On the Scene - Lillehammer Wins 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games
(ATR) Sole bidder confirmed as 2016 Winter YOG host ... Olympic Museum embezzlement update ... Ghana reinstated ... Athletes Commission candidates to come ... Ed Hula III reports from Lausanne.
Compliance Review, 2012 Budget Top World Anti-Doping Agency Agenda
(ATR) Director general David Howman tells Around the Rings about WADA's two big issues for this weekend's meetings of the Executive Committee and Foundation Board in Montreal.
WADA to Challenge British Olympic Association Lifetime Drugs Ban at CAS
(ATR) Colin Moynihan steps up his war of words with the World Anti-Doping Agency by confirming that the BOA will "vigorously defend" its lifetime ban for dopers before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Ice Hockey Chief Calls for Federations to Unite to Protect Integrity of Sport
(ATR) IOC member from Switzerland Rene Fasel tells Around the Rings he is more concerned than ever about protecting the integrity of sport amid frequent media headlines about doping, match-fixing and illegal betting.
2012 Olympic Security Concerns; Aussie Football Appeal; Toronto 2024?
(ATR) U.S. has "utmost confidence" in London's plans, says State Department ... Matildas want in and North Korea out for 2012 ... Olympic University lectures ... Rumblings from Toronto ... Moynihan on doping.
On the Scene -- IOC President Tours U.S. Olympic Training Center
(ATR) Equal parts questioner and comedian, Jacques Rogge looks right at home in his return to Colorado Springs. Matthew Grayson reports from the Fifth International Athletes' Forum.
On the Scene -- IOC, USOC Corral Athletes Into Colorado Springs
(ATR) In between line dance lessons and a real live rodeo, members of the IOC Athletes' Commission tell Around the Rings the overturned “Osaka Rule” is a hot topic yet to be introduced at the Fifth International Athletes' Forum. Matthew Grayson reports from Colorado Springs.
IOC Eyes Return to Osaka Rule; Glasgow 2014 "On Course" Says Watchdog
(ATR) Juridical Commission chair says IOC will push for controversial doping rule's return in 2013 ... Plenty of praise for next Commonwealth Games hosts ... Criticism of Coca-Cola's 2012 plans ...
IOC "Disappointed" at CAS Ruling on LaShawn Merritt; USOC Reacts
(ATR) The IOC is "surprised" and "disappointed" after the Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed its doping eligibility rule. It clears the way for U.S. 400m star LaShawn Merritt and dozens of other former doping cheats to compete at London 2012.
Olympic Terrorism Risks; IOC Clears Swimmer; More Rio Critics
(ATR) Leaked diplomatic cables show security concerns for 2010 Olympics ... Breaststroke champion not subject to controversial doping rule ... Indian NOC assesses future ... Amnesty International voices Rio concerns.
USOC, IOC Head to CAS; Qatar and Sustainability; New Zealand 2012, Tibbs for Manchester
(ATR) USOC hopes court can settle dispute over doping rule ... Qatar highlighting sustainability ... Kiwi athletes starting on the road to London...Jon Tibbs on the road to Manchester...