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Logos for Olympics Bids, Jaca On Line...

January 18, 2006

 Only in Spanish today (English and French are promised within days), the Jaca website, www.jaca2014.es, contains brief narratives on the motivation and general plan for the O...

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Press Release: Salzburg Bid Books

January 17, 2006

 Salzburg 2014 Bid Book presented in detailFollowing several months of painstaking work by more than 120 experts, and the official submission of the B...

IOC Expert: Turin Olympics Downhill OK

January 17, 2006

The IOC's Gilbert Felli visits the Turin downhill. (TOROC) (ATR) Turin organizers have been told that condition of snow on the high reaches of the men's downhill run "has impr...

Georgia Olympics Plan, Jaca in Madrid

January 17, 2006

 (ATR) First-time Winter Olympics bidder Borjomi is ready to submit its application to the IOC for the 2014 Games. Leaders of the Georgian government were briefed on the propo...

Rogge To Meet Annan, Plans for Melbourne

January 16, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge will travel to Australia in March for the Commonwealth Games. (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge will host U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan at IOC ...

Italy Puts Brakes On 2016 Olympics

January 16, 2006

Milan: Berlusconi's choice for 2016 from Italy? (ATR) (ATR) Plans to pick Rome or Milan as an Italian candidate for the 2016 Olympics have been scrapped for now. Around the Ri...

Turin Olympics Budget OK, Closing Ceremony

January 16, 2006

 (ATR) Months behind schedule, a final budget for the Turin Olympics is now approved, while closing ceremony details are unveiled, including appearances by singers Andrea Boce...

Olympics Security, Look: Turin Gets Ready

January 15, 2006

The Sestriere Tower with the Look of the Games. (TOROC) (ATR) Banners and other decorations are going up in Turin, the final dressing for Olympics venues, while security force...

Salzburg, Sochi Surge in 2014 Olympics Poll

January 13, 2006

 (ATR) The Winter Games bids of Salzburg and Sochi are picking up strength, according to the latest rankings in the Around the Rings 2014 Olympics Bid...

Taxman, Tickets, Caldron: Turin Olympics Update

January 13, 2006

The caldron for the 2006 Games is now in place at Stadio Communale. (TOROC) (ATR)The caldron for the 2006 Olympics is now in place on a day when Italian tax police carry out t...

Apologies from Bode Miller

January 12, 2006

 (ATR) U.S. alpine skier Bode Miller has offered an apology for comments he made in a TV interview about competing while under the influence, perhaps saving his spot on the U....