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Summer Branding for 2014 Olympics Bids...

June 28, 2006

Salzburg begins a new wave of Olympic bid branding. (ATR) As part of efforts to boost public support for the Salzburg bid for the 2014 Olympics, the first wave of street signa...

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Tie Vote Seals Almaty Olympics Fate

June 27, 2006

The IOC Executive Board during its meeting in Lausanne last week. (ATR) IOC President Breaks Deadlock on 2014 CitiesAlmaty may have come within one vote of moving on to the fi...

Greeks Drop Appeals Over Pre-Olympics Testing

June 26, 2006

Costas Kenteris wades into a media scrum following his appearance before an IOC disciplinary commission at the Athens Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) The saga involving Greek sprinters ...

Nepal Drama At Olympics Cmte HQ

June 26, 2006

Protestors Sunday at the Nepal NOC offices in Kathmandu. (ATR) Protesting athletes have locked the headquarters of the Nepal Olympic Committee, pressing demands for more suppo...

Tokyo Plan for Olympics Heads to JOC

June 26, 2006

Opening ceremony for the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. The stadium would be one of the venues in the 2016 bid. (ATR) Japanese cities Tokyo and Fukuoka this week will formally submit...

Frank Talk from U.S. Olympics CEO

June 25, 2006

USOC CEO Jim Scherr in San Diego. (ATR) (ATR) The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the U.S. has "a very low influence on the worldwide Olympic community." Jim Scherr mad...

Drut Pledges "Honor" to IOC

June 24, 2006

Guy Drut, member of the National Assembly, seen on a TV feed last month listening to colleagues blasting his presidential amnesty. (ATR) French IOC member Guy Drut says he is ...

U.S. 2016 Olympics Bids Step Up Pace

June 24, 2006

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom meets Britih IOC memberCraig Reedie. (ATR) (ATR) The ribbon is cut on the race for the nomination from the U.S. for the 2016 Olympics, with fi...

IOC Lifts Guy Drut Suspension

June 23, 2006

Guy Drut gets an Olympics Day present with the lifitng of his IOC suspension. (ATR) (ATR) The International Olympics Committee has lifted its suspension of France's Guy Drut, ...

International Olympics Day 2006

June 23, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge at this week's EB meeting. (ATR) IOC EB Wraps Up FridayIOC President Jacques Rogge holds a press conference on Friday to close the latest meeting o...

US Olympic Assembly Opens With 2016 Cities

June 23, 2006

 (ATR) The five cities under consideration by the U.S. Olympic Committee for a possible bid for the 2016 Games have their say Friday at a meeting of the USOC Board of Director...