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U.S. Olympic Athletes Have a Hard-Knock Life

Middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds is brandishing temporary tattoos on his arm to the highest bidder to display at track and field meets to raise...

The IOC As Ever is Encountering Choppy Waters That May Get Rougher Before any...

The resignation of Mario Vazquez Rana of Mexico from four influential Olympic responsibilities – the IOC and thereby its Executive Board and also as...

Tokyo 2020 Bring in Olympic Medalist to Help Them Close Social Media Gap on...

Egami has been hired to develop communication strategy and coordinate messaging through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and the Tokyo 2020 website. Tokyo's unsuccessful bid...

UK Sport Welcome Tax Break on Top Sports Stars Competing in Britain

A decision by the Government to relax the tax rules on foreign sports stars competing in Britain in a move aimed at allowing high...

London Theatre Industry Unveils Catalogue of Events to Entice London 2012 Visitors

We know you don’t want to miss the real show in 2012, so we've created a list of all the shows you can currently...

Exclusive: “There is huge popular support” for Olympics in Istanbul claims bid official

(Editor’s Note.  This article is one of five being posted to the Digest blog on the same day.  All five stories deal with a...

Maximizing Heritage and Economic Impact From Hosting Major Sporting Events

(Editor’s Note: Professor Franco B. Ascani is the President of the Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs and a member of the International Olympic Commission...

Mario Vazquez Raña resigns

Mario Vazquez Raña, one of the most influential figures in the Olympic movement, abruptly announced his resignation Thursday as a member of the International...

Live from London: It’s the 2012 Summer Olympics on NBC

Yahoo Sports has a report on its website that is of major interest to those who will be watching the 2012 Summer Olympics from...

IOC Working for Gender Equity in the Olympic Movement

The first Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896 were not open to women. Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the International Olympic...

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