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Iraq Soccer Stunner, Bronze for Greece

August 22, 2004

Greek weightlifter Pyrros Dimas receives the bronze medal.(ATR) (ATR) The improbable journey of the Iraq Olympic football now will pass through the medal round of the tourname...

Athens Olympics: Law and Order

August 21, 2004

(ATR) Police have arrested two Russians who apparently were trying to smuggle themselves into the Olympic Village. Police caught them in an accredited van driven by a member o...

Around the Games:Drug Tests and Protests

August 21, 2004

(ATR) Drug tests and protests are part of the off-the-field action in the Athens Olympics on day eight of the Games. Sunday the International Olympic Committee will meet to de...

Greek Hopes for Dimas, Big Crowds

August 21, 2004

(ATR) The Olympics host nation tonight turns to gold medal-winning weightlifter Pyrros Dimas for redemption as a doping cloud hovers over the Games for Greece.The appearance o...

U.S. Leads China in Medals

August 20, 2004

Smoke rising near the Olympic Village and the mountain bike course north of Athens.(ATR) (ATR) Another gold medal from U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, his seventh medal of the Ga...

Greek Weightlifter Tests Positive

January 01, 1950

(ATR) A Greek bronze medalist in weightlifting has apparently tested positive for performance enhancing drugs at the Athens Olympics. Greek media report that that the athlete ...

Around the Games: Super Friday, Playboy

August 20, 2004

Archery in the stadium used for the 1896 Olympics.(ATR) (ATR) The so-called ?Super Friday? appears to be no different than the previous six days that have elapsed on the Athen...

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 ...