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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...

Courthouse Newest Venue for SLC Games

October 26, 2003

OCTOBER 26, 2003 (ATR) - For the next six weeks the U.S. courthouse in Salt Lake City plays host to the story of how the 2002 Olympic Winter Games were won. The federal trial ...

Bid Scandal Trial Witness List Published

October 29, 2003

OCTOBER 29, 2003 (ATR) - With the publication of a once-sealed witness list for the trial of former Salt Lake City bid leaders Tom Welch and Dave Johnson, our Oct. 28 report w...

IOC Could Order New Drug Tests For SLC

October 29, 2003

OCTOBER 29, 2003 (ATR) - Nearly 300 urine samples gathered during the Salt Lake City Winter Games may be re-tested or THG, the designer steroid uncovered earlier this month.La...

Jury Picked For Salt Lake City Trial

October 30, 2003

(ATR) - A jury has been selected for the federal trial of former Salt Lake City bid leaders Tom Welch and Dave Johnson. After three days of selection a panel of eight men and ...

A "Sophisticated Campaign Of Bribery"

October 31, 2003

OCTOBER 31, 2003 (ATR) - Prosecutors have launched their trial of Tom Welch and Dave Johnson, claiming the two former bid leaders "chose to wage a sophisticated campaign of br...

First Testimony in SLC Bribery Trial

November 03, 2003

NOVEMBER 3, 2003 (ATR) - The former secretary for Salt Lake City bid leader Tom Welch is the first witness in the bribery trial of Welch and fellow bid leader Dave Johnson. Un...

Old Stories Re-Told By SLC Trial Witness

November 04, 2003

NOVEMBER 4, 2003 (ATR) - Tom Welch's former secretary said she was pressured to hand over a letter in 1998 that broke open the scandal over Salt Lake City's bid for the 2002 O...

Ex-SLC Financial Officer Details Payment

November 05, 2003

NOVEMBER 5, 2003 (ATR) - The former finance officer for the Salt Lake City Olympic testified that he processed checks and wire transfers to International Olympic Committee mem...

Witness says Welch Handed Over His Watch

November 06, 2003

NOVEMBER 6, 2003 (ATR) - Rod Hamson, former finance chief of Salt Lake City's bid for the Games told a federal court that International Olympic Committee members received paym...

Greece Steps Up Security After Attacks

November 23, 2003

(ATR) - The bombings of the past week in Istanbul have prompted heightened security in Athens, especially at the major embassies and the airport. Greek officials say the ramp-...

IOC Approval Next for Shotput Move

November 23, 2003

(ATR) - It's now up to the International Olympic Committee to decide whether to approve moving the shotput competition in the 2004 Games from Athens to the ancient stadium at ...