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Norway Aims for 2018 Winter Olympics...

August 01, 2006

Norwegian NOC President NOC president Kai Arne Johannessen. (ATR) (ATR) Norway "will do its best to seek the 2018 Winter Olympics" the president of the Norwegian Olympic Commi...

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Tuesday Test for SF Olympics Vote

July 31, 2006

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom hopes to avoid a public vote over whether the Olympics are good policy for the city. (ATR) (ATR) San Francisco's hopes to bid for the 2016 Oly...

Last Chance for Rome Olympics Bid

July 31, 2006

CONI secretary general Rafaele Pagnozzi. (ATR) (ATR) Even though a bid for the 2016 Olympics is on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Italian National Olympic Committee, ...

IOC Seeks Release of Olympic Hostages

July 30, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge: "We pray that our friends be freed as soon as possible." (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says that he will initiate a ...

ATR Webcast: Two Years to Beijing Olympics

July 30, 2006

ATR editor Ed Hula at the Great Wall of China (ATR) The first-ever Around the Rings webcast will mark the two-year countdown to Beijing on August 8. An all-star lineup of expe...

Press Release: USOC Statement on Justin Gatlin

July 29, 2006

Sprinter Justin Gatlin at Athens in 2004. (ATR)  (ATR) Here are the press releases issued by the United States Olympic Committee and the U. S. Anti-Dop...

Rogge on Cycling, Boxing, U.S. 2016 Olympics

July 29, 2006

The IOC President with Italian NOC president Giovanni Petrucci. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge talks about the Tour de France doping controversy, the events schedule ...

New Leaders for European Olympic Cmtes

July 29, 2006

Patrick Hickey, left, with Mario Pescante in Rome. (ATR) (ATR) New leaders are in place for the European Olympic Committees, elected in Rome Saturday at an extraordinary gener...

Press Release: Candidates Invited to Apply

July 29, 2006

 (ATR) Here is the press release issued by the United States Olympic Committee seeking independent candidates for the board of directors. Qualified Ca...

USOC Chair on Floyd Landis Allegations

July 28, 2006

USOC chair Peter Ueberroth. (ATR)  (ATR) Following word that U.S. cyclist and Tour de France winner Floyd Landis faces the results of a positive drug t...

Park Appeal, Carraro Update

July 28, 2006

Korean IOC member Y.S. Park. (ATR) Park Faces Appeal DecisionSouth Korean IOC member Yong Sung Park must now decide whether to launch an appeal of his conviction on corporate ...