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Lion Is World Cup Mascot

November 14, 2004

(ATR) A lion named GOLEO VI will serve as the mascot for the 2006 FIFA World Cupâ?¢. Organizers unveiled the character this weekend, along with Pille, an anthropomorphic, talk...

Olympics Equestrian Case Ruling in 2005

November 10, 2004

(ATR) The International Equestrian Federation is not expected to take action until sometime in 2005 on whether Irish rider Cian Oâ??Connor should forfeit his jumping gold meda...

Intrigue Mounts for Olympics Horse

November 02, 2004

(ATR) It almost sounds as if it might be the opening chapter of a Dick Francis novel set in the Olympics.A portion of the ?B? sample from Waterford Crystal, gold medal winner...

FIG Ousts Judge from Olympics Fiasco

October 23, 2004

(ATR) One of the judges involved with the scoring errors from the men?s gymnastics competition in Athens lost an election to the men?s technical committee for FIG, the intern...

Olympics Gold Stays With U.S.

October 21, 2004

(ATR) The gold medal from the men?s all round gymnastics event will remain with Paul Hamm of the United States. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled against an appeal ...

Olympics Gymnastics Decision Thursday

October 19, 2004

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will issue a decision on October 21 in the case of South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young. Yang is hoping for a ruling that he s...

Horses in Latest Olympics Doping Scandal

October 09, 2004

(ATR) Four horses that were ridden in the equestrian events at the Athens Olympics have tested positive for banned substances. The positive tests include two gold medal winner...

Olympics No-Shows Avoid Greek Hearing

September 30, 2004

Costas Kenteris emerges from an IOC disciplinary hearing held last month in Athens. (ATR) (ATR) Notorious Greek sprinters Costas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou ducked a hearing ...

Olympics Appeal, Gymnastics Changes

September 25, 2004

Scene from the gymastics Gala in Athens. Below, FIG President Bruno Grandi. (ATR) (ATR) Teams of lawyers gather in Lausanne, Switzerland this weekend to battle over gymnastics...

Karate Included in Olympic Invite

September 23, 2004

(ATR) The martial art of karate is among the five sports which will be invited to submit information to the International Olympic Committee that could lead to a spot on the sp...

Door Opens for New Olympic Sports

September 22, 2004

The Squash U.S. Open held recently in Boston, Mass. (ATR) The International Olympic Committee will consider karate,golf, rugby, squash and roller sports for inclusion on the p...

Olympic Hockey Blues: The Lockout Dawns

September 13, 2004

International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel says the regardless of what happens with the NHL for the Turin Olympics, he is sure the league will play in 2010 for V...