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MLB Manager Carries Olympic Torch ...

December 15, 2005

 Movie stars and baseball managers were among the torchbearers as the Turin 2006 Olympic Torch Relay celebrated an "American day" this week.New York Yankees manager Joe Torre ...

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Vancouver Olympics Show Early Red Ink

December 14, 2005

 (ATR) Early financial figures from Vancouver 2010 are running into the red, according to the recently-released statement for the fiscal year ending in July. But future income...

Alpine Symbol for Salzburg 2014 Bid

December 14, 2005

 (ATR) The edelweiss, the famous alpine flower, will be the symbol of Salzburg's bid for the 2014 Olympics. The new logo, released Wednesday, incorporates the five continents ...

CAS Upholds Montgomery Drug Case

December 13, 2005

Testimony from sprinter Kelli White was a key piece of evidence against Montgomery and Gaines. (ATR)  (ATR) In a precedent-setting ruling, the Court of...

World Baseball Classic Tickets On Sale

December 13, 2005

 The first sets of tickets for the World Baseball Classic went on sale this week, with availability limited to rounds played in the United States.Currently, the event?s websit...

Scandal Charges by Ex-Volleyball Chief

December 12, 2005

Jean-Pierre Seppey in 2004, when he served as FIVB secretary general. (ATR) (ATR) The ex-secretary general of FIVB says the volleyball federation is rife with mismanagement an...

Turin Torch Heads to Mediterranean

December 12, 2005

 The Torino 2006 Olympic Torch Relay makes its way to the seaside towns of western Italy early this week, as the flame travels towards the Mediterranean.On Monday, the relay l...

Big Changes for Olympic Sport in Germany

December 11, 2005

German Olympic Committee President Klaus Steinbach(l) and German Sports Federation President Manfred von Richthofen celebrate the merger vote in Cologne Saturday. (Andrea Bowi...

Protests, $ Woes Shadow Turin Olympics

December 10, 2005

The ranks of protestors against the high speed rail has grown in the past week. (ATR) The specter of protests during the Turin Olympics is growing, while organizers of the Gam...

IOC Suspends Drut, Holds Off On Park

December 09, 2005

Guy Drut is suspended from the IOC while a court decides an appeal. (ATR) (ATR) French member Guy Drut has been suspended from the IOC while he waits for word from a French co...

London 2012: Olympics Bill & New Image

December 09, 2005

The logo for the London Olympics will be replaced within the next year or so. (ATR) The search has started for a new image for the 2012 Olympics, while legislation needed for ...