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British Olympic Association: 100 Years

March 24, 2005

 (ATR) The Queen has welcomed 300 Olympians to Buckingham Palace as part of the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the British Olympic Association. The event is being...

USOC Budget Changes, Staff Cuts

February 16, 2005

(ATR) The board of directors for the U.S. Olympic Committee has approved a new budget, approving $116.7 million in spending for 2005. At the same time, the USOC has announced ...

Politics Rule Greek Olympics Election

February 15, 2005

(ATR) Athens media executive Minos Kyriakou is the new president of the Hellenic Olympic Committee after a second attempt to hold an election was successful. The election of ...

Seattle Hosts Olympics Warm Up

January 26, 2005

 (ATR) Organizers of the debut Pacific Rim Sports Summit say the six-day event this June in Seattle will draw 900 athletes from nine countries in nine events, a tune-up for th...

China Power At Australian Olympic Fest

January 23, 2005

 (ATR) Although coming in second to the host in the medal standings in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival, China has served notice it will be a hometown force at the 2008 O...

Canada Goal: Number 1 For 2010 Olympics

January 21, 2005

 (ATR) Canadian sports leaders have set a goal for its athletes to finish first in the medal tables for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Own the Podium-2010 is the name of the ...

Olympics Bid A Priority for Czech NOC

January 12, 2005

Milan Jirasek will help lead the exploration of a possible Olympic bid from Prague. Below, Olympian and IOC member Jan Zelezny finished second to Jirasek for the NOC presidenc...

USOC Needs Finance Chief, College Sports

January 09, 2005

Herman Frazier, U.S. chef de mission in Athens says colleges and universities are important steps for the development of Olympic athletes. Below, outgoing USOC finance direct...

Talks on Bulgariaâ??s Olympic Future

December 14, 2004

(ATR) Bulgariaâ??s sports minister will meet with the IOC President in Lausanne for talks on Bulagariaâ??s ties to the Olympics â?? now strained over the trouble faced by the ...

De Lima Wins Brazil Olympics Prize

December 09, 2004

A celebration: Vanderlei deLima is hugged by Polyvios Kossivas, who rescued deLima from the spectator attack during the marathon.(COB Photo) (ATR) Marathon bronze medalist Van...

US Olympics Board Defers on Budget

December 06, 2004

USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth. (ATR Photo) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee board of directors has decided to wait a few more months before approving a budget for the next fou...

Hungarian Returns Olympics Gold

October 24, 2004

(ATR) Hammer thrower Adrian Annus has surrendered the gold medal he won in Athens ? and then lost over a doping infraction.Annus said he would not return the medal, despite hi...