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September 13, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY
The executive committee of The Athletics Congress, the national governing body for track and field, voted Saturday to recommend a two-year contract extension for executive director Ollan Cassell. TAC President Frank Greenberg of Philadelphia said that he had been instructed by the executive committee not to reveal the results of the vote, which came after 2 1/2 hours of discussion during a meeting at Denver.
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September 13, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY
The executive committee of The Athletics Congress, the national governing body for track and field, voted Saturday to recommend a two-year contract extension for executive director Ollan Cassell. TAC President Frank Greenberg of Philadelphia said that he had been instructed by the executive committee not to reveal the results of the vote, which came after 2 1/2 hours of discussion during a meeting at Denver.
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May 10, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The executive director of The Athletics Congress admitted Wednesday that the resignation last week of four athletes involved in TAC's drug-testing program could hurt the credibility of the sport's war on drugs. Ollan Cassell, in a conference call with reporters, referred to the resignations last Wednesday of Edwin Moses, Harvey Glance and Linda Sheskey from TAC's drug testing Custodial Board. Doriane Lambelet resigned as the counsel to the board.
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September 12, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ollan Cassell's status with The Athletics Congress will be the leading item on the agenda today in a meeting in Denver of the U.S. track and field governing body's executive committee. After hearing a report from a subcommittee formed earlier this year to evaluate Cassell, executive director for all 14 years of the organization's existence, the 22-member executive committee is expected to vote on whether to recommend to TAC's board of directors that his contract be renewed next March.
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September 12, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ollan Cassell's status with The Athletics Congress will be the leading item on the agenda today in a meeting in Denver of the U.S. track and field governing body's executive committee. After hearing a report from a subcommittee formed earlier this year to evaluate Cassell, executive director for all 14 years of the organization's existence, the 22-member executive committee is expected to vote on whether to recommend to TAC's board of directors that his contract be renewed next March.
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December 2, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For several months there has been a sentiment among some in the track and field community that The Athletics Congress Executive Director Ollan Cassell has been wielding too much power and his 20-year rule must end.
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June 30, 1985
One more roadblock remains for Renaldo Nehemiah and other professional football players trying to regain their track and field status, The Athletics Congress said in Indianapolis. Ollan Cassell, executive director of TAC, the governing body for the sport in the United States, said that a three-man panel of the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the world sanctioning group for track and field, had turned over to the IAAF Council its conclusions on the matter of IAAF Rule 53(v).
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June 29, 1990 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. track and field's top official said Thursday that there have been no inconsistencies in their drug enforcement policies but suggested there could be some at the international level. Ollan C. Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, the U.S. governing body for track, defended his group's drug-testing record, and said he cannot account for punishment leveled by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the worldwide governing body.
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June 5, 1992 | JULIE CART
Conspicuous only because of his low profile at the International Amateur Athletic Federation meetings last week in Toronto was Ollan Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, which governs track and field in this country. It appeared to be a rough few days for Cassell, on top of an already rocky year. Cassell survived a TAC vote of confidence by a single vote in April, and in Toronto he was said to be ducking into meeting rooms to avoid bumping into reporters.
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July 27, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Frustrated organizers of the track and field competition in the Goodwill Games announced only moments before the women's javelin throw Wednesday that world record-holder Petra Felke of East Germany had withdrawn. That was not news to U.S. champion Karin Smith, who said Felke told her at a meet in Finland more than three weeks ago that she would not compete.
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June 5, 1992 | JULIE CART
Conspicuous only because of his low profile at the International Amateur Athletic Federation meetings last week in Toronto was Ollan Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, which governs track and field in this country. It appeared to be a rough few days for Cassell, on top of an already rocky year. Cassell survived a TAC vote of confidence by a single vote in April, and in Toronto he was said to be ducking into meeting rooms to avoid bumping into reporters.
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December 2, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For several months there has been a sentiment among some in the track and field community that The Athletics Congress Executive Director Ollan Cassell has been wielding too much power and his 20-year rule must end.
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August 26, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The management and direction of track and field in the United States for the last 10 years has largely been at the discretion of Ollan Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, the sport's national governing body. Cassell has shepherded track and field through a decade that has been at once tumultuous and immensely profitable. There have been embarrassing drug scandals, but there also have been rewarding television contracts.
SPORTS
July 27, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Frustrated organizers of the track and field competition in the Goodwill Games announced only moments before the women's javelin throw Wednesday that world record-holder Petra Felke of East Germany had withdrawn. That was not news to U.S. champion Karin Smith, who said Felke told her at a meet in Finland more than three weeks ago that she would not compete.
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June 29, 1990 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. track and field's top official said Thursday that there have been no inconsistencies in their drug enforcement policies but suggested there could be some at the international level. Ollan C. Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, the U.S. governing body for track, defended his group's drug-testing record, and said he cannot account for punishment leveled by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the worldwide governing body.
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May 10, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The executive director of The Athletics Congress admitted Wednesday that the resignation last week of four athletes involved in TAC's drug-testing program could hurt the credibility of the sport's war on drugs. Ollan Cassell, in a conference call with reporters, referred to the resignations last Wednesday of Edwin Moses, Harvey Glance and Linda Sheskey from TAC's drug testing Custodial Board. Doriane Lambelet resigned as the counsel to the board.
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August 26, 1990 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The management and direction of track and field in the United States for the last 10 years has largely been at the discretion of Ollan Cassell, executive director of The Athletics Congress, the sport's national governing body. Cassell has shepherded track and field through a decade that has been at once tumultuous and immensely profitable. There have been embarrassing drug scandals, but there also have been rewarding television contracts.
SPORTS
August 27, 1987
Primo Nebiolo of Italy was re-elected president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation by acclamation. Also re-elected as one of four vice presidents was Ollan Cassell of the United States.
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June 30, 1985
One more roadblock remains for Renaldo Nehemiah and other professional football players trying to regain their track and field status, The Athletics Congress said in Indianapolis. Ollan Cassell, executive director of TAC, the governing body for the sport in the United States, said that a three-man panel of the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the world sanctioning group for track and field, had turned over to the IAAF Council its conclusions on the matter of IAAF Rule 53(v).
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