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Greek Sprinters Appeals Continue

October 17, 2005

(ATR) Nearly 20 hours of testimony and witnesses this weekend were not enough for the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne in the cases of Costas Kenteris and Katerina T...

Low Key Sydney Olympics Anniversary

September 15, 2005

John Coates at the 2004 Games in Athens. (ATR) (ATR) A dinner at Sydney Olympic Park with Olympians is the big event of the day on this fifth anniversary of the 2000 Games. Ot...

Olympics Marathon Appeal is Lost

September 08, 2005

Vanderlei De Lima is assaulted during the marathon by an English spectator with a history of disrupting sport events. (ATR) Despite being mugged by a spectator in the last sta...

Low Key Anniversary for Athens Olympics

August 13, 2005

A scene from opening ceremony for the Athens Olympics. (ATR)  Our story about the Athens anniversary as published in the e-mail version of the August 12 issue of Around the Ri...

Olympics Costs for Athens Keep Rising

August 10, 2005

Athens may mark the one year anniversary of the Games with political squabbling. (ATR) (ATR) The bill for the Athens Olympics is now 13 billion euros, according to figures com...

Angelopoulos Makes Olympics Farewell

July 10, 2005

ATHOC President Gianna Angelopoulos leaves the IOC Session in Siingapore. (ATR) (ATR) Athens 2004 president Gianna Angelopouls had a final moment of glory before the IOC last ...

Athens Olympics: â?¬130 Million Surplus

May 12, 2005

Games operations took 15% of ATHOC's budget. (ATR)   (ATR) Financial statements from the Athens Olympics show an operating surplus of $130.6 million, ...

Waterpark Legacy for Athens Olympic Venue

January 04, 2007

The Athens whitewater venue at Helleniko. (ATR) (ATR) - A private company has signed a 30-year lease to operate the whitewater venue for the Athens Olympics as a year-round wa...

Qatar Aid for Korean Equestrian Family

February 03, 2007

Korean equestrian Hyung Chil Kim. (ATR) The government of Qatar will pay school fees for life for the children of Hyung Chil Kim, the South Korean equestrian athlete who died ...

Cauldron Relighting to Mark Barcelona Olympic 15th

July 25, 2007

Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo in 1992. (IOC)  (ATR) The same archer who lit the Barcelona cauldron with a flaming arrow returns to repeat his feat in a ...

Los Angeles Sport Foundation Returns to Olympic Roots

June 07, 2007

 (ATR) The Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles has a new name and branding image. The foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Olympics now operates as LA84...

75 Years Since First Lake Placid Olympics

February 11, 2007

The medal design from Lake Placid 1932.   (ATR) Celebrations in Lake Placid this weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the Winter Olympics in upstat...