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Bud Greenspan?s Athens Olympics Debut...

November 07, 2005

(ATR) Film maker Bud Greenspan's opus on the Athens Olympics makes its debut on U.S. TV tonight on Showtime. The film will air at 8pm (EST) on the cable network.Titled "Bud Gr...

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Spain Sorts Olympics Bids

November 07, 2005

The mayor of Jaca meets with Spanish Olympic Committee leaders to discuss the Winter Games bid. (COE) (ATR) The Spanish Olympic Committee is taking steps to sort out plans to ...

On the Scene in China: Mascot, 1000 Days

November 06, 2005

The IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing will meet this week. (ATR) (ATR) The countdown clock for the Beijing Olympics hits 1000 days this week as Around the Rings begins a...

U.S. Dems Wait for Beijing Olympics

November 05, 2005

The 2004 Democratic National Convention was held in Boston, just before the Athens Olympics. (ATR) The Olympic Games are once again a factor for U.S. political parties to set ...

Prince to Miss Bobsleigh, Stay with IOC

November 05, 2005

The prince of Monaco says he expects to cut back on his work on IOC Commissions, but wants to stay a member for as long as possible. (ATR) The new head of state for the Princi...

S. Korea IOC Member Cuts Business Ties

November 04, 2005

Young Sung Park could face sanctions by the IOC if he is charged by Korean prosecutors. (ATR) (ATR) South Korean IOC member Yong Sung Park has resigned important positions wit...

Ajan Quits Hungarian Olympic Committee

November 04, 2005

Thomas Ajan has been secretary general of the Hungarian Olympic Committee since 1989. (ATR) (ATR) Tamas Ajan has resigned as secretary general of the Hungarian Olympic Committ...

Turin Olympics Workers Pep Rally

November 04, 2005

TOROC President Valentino Castellani says events in the coming weeks will generate passion for the Turin Games. (ATR) (ATR) As many as 10,000 workers and volunteers for the Tu...

Vancouver Picks GM, Wins Oil Co. Battle

November 04, 2005

GM Place will acquire a more generic name for the Olympics to avoid running afoul of IOC rules on clean venues. (ATR) While General Motors may be the new automobile sponsor of...

Salzburg Olympics Bid Names Director

November 04, 2005

Anton Schutti is the new managing director for the Salzburg 2014 bid. (ATR) A respected sports administrator in Austria will lead Salzburg's bid for the 2014 Olympics. The ann...

Olympics Resolves Greek Paradox

November 03, 2005

Gianna Angelopoulos at Harvard: "We promised the people of Greece that the Athens Games would unify the nation, push our economy ahead, and show the New Greece to the world." ...