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Olympic President Pays Tribute To America's Cup Sailor

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | San Francisco

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge paid tribute Friday to former Olympic sailing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson after his death in a training accid...

Why the Olympics Could Be £9 Billion Well Spent

Christina Patterson | Posted 09.24.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

What we'll see, for the next three weeks, will remind us that the most spectacular feats in the world don't cost money. And that, for all the worry and embarrassment, will be £9 billion well spent.

After 40 Years, It's Time to Commemorate Munich Olympics Massacre

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports
Abraham H. Foxman

The time has come for the IOC to right their 40 years of indifference to the victims of the Munich Massacre, and properly honor their memory during the opening Olympic ceremonies. It is an act of common human decency, not politics, to take a moment to commemorate those who died as Olympic athletes.

Moment Of Silence For 1972 Munich Victims Denied

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge won't budge: There will be no minute's silence for the Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich massacre at the openin...

"You Can Cure Cancer, But You Can't Cure Doping and Illegal Betting"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports
Elisabeth Braw

With his wire-rimmed glasses and measured speech, Rogge -- a Belgian, former surgeon and Olympic yachtsman -- cuts a distinguished figure. He met Metro for an exclusive interview at the IOC's headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Olympics: Coming Back To The US?

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — If there's any sense of urgency to bring the Olympics back to the United States, the president of the IOC isn't tippin...

Brazil Olympic Funding Taps Sports Marketing Gold

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.

Women's Ski Jumping Tests the Grudges of Olympic Leaders

Beau Dure | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Beau Dure

The pettiness of the International Olympic Committee will be key when the IOC decides whether to approve women's ski jumping for the Winter Olympic program next week. Will they have fresh reasons to say no?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Vancouver Olympic flame has been extinguished. Canada beat the U.S. 3-2 in a thrilling overtime game to win the gold medal in hockey.

Sports Business Most Influential

Sports Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Much like the industry itself, our ranking of the 50 most influential people in sports business evolves constantly. It's the nature of such lists, wha...

Less Than Sacred Hoops

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Why is Arne Duncan going to Copenhagen? Maybe the IOC will want to hear what steps he is taking to ensure that the rest of our nation's public schools begin performing at the level of those in Chicago.