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New Beijing Logo and Top Sponsor...

July 14, 2003

(ATR) - China's leading designer and manufacturer of computers and related products is on the verge of announcing a worldwide Olympic sponsorship. Legend Computer, a Beijing-b...

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Knives Drawn in Korea: Kim Under Attack

July 11, 2003

(ATR) - South Korean International Olympic Committee member Un Yong Kim is paying the price back home for winning election as an IOC vice president during the IOC Session in P...

Pan Ams in Final Days

July 11, 2003

(ATR) - The home stretch has arrived in Santo Domingo for Pan American Games organizers who can almost count on one hand the days remaining to closing ceremony on August 17.An...

New Swiss Bids Must Have Public Support

July 09, 2003

 JULY 9, 2003 (ATR) - In the wake of last year's disaster involving Berne's bid for the 2010 Olympics, the Swiss Olympic Association says it will make sure any new Olympic bid...

Rio is Brazil's 2012 Candidate

July 07, 2003

(ATR) - The fabled city of Rio De Janeiro has won out over Sao Paolo to be Brazil's nominee to seek the 2012 Olympic Games.Costs may have been one of the issues in the selecti...

Rogge: No Short List for 2012

July 07, 2003

(ATR) - International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says he expects "minimal" cuts to the field of nine cities expected to meet the July 15 deadline to apply for t...

115th IOC Sesion Wrap Up

July 05, 2003

(ATR) - Countries which fail to pay their dues to the World Anti-Doping Agency could lose the right for their athletes to march under their nation's flag in the opening ceremo...

South Korea's Kim Elected IOC VP

July 04, 2003

(ATR) - Un Yong Kim has returned to the leadership of the International Olympic Committee with his election to vice president at the IOC Session in Prague. Kim won 55 votes, h...

Kim and Heiberg Clash For IOC VP

July 03, 2003

(ATR) - South Korea's Un Yong Kim and Norway's Gerhard Heiberg are the two candidates who will square- off for the vice presidency up for election on tomorrow's final day of t...

Vote for 2010 Cities At Hand

July 02, 2003

(ATR) - By early evening in Prague a new Olympic champion will be crowned. The winner - either Vancouver, Salzburg or PyeongChang - will stand as the host of the 2010 Olympic ...

Olympic Tide Turns Toward Vancouver

July 02, 2003

(ATR) - The Winter Olympics return to Canada for 2010 in a victory made surprising by the powerful showing of PyeongChang, the eventual runner-up.Incredibly, PyeongChang, the ...