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Athens Logo Clarification...

March 16, 2006

The Athens 2004 logo, designed by Raodanthi Senduka of Red Design Consultants. (ATR) A report in Around the Rings earlier this week failed to give proper credit to the graphic...

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Turin Paralympics Journal: March 16

March 16, 2006

 (ATR) For a majority of children in Italy, 2006 is the first time they have heard of the Paralympic Games. The Organizing Committee for the 2006 Turin Paralympic Winter Games...

Swiss Court Clears Volleyball Leaders

March 15, 2006

FIVB President Ruben Acosta is cleared by a Swiss court of charges he concealed income earned from FIVB. (ATR) International Volleyball Federation president Ruben Acosta and a...

Korean IOC Member Provisionally Suspended

March 15, 2006

IOC Member Y.S. Park of South Korea has been provisionally suspended by the IOC Executive Board (ATR) (ATR) The IOC Executive Board has decided to provisionally suspend South ...

World Baseball Classic in Second Round

March 14, 2006

 (ATR) South Korea is the team to beat so far in the World Baseball Classic, knocking off the U.S. 7-3 in a second round game Monday. The Koreans are the only undefeated team...

Logo Designer Picked for London Olympics

March 14, 2006

The logo for London 2012 will be changing within the next year. (ATR) The firm which came up with the logo and branding for the Athens Olympics has been named to do the same t...

Panasonic Olympics: Share the Passion

March 14, 2006

Masa Fukata with one of the large-screen TV's in place throughout Turin made by Panasonic. This profile is part of a series on the worldwide sponsors for the Turin Olympics.(A...

Turin Paralympics in Final Days

March 14, 2006

Canada's Verner and Britain's Briggs fight for the puck during their ice sledge hockey match (ATR) Only five days of competition remain in the Turin Winter Paralympics while R...

BOCOG Cracking Down on Counterfeiting

March 13, 2006

 (ATR) The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympics is urging consumers to buy Olympic merchandise from officially licensed stores, in an attempt to limit the sale o...

IAAF's Istvan Gyulai, 62

March 13, 2006

 (ATR) Istvan Gyulai, the secretary general of the IAAF died Sunday after a long bout with cancer. "Istvan devoted his entire life to our sport," said IAAF president Lamine Di...

Athens Chief Says Beijing Needs Openness

March 13, 2006

Former Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos in London. (ATR) The woman credited with rescuing the Athens Olympics, has issued a barely-veiled criticism to the organizers ...