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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...

New Olympics Appeals from U.S. & Russia

October 20, 2004

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee has filed an appeal of a decision calling for the entire team in the 4X400 meter relay to forfeit their gold medals won at the 2000 Olympics. ...

Bush Salutes Olympics, Paralympics Stars

October 18, 2004

(ATR) More than 500 members of the U.S. teams for the Athens Olympics and Paralympics were welcomed to the White House by President George Bush in a ceremony held on the South...

U.S. Olympic Committee Picks COO

August 25, 2005

Chip Gregson joins the USOC on September 1. (USOC) (ATR) A retired Marine Corps general, expert on security in Asia, has been named chief operating officer for the U.S. Olympi...

Nepal Olympic Cmte At Risk In Turmoil

August 19, 2005

There were protests this week in Kathamandu against King Gyanendra. (ATR) A despised king and a Maoist uprising may be more than the Nepal Olympic Committee can handle, its st...

New Chair for British Olympic Assn.

August 09, 2005

Craig Reedie says he intended to step down as BOA chair after the London 2012 campaign.(ATR) (ATR) After 14 years in the post, Craig Reedie confirms he will step down this yea...

USOC Seeks Intern. Relations Chief

July 28, 2005

USOC's Greg Harney at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo. (ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee is searching for a new international relations director following t...

Confusion for Bulgarian Olympic Cmte

July 19, 2005

Ivan Slavkov's troubles with the IOC have meant troubles for Bulgaria's NOC. (ATR) The Bulgarian Olympic Committee will have one last chance to sort out the confusion over its...

Japan Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics

June 24, 2005

Osaka was Japan's last bid for the Summer Games. (ATR) (ATR) The Japanese Olympic Committee has set a goal of bringing the Summer Games back to Japan by 2020. Meeting in Tokyo...

Bubka Rises Through Olympics Ranks

June 24, 2005

 (ATR) Sergey Bubka once conquered the pole vault, is he now mastering Olympic politics on his way to a possible run for IOC President? This week marked another step for Bubka...

Palenfo to Lead African Olympics Assoc.

June 20, 2005

Lassana Palenfo was elected to a four-year term as ANOCA President. (ATR) Ivory Coast government and sports leader Lassana Palenfo is the new president for the Association of ...

Ghana Goal: 2032 Olympics

June 15, 2005

 (ATR) The president of the Ghana Olympic Committee says a quest for the 2032 Olympics will be used to drive sports development in the country. Benson Tongo Baba spoke in Accr...