Sponsor Spotlight - Infostrada Teams with IOC; Winter EYOF Signs Orange Romania
(ATR) Free wireless for European Youth Winter Olympic Festival ... Infostrada signs on through 2020 ... G4S settles contract with LOCOG ... More inside this edition of Sponsor Spotlight ...
Statement regarding London 2012 Games Security Contract
IOC DQs Weightlifter; G4S Loses $110 Million; WOA Strikes New Ground
(ATR) Russian bronze medalist stripped after "adverse analytical finding" ... Security firm settles contract with LOCOG ... World Olympians Association charters "new path" ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...
Armstrong Tapes Interview; Record Year for Heathrow; $160 Million Loss for G4S?
(ATR) Lance Armstrong, Oprah go "no-holds-barred" ... Heathrow passengers hit all-time-high ... Security contractor could lose $160 million from Games ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...
London 2012 Chiefs Blast G4S Security Failures
(ATR) LOCOG leaders appear to be on a collision course with G4S in reaching a financial settlement over the private security contractor’s failure to deliver on its Olympic commitments. ATR's Mark Bisson reports.
Sponsor Spotlight - G4S Losses; Sochi Car; Visa Criticism at Paralympics
(ATR) Private security provider reveals $79 million loss for fulfillment failure at Olympics ... Skoda unveils official Sochi 2014 vehicle ... Visa fails to provide audio assistance software for ATMs in time for Paralympics ...
London Latest - More Troops for Games; Olympics Duty for Big Ben; Royals Watch
(ATR) London 2012 CEO praises Britain's "brilliant" deployment of another 1,200 troops ... Bells to sound "as quickly and as loudly as possible" in artist's world-record attempt ... William, Kate, Harry to cheer on Team GB ...
Munich Moment of Silence; Newcastle Security Switch; Coe on Beer Prices for Media
(ATR) Rogge holds moment of silence for Olympic terror victims ... Coe greets media at MPC, honors late legendary journalists ... G4S out as security providers for Newcastle venue.
Olympics Security, FIFA Scandal, Athens Doping Top IOC EB Agenda
(ATR) London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe will seek to reassure the IOC Executive Board meeting Saturday that the G4S security debacle will not be a major issue come Games-time ... FIFA's handling of the ISL scandal is also on the agenda.
Feds Ready to Resolve Venue Concerns; Coe Says Olympic Security Numbers Sufficient
(ATR) ASOIF director Andrew Ryan tells Around the Rings the 26 sports are so far "very happy" ... LOCOG chair says to expect "safe and secure Games" ... Olympic Flame arrives in London ... Nike shoes yes, Pepsi t-shirt no, says Coe ... More inside this London Latest ...
Olympics Minister Says Taxpayers Will Not Pay For London Security Failures
(ATR) British Olympics minister Hugh Robertson says that “not a penny more” of public money will be spent on filling the gaps in security left by contractor G4S. ATR's Christian Radnedge reports from London ...
Coe Stresses London Readiness
(ATR) LOCOG chairman Sebastian Coe says the London Olympics will be safe and secure, despite the controversy over shortages of private security staff. Ed Hula III reports from London.
Last Days for Torch Relay, Security Controversy
(ATR) London prepares for final days of torch relay... Security crisis downplayed... Olympic prayers at Westminster Abbey... BBC flubs... More in this London Latest.
On the Scene - Water Polo Arena Fully Dressed for Games
(ATR) LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe says he doesn’t feel let down by “anything” with two weeks to go until London 2012. ATR's Christian Radnedge reports from the Water Polo Arena in Olympic Park.
On the Scene - Mayor Johnson Visits Olympic Village
(ATR) The mayor of London says it's “nothing but good” that extra military is being brought in to cover the security shortfall for London 2012. ATR's Christian Radnedge report's from Olympic Village ...
Oscar Pistorius and Jonnie Peacock go head to head as season starts at BT Paralympic World Cup
Golden Opportunities - Business Never Stops
(ATR) FIFA is hiring a Licensing and Consumer Retail Legal Counsel and the SportAccord Convention has three open positions. Also, check out Golden Opportunities' new feature, Olympian Efforts, which focuses on initiatives lead by Olympians.
London Latest - First Olympic Park Legacy Event; Coe Hits Back at Report on Soaring Costs
(ATR) A cycling festival is announced as the first major legacy event to make use of the Olympic Park post-Games... Sebastian Coe responds to report claiming cost of Games will be over $18 billion... Games security provider G4S opens 2012 Recruitment Center