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Centennial Olympic Games Museum Open

July 17, 2006

The Centennial Olympic Games Museum is now open to the public. (ATR) (ATR) The largest exhibition in the U.S. devoted to the Olympics opened this weekend in Atlanta, coincidin...

Atlanta Olympics Bomb Suits Settled

July 14, 2006

Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. (ATR) (ATR) Just as Atlanta prepares to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the 1996 Games, word comes that settlements have been reached wit...

Low Olympics Construction Costs for LA 2016

September 23, 2006

Using the Coliseum as the main stadium for the Los Angeles bid is a major cost-savings. (ATR) The head of the Los Angeles bid for the 2016 Olympics says changes to its plans f...

Next Phase for U.S. 2016 Olympic Bids

September 22, 2006

 (ATR) The three cities hoping to bid for the 2016 Olympics face a new round of scrutiny the U.S. Olympic Committee vice president for international relations tells Around the...

New Stadium Plan for Chicago Olympics Bid

September 20, 2006

 (ATR) Chicago's plan for the 2016 Olympics now calls for the construction of a single new stadium with major legacy potential, replacing a proposal that called for two stadiu...

Madrid 16: New Name for Spanish Olympics Bid

September 19, 2006

Mayor Alberto Ruiz Gallardon leads the Madrid Olympics bid. (ATR) (ATR) The foundation for Madrid's 2016 Olympics bid is now a legal entity following the signing of papers of ...

Deadline For U.S. 2016 Olympics Bids

September 18, 2006

 September 22 Deadline ApproachesChicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco will have to lay their cards on the table this week when the submit questionnaires to the USOC that wil...

UK Sports Minister Likes Rio Olympic Chances

September 15, 2006

Caborn spoke at a lunch in Rio where he said South America is due for consideration as a host for the Olympics. (COB) (ATR) U.K. Minister of Sport Richard Caborn tells Around ...

Oslo, Lillehammer Seek Joint Olympics Bid

September 13, 2006

 (ATR) The campaign in Norway for the 2018 Winter Olympics now includes a joint proposal from Oslo and Lillehammer, two cities that have hosted the Games before. The Oslo city...

Rio de Janeiro Runs for 2016 Olympics

September 01, 2006

Brazilian NOC President and IOC member Carlos Nuzman. (ATR) (ATR) Rio de Janeiro will launch a candidacy for the 2016 Summer Olympics. "It's the right moment," the president o...

Brazil Ready to Decide on 2016 Olympics

August 31, 2006

Ipanema Beach, one of Rio's icons. (ATR (ATR) The leadership of the Brazilian Olympic Committee meets Friday to decide whether to launch a bid for the 2016 Olympics. An offici...

Tokyo 2016 Olympics Bid Needs Changes

August 30, 2006

 (ATR) A Japanese Olympic Committee executive tells Around the Rings now that Tokyo is Japan's nominee for the 2016 Olympics, changes are needed before the bid is submitted to...