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Doha for 2016 Olympics?

September 28, 2006

50,000 seat Khalifa Stadium is the biggest venue for the Asian Games in Doha. (ATR) (ATR) With the Asian Games coming in two months to Doha, trial balloons for a 2016 Olympics...

San Francisco Keeps Olympics Venues Under Wraps

September 27, 2006

Candlestick Park is surrounded by parking lots that could become an Olympic Park. (ATR) San Francisco plans to keep its full venue plan for the 2016 Olympics under wraps a bit...

Compact Plan for Chicago 2016

September 24, 2006

McCormick Place in Chicago's center will host 11 events. (ATR) The head of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics tells Around the Rings that even with a move of the Olympic Stad...

Asian Olympics Chief: Doha Games Mideast Boost

December 14, 2006

Olympic Council of Asian President Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Olympic Council of Asia tells Around the Rings that Asian Games in Doha will "open t...

Asian Games Enter Final Week

December 10, 2006

 (ATR) Qatar wins a marathon gold medal, while two more doping cases have arisen at the Asian Games in Doha. The games are heading into their final days of competition.The ann...

FEI Report on Equestrian Death in Doha

December 08, 2006

Hyung Chil Kim's accreditation photo from the Asian Games. (ATR) An investigation by technical experts says neither weather or the footing led to jumping accident Thursday tha...

Rider Dies At Asian Games, Inquiry Begins

December 07, 2006

Hyung Chil Kim's accreditation photo from the Asian Games. (ATR) An investigation has started into the death of a popular South Korean equestrian competitor at the Asian Games...

Doha Asian Games Begin

December 01, 2006

Skyscraper building wraps dot the horizon in Doha. (ATR) Athletes and officials offer an early thumbs-up from the Asian Games in Doha, where competition started in advance of ...

Final Hours for Asian Games Preps

November 27, 2006

The Main Media Center for the Asian Games has been open for a week. (ATR) With football matches Wednesday, opening ceremony Friday and a torch relay closing in on Doha, organi...

Jaca 2007 Hosts European Chefs de Mission

November 20, 2006

Chefs de mission for the winter EYOF pose during their venue tour in Jaca this weekend. (ATR) Jaca has been ruled out for the 2014 Olympics, but the mountain village in northe...

Asian Games Preview: Traffic, Tickets

November 18, 2006

Doha already experiences traffic jams without the Asian Games crowds. (ATR) Traffic Worries in DohaPreparations for the Asian Games have led to improvements to Qatar's transpo...

Two Weeks to Asian Games in Doha

November 17, 2006

Khalifa Stadium with the caldron for the flame of the Asian Games. (M.Bisson/ATR) (ATR) Qatar sports leaders tell Around the Rings the upcoming Asian Games will leave a lastin...