IOC report says 85 percent of all permanent Olympic venues are still in use

The report comes from the 139th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland

International Ski Federation official cites “perfect” organization and “incredible” venues at Beijing 2022 Games

FIS secretary general Michel Vion emphasizes the smooth execution and scheduled delivery of most, but not all, Olympic ski and snowboard events, despite frequent imposing winds. He says the Chinese sports venues are planned for use at future World Cup competitions

Former Centennial Olympic Stadium Bought

(ATR) Georgia State University purchases Turner Field for $23 million, plans to turn it into a football stadium.

Media Watch -- Sochi Explored; Olympians in "Body" Issue

(ATR) The Economist, NBC affiliate profile Sochi... Olympians in ESPN The Magazine's "The Body" issue... Unofficial Tour de France watchdogs hope to figure out if cyclists are doping... Twitter says Murray victory bigger than the Olympics... More inside... 

London 2012 gets underway in Royal Greenwich

Assembly to probe Olympic Park venues legacy plans

Assembly Investigates Legacy; Special Forces for Olympics; Shooting Qualifications

(ATR) London Assembly weighing public cost of Games ... Elite unit reportedly leaving Afghanistan for 2012 security ... Shooting sport athletes book Olympic tickets ...

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.

Construction on Track for London 2012 Aquatics Center

(ATR) The London 2012 swimming venue billed as the 'Gateway to the Games' is starting to take shape on the Olympic Park.

Vancouver View -- More 2010 Tickets on Sale, Oval Rounding Completion

(ATR) Friday morning, tickets for various events and 12 medal ceremonies will go on sale, while later in the day Richmond Olympic Oval officially opens.