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Olympics Wrestling Brawl, Gold Yanked

August 29, 2004

(ATR) Bad blood between two wrestlers erupted into a brawl on the mat between competitors, spectators, police and officials. The fight broke out after a close match between wo...

Athens Olympics in Final Hours

August 29, 2004

(ATR) The final hours of the Athens Olympics will bring a flurry of 17 medals in boxing, rhythmic gymnastics, handball, taekwondo, volleyball, water polo and wrestling. The me...

Argentina is Golden, Olympics Wind Down

August 28, 2004

Argentina on the medal podium for football. (ATR) The next to last day for the Athens Olympics has brought Argentina its first gold medal since 1952 with a victory over Parag...

Olympics Gold on Appeal?

October 16, 2004

proud partner - click here (ATR) A decision on the case of South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young is now expected in the coming days from the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Yang...

Greece Exporting Olympics Security

October 13, 2004

Athens security personnel during the sweep of the canoe kayak venue. (ATR) (ATR) Greece is hoping to market its success with Olympic security to other nations. Public Order Mi...

Athens Paralympics Close

September 28, 2004

Paralympians enter the stadium for the closing ceremony. Below, Beijing vice mayor Lu Jingmin waves the Paralympics flag. (ANA Photos) (ATR) One last time, the caldron in the...

Fatal Bus Crash Rocks Athens Paralympics

September 27, 2004

(ATR) At least seven people have died in a collision between a truck and a bus carrying young people to the Athens Paralympics. The crash, 175 km north of Athens, injured 24 p...

Athens Paralympics Called ?Flawless?

September 24, 2004

Shotput medalists from the Athens Paralympics: (from the left) George Karaminas (Greece, silver), Peter Martin(New Zealand, gold) and Riko Glangla(Germany, bronze). (ANA) (AT...

Olympic Bidders Inspect Paralympics

September 20, 2004

(ATR) Teams from the cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics will be in Athens this week for a close look at the realities of staging the Paralympics. From 2004 onward, the organ...

Spain, Germany, Paralympic Medal Leaders

September 19, 2004

(ATR) Spain and Germany are tied for the lead for medals with 14 apiece at the Paralympic Games in Athens. Through two days of competition Great Britain is right behind the le...

Athens Glows Once More for Paralympics

September 17, 2004

Scenes from opening ceremony of the Athens Paralympics. Bottom photo: the final torch bearer in the eight-day relay for the Paralympics. (ANA Photos) (ATR) The caldron in the...

Chinese Taipei Fiasco at Paralympics

September 15, 2004

Wu Shu Jen (center in white) during a visit Tuesday to the Athens Paralympic Village. (ATR) A diplomatic row has broken out at the Athens Paralympics over the presence of Wu ...