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China, U.S, Top Medals, Big Day Friday

August 19, 2004

Peak crowds are expected this weekend in Athens. (ATR) Around the Games: China, U.S. Lead Medals(ATR) China and the U.S. remain at the top of the medal table as competition en...

Around the Games: Scalpers Warning

August 19, 2004

Sales are steady at ticket kiosks: 82,000 tickets were sold on Wednesday.(ATR) Athens 2004 is putting Olympic ticket scalpers on notice.A warning was issued following reports ...

Around the Games: Day 6 Opens Quietly

January 01, 1950

Surveying the domain: Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos at the shot put competition in Ancient Olympia. (ANA) (ATR) With the drawn-out affair involving the Greek sprin...

Around the Games: China Leads Gold

August 18, 2004

 (ATR) As day five of the Athens Olympics closes, China remains at the top of table for gold medals with 10, an unprecedented feat, perhaps a sign of things to come with the 2...

Athens Searches for Spectators

August 17, 2004

The swimming venue for the Athens Olympics has been one of the exceptions for low attendance figures. (ATR) (ATR) With sell out crowds at some events and near empty stands at ...

Around the Games: Windy Day 4

August 17, 2004

Sailing for the 2004 Games is held on the Saronic Gulf south of Athens.(ATR) (ATR)High winds have forced changes to some of the sailing events on the second day in a row. Whi...

Day 15: Olympic Gold Medals Abound

August 28, 2004

Volleyball Finals Set for Today Day 15: Olympic Gold Medals Abound; Powell Stays AwayMore than 30 gold medals are up for grabs as the Athens Olympics enters its next to last d...

Olympics Day 14: Police Battle Protest

August 28, 2004

A demonstrator goes after police during the protest Friday night in Athens. (A.Giotopoulos for ATR) (ATR) Police used tear gas to break up a protest march in the center of Ath...

New Doping Disqualification

August 27, 2004

(ATR) Another athlete has been sanctioned at the Athens Games for breaching strict doping rules.The International Olympic Committee says it has disqualified Russia's 400m runn...

Athens Olympics: U.S. Leads Gold

August 26, 2004

The Athens Olympic Stadium has a capacity crowd for atheltics on day 13. (ATR) (ATR) The United States is still topping the Athens Olympics gold medal ranking with 25, just ah...

Olympics in Athens, Day 12

August 25, 2004

Winners of the women’s triathon Wendesday in Athens, from the left: silver medalist Loretta Harrop of Australia, gold medalist Kate Allen of Austria, and bronze medalist Susan...

Athens Olympics Keep Fans Satisfied

August 25, 2004

 (ATR) A survey conducted by Athens 2004 reveals a high level of consumer satisfaction among the crowds during the first week of the 2004 Games. With just over 1,000 people s...