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Turin Olympic Tickets Surge, Marketing Secure...

February 01, 2006

Mascots Neve and Gliz are featured on many of the licensed products for Turin. (ATR) (ATR) New figures indicate that sales of tickets for the Turin Olympics are surging as the...

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Turin Olympics Village Opens

January 31, 2006

Olympic Village Mayor Manuela DiCenta with IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli. (ATR) (ATR) The Olympic Village for the Turin Olympics is officially open, the r...

Olympic Torch Relay in Home Stretch

January 31, 2006

 (ATR)The Torino 2006 Olympic Torch will make its way towards Northwest Italy, as the relay makes its last stops before arriving in Turin next week.On Monday, the flame arrive...

The Olympics Winter Sports: Speedskating

January 31, 2006

 It's been called the demolition derby of the Olympics. Spills are frequent sometimes nasty and can drastically influence the outcome.Fast FactsThere is a marathon for Speed S...

Buzz Builds At Olympics Media Center

January 31, 2006

A long hall connects press and IBC areas with help desks restaurants and services such as laundry and mail. (ATR) (ATR) While athletes and spectators have yet to arrive in Tur...

Changes for London Olympics Park

January 30, 2006

A rendering of the Olympic Park prepared by EDAW, the company planning the design. (ATR) Changes to the blueprint for the London Olympics Park means that 90 businesses in Lond...

The Olympics Winter Sports: Hockey

January 30, 2006

 Will Canada make another clean sweep of the medals in Turin? The teams earned the right to play in Turin by their international rankings with one spot being reserved for host...

Armani Holds Olympic Torch, Snow Recedes

January 30, 2006

Designer Giorgio Armani lights his torch for the relay.(TOROC) (ATR) Italian design legend Giorgio Armani says he might have designed a different look for the Olympic Torch Re...

Africa Vies for Olympics Board Seat

January 29, 2006

Diallo with IOC President Jacques Rogge. (ATR) (ATR) Correcting previous reports in Around the Rings, there will be two regular seats on the IOC Executive Board up for electio...

Turin Olympics Doping Quandary Resolved

January 29, 2006

The Turin Olympic Village should be spared police raids under the moratorium. (ATR) (ATR) Conflicts over anti-doping enforcement between the IOC and the Italian government for...

Turin Snow Serves Warning to Olympics

January 28, 2006

A snowplow clears the way Saturday in Turin. (ATR) (ATR) Transport plans for the Turin Olympics will get a last-minute review Monday following an unusual snow storm that stopp...