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London 2012 Set to Come in Nearly $640 Million Under Budget

London 2012 is set to come in almost £400 million ($639 million/€492 million) under budget according to figures revealed in the Government's final quarterly...

Prime Minister: The British Brand Has Never Been Stronger after London 2012

Britain and Brazil will work closely together in the build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, the leaders of the two countries, David...

Prince of Jordan: Arab World a Long Way Off from Hosting Olympics

(Editor’s Note: In an exclusive interview with English newspaper, The Independent, International Olympic Committee member Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan talked about...

Olympic Playmakers—Part II

“We try to be part of the ‘team’ of the Olympic Movement, conscious of things we can provide, of participation, of making sure we...

Exclusive: AIBA to Sue Olympic Broadcaster BBC After London 2012 Cash for Medal Allegations...

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that it will sue the BBC after the Olympic broadcaster last night rebroadcast allegations from its Newsnight...

As the Games Continue, So Does the Controversy

The Italian race walker Alex Scharzer, defending 50K Olympics champion, admitted to doping just a couple of days before the London Games began and...

London 2012 at the Halfway Mark

“The first half of the London Games has been a spectacular success that has transformed a naturally cautious British public into a nation of...

‘Green and pleasant’ Land Opening Ceremony Includes Sheep and Cows

Oscar-winning producer Danny Boyle has unveiled what the Olympic Stadium will look like during the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 next month and revealed...

Spain: Economic Crisis Will Have No Impact on Madrid’s Olympic Bid

Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will not be affected by the worsening economic crisis in Spain, officials there have claimed. Spain's...

Blackmun Stood Up Just When the U.S. Olympics Needed Him Most

I've known United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun for over 15 years, and I have seen him, on occasion, enjoy a...

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