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Papandreou May Be Next Greek Party Chief

January 06, 2004

 (ATR) - Greek foreign minister George Papandreou is now expected to take over the leadership of the ruling PASOK party from Prime Minister Costas Simitis. Meetings this week ...

Olympic Bribery Case is Dismissed

December 05, 2003

(ATR) - The trial of former Salt Lake City bid leaders Tom Welch and Dave Johnson is over, the charges dismissed by U.S. Judge David Sam. Sam ruled that the government had pre...

The End is Near: U.S. vs. Welch/Johnson

December 04, 2003

(ATR) - Prosecutors presented a final witness in the Olympic bribery and conspiracy trial of former bid leaders Tom Welch and Dave Johnson Thursday and then rested their case ...

Trial Nearing the End? Pound Takes Stand

December 03, 2003

(ATR) - Richard Pound of Canada, a top member of the IOC, testified Wednesday that violations of bid rules were rumored all around but without specific evidence little could b...

"No One Should Go to Jail" - Former CEO

December 02, 2003

(ATR) - The former Salt Lake Olympic bid chief testified Tuesday that it wasn't his job to look at the general ledger budget and as a result he knew nothing about questionable...

Welch and Johnson Get Some Support

December 01, 2003

(ATR) - Spencer Eccles, a former trustee of the Salt Lake Olympic Bid Committee, testified Monday that he sees no crime in the behavior of Tom Welch and Dave Johnson, the form...

SLC Bid Scandal Trial Answers This Week

November 30, 2003

(ATR) - The former chairman of the Salt Lake City 2002 Board of Trustees could be one of the witnesses testifying in the fifth week of the federal trial of Tom Welch and Dave ...

La Mont Testimony Over in Bribery Trial

November 25, 2003

(ATR) - Alfredo La Mont, the former head of international relations for the U.S. Olympic Committee, has completed his testimony in the bribery and conspiracy trial of Salt Lak...

Rogge to Athens: We Trust You

February 24, 2004

(ATR) - International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge told Athens organizers that the IOC has every confidence in the preparations for the Olympic Games just over fi...

Koreas to March United in Athens

February 25, 2004

(ATR) - The teams from the two Koreas will march as one in the opening and closing of the Athens Olympics, says the secretary general of North Korea's National Olympic Committ...

Ebersol: Athens Pool Roof a Must for TV

March 04, 2004

The swimming pool for Athens during a press tour in 2001, before construction of new grandstands and, it is hoped, a shade from the sun.   ...

Greece Elects New Government

March 07, 2004

 (ATR) - The voters of Greece appear to have elected a new government in today's national election. Exit polls show that the conservative New Democracy party, headed by Costas...