Tessa Jowell, London 2012 Visionary

(ATR) Without Tessa Jowell, London 2012 might never have happened. Mark Bisson explains. 

London Latest: New London Olympics Minister Certain

(ATR) A new prime minister for the United Kingdom means a new Olympics minister, too. 

New Munich Director; New Sochi Logo; New Olympic Agreement

(ATR) Munich 2018 announces a new co-director … A new logo for Sochi 2014 at the end of the month … Lula and Brown sign Olympic agreement.

Olympic Newsdesk -- Greek Torchbearer Bans; New WADA Website

(ATR) The Hellenic Olympic Committee imposes lifetime torch bearing bans for any Olympians found guilty of doping... WADA unveils a new Web site.

Cabinet Meets in Olympic Park; Brown Renews Call for U.K. Soccer Team

(ATR) Instead of holding it as usual in No. 10 Downing Street, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown hosted a full meeting of his Cabinet in a Portakabin in London's Olympic Park Thursday.

London Update -- Blair Says Olympics "Worthwhile"; Nortel Collapse Costly to LOCOG

(ATR) Tony Blair says he would bid again for the Olympics -- even in a global recession that’s just cost LOCOG one of its tier one sponsors.

U.K. Prime Minister Stresses Government Commitment for 2018 World Cup Bid

(ATR) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown vows to make it his "personal mission" to gather worldwide support for England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

Olympics Leaders Confident Halfway to London 2012

(ATR) London Olympics organizers say they have no time to waste in preparations over the next three and a half years as they mark the halfway point to the 2012 Games.

London Update -- Gordon Brown Wants Alex Ferguson as Football Manager

(ATR) U.K. prime minster has approached Manchester United manager to lead potential British Olympic football team.

Argentina hizo una oferta unilateral cuando se habla de suspender pagos de deuda y ayudar a las economías emergentes

En la reunión “virtual” FMI-Banco Mundial, economistas y ex funcionarios internacionales pidieron suspender pagos por dos años. En tanto, el economista jefe de Goldman Sachs pronosticó que la economía global podría empezar a recuperarse -mes a mes- ya en mayo