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Italy Says 2016 Olympics Bid Coming...

March 29, 2006

Italian Olympic Committee president Gianni Petrucci. (ATR) The president of the Italian Olympic Committee says a decision will be made in June or July on whether Rome or Milan...

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Jobs Over for Hundreds at Turin Olympics

March 29, 2006

Headquarters for the Turin Olympics will empty this week. (ATR) (ATR) A milestone this week in the dissolution of the organizing committee for the 2006 Olympics and Paralympic...

USOC Close to Timetable on 2016 Bid

March 28, 2006

USOC chair Peter Ueberroth. (ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee could take steps toward a bid for the 2016 Olympics next month with decisions on a timetable to evaluate a c...

USOC Names IOC Member International VP

March 28, 2006

Bob Ctvrtlik (l), with fellow ICO Athletes Commission member Alexander Popov. (ATR) (ATR) In a move to strengthen its international relations team prior to a possible bid for ...

Alain Danet, IOC Honor Member, 74

March 27, 2006

Alain Danet was born in Paris in 1931. (ATR) (ATR) French sports leader Alain Danet has after a long illness. Tall and courtly, Danet, was an energetic ambassador for French s...

Brazil President: Rio Capable of Olympics

March 27, 2006

 With the 2007 Pan American Games less than 500 days away, Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva says that the event will show the world that host city Rio de Janeiro is ...

Commonwealth Games End in Melbourne

March 26, 2006

The Melbourne Cricket Grounds. March 26, 2006 ? CWG CloseCommonwealth Games End in Melbourne(ATR) The Commonwealth Games in Melbourne have been called an "incredible success",...

Visa: Turin Olympics Bring Business Gains

March 25, 2006

Olympians pose with their medals at the Visa Olympians Reunion Center in Turin. (ATR) This is part of a series of profiles on the worldwide Olympic sponsors for the Turin...

FIFA Completes Beijing Visit

March 24, 2006

FIFA Vice-President Issa Hayatou (l). (ATR) FIFA's Olympics expert says he is expecting "perfect conditions" in Beijing for the 2008 football tournament. FIFA vice-president I...

Short Ceremony for Beijing Olympics?

March 23, 2006

The athlete's parade for the Athens Olympics lasted nearly two hours. (ATR) (ATR) Former IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch is calling for a short opening ceremony for the B...

ETA Truce Eases Jaca Security Worries

March 23, 2006

A car bomb exploding last year near the site of Madrid's planned Olympic Stadium, just days after an IOC visit. (ATR) An official with Jaca's bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics ...