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IOC Says Athens Doubts "Disappearing"

May 12, 2004

(ATR) - The IOC's watchdog over the Athens Olympics says his doubts about the city's readiness to hold the Games are disappearing as a result of progress with construction at ...

Athens Chief Says Critics "Uninformed"

May 24, 2004

Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos says security plans for the Games are "second to none". (ATR) - Speaking at the opening session of a three day conference on security...

Olympics Security Briefings For Athens

May 23, 2004

 Representatives from close to 100 nations sending athletes to the Athens Olympics will gather in Athens this week for confidential briefings on security for the Games. The me...

Flame in Athens, Strike Snarls City

March 31, 2004

(ATR) - The Olympic Flame for the Athens Olympics will have a place of honor for the next two months at the marble stadium in the center of the city built for the 1896 Games. ...

Athens Tickets Open to Public Again

November 01, 2003

(ATR) - Ticket sales for the Athens Olympics to the general public have resumed for residents of the European Union. Until today, only ticket buyers from the first round of sa...

Athens Delivers Key Report

February 26, 2004

(ATR) - The IOC's chief inspector for the Athens Games says preparations remain in a race against time, but that all will be ready. Denis Oswald was one of nearly a dozen pres...

Torch Relay Heads Into Home Stretch

June 22, 2004

Cycling legend Eddy Merkcx with the Olympic torch in Antwerp. (ATR) - The worldwide Athens Olympic Torch Relay spends its final two weeks on a 19 city journey through Europe. ...

Olympics Torch In Africa, South America

June 12, 2004

June 11 for the Olympic Torch Relay - the Great Pyramid. (ATR) - The Olympic torch relay has now covered three continents with this weekend's passage through Africa with stops...

Athens Chief Says Critics "Uninformed"

May 24, 2004

 (ATR) - Speaking at the opening session of a three day conference on security for the Olympics, Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos defended security plans as "unparall...

Athens Chief Says Critics "Uninformed"

May 24, 2004

(ATR) - Speaking at the opening session of a three day conference on security for the Olympics, Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos defended security plans as "unparalle...

Athens Chief Says Critics "Uninformed"

May 24, 2004

(ATR) - Speaking at the opening session of a three day conference on security for the Olympics, Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos defended security plans as "unparalle...

Athens Chief Says Critics "Uninformed"

May 24, 2004

(ATR) - Speaking at the opening session of a three day conference on security for the Olympics, Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos defended security plans as "unparalle...