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Gilady, Ueberroth for Golden 25...

December 22, 2005

Alex Gilady, an IOC member since 1994, is 51st in seniority. (ATR) (ATR) Israel IOC member and broadcasting executive Alex Gilady and U.S. Olympic Committee chair Peter Ueberr...

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Turin Olympic Village Handover

December 22, 2005

Bright colors for the Turin Olympic Village. (ATR) (ATR) The Olympic Village in Turin is now in the hands of the 2006 organizing committee after a handover ceremony Thursday a...

Rome Support for Turin Olympics

December 22, 2005

The Olympic Village in Sestriere. (ATR) (ATR) The Turin Olympics apparently will get the help that?s needed to overcome a $70 million funding gap. The Italian Cabinet on Thurs...

Olympics Sports Money Battle in London

December 21, 2005

Colin Moynihan was elected in October as BOA chair. (ATR) (ATR) The British government is under siege for its failure to offer new funding to prepare athletes from Great Brita...

IOC Nominations Chief for Golden 25

December 21, 2005

Francisco Elizalde, #24 in the Golden 25 for 2006. (IOC Photo) (ATR) The head of the IOC commission that screens new applicants for IOC membership is number 24 on the Around t...

Turin Olympic Cauldron Preview

December 21, 2005

 The tallest ever Olympic cauldron will burn for the Turin Games.Turin organizers unveiled a depiction of the cauldron, designed by Pininfarina, the same company that develope...

Beijing Olympics Work Picks Up Speed

December 20, 2005

The aquatics center for the Beijing Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Construction is about to begin on four more venues for the 2008 Olympics."In line with the 2005 venue construction sc...

Golden 25 for 2006: Asian Games at 25

December 20, 2005

New stadiums and arenas have been built throughout Doha to prepare for the Asian Games. (ATR) (ATR) The first Asian Games to be held in the Middle East takes the 25th spot in ...

London Olympics Name Chief Exec

December 19, 2005

 (ATR) The chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs in Europe has been named CEO of the London Olympics. Paul Deighton, 49, was announced as CEO of London 2012 at a press conf...

U.S. Delays Olympics Bid Interviews

December 19, 2005

Los Angeles is one of at least a half dozen cities thinking about a 2016 Olympics bid. (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee will not interview prospective cities for the 2016 Olym...

London Olympics CEO: On Monday

December 18, 2005

Keith Mills (l) and Sebastian Coe plan to announce a new CEO for London 2012 on Monday. (ATR) (ATR) A chief executive for the London Olympics will be announced Monday morning ...