could be the favorite to win the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games, the annoucememnt coming  Friday. The IOC Evaluation Commission report says the plan for the Games in the Austrian sports center poses "minimal risk".