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U.S. Speedskating Changes Structure Of BOD, Trims Board Members05 / 20 / 13
The U.S. Speedskating BOD on Saturday "adopted a sweeping set of new bylaws, part of an ongoing transformation to turn around an organization long hampered with internal strife," according to Jared Hopkins of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The changes include reducing the size of the BOD "from 14 to 10 -- inc...
SYDNEY 2000: A delegation from Sydney 2000 is taking a crash course with ACOG officials in Atlanta. While almost 70% of Sydney''s proposed venues are built or under construction, they face "enormous h
Negotiations between Japanese broadcasters and ACOG for exclusive broadcast rights in Japan for the ''96 Games have been an "uphill battle." While AGOG is asking the Japanese to pay "some three times
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch said Saturday that organizers of the Olympic Games in Atlanta "should stick with tradition and end the Games with the epic event" -- the men''s marathon. Samaranch
ACOG officials today will give the IOC executive board a report on the status of the ''96 games. Many delegates and IOC officials have expressed their pleasure with the city''s effort during their wee
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Ostersund, Sweden admits that Salt Lake City is the leading candidate to receive the 2002 Winter Olympics, but refuses to give up the fight to have another Scandinavian Olympics just eight years after
Primo Nebiolo, the head of the International Track and Field Federation, says he will not allow ACOG to schedule the Olympic Marathon in the morning; he insists the event will remain in its traditiona
Atlanta-area homeowners planning to rent-out their domiciles to Olympic visitors during the ''96 games may have to add sales tax to the bill. The GA Department of Revenue is considering a proposal tha
With budget shortfalls expected after the ''96 games, the USOC is looking for ways to make ends meet without cutting programs for athletes. "Ironically, having the ''96 Olympics in the United States h
Atlanta will get "their first -- and last -- chance" to test their ability to hold a major international event when as many as 1,000 Olympic officials and guests visit. While the Association of Nation