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NHL Situation in Doubt for Turin...

April 26, 2004

(ATR) - The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he is starting to make plans for the Turin Olympics that do not include players from the National Hockey Leagu...

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No Decision for Olympic TV Rights

April 23, 2004

(ATR) - After opening the bids for the next round of Olympic TV rights in Europe, the International Olympic Committee says it will take more time to make a decision.A statemen...

Bid Opened for European TV Rights

April 23, 2004

(ATR) - Envelopes containing bids from Europe to broadcast the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games were opened today at IOC headquarters in Lausanne. The open bidding marks the first ...

London Bid Leader Wins Apology

April 22, 2004

(ATR) - A London newspaper has issued a public apology to London 2012 bid leader Barabara Cassani over a story in March that quoted her making critical comments about British ...

Olympic Leaders from the Americas Meet

April 21, 2004

(ATR) - Leaders of National Olympic Committees from the Americas are meeting in San Antonio, Texas through the end of the week. The Pan American Sports Organization general as...

IOC Holds off on Meridian Meeting

April 20, 2004

Around the Rings has learned the International Olympic Committee cancelled a meeting that was to have taken place a week ago with staff of Meridian, its marketing agency that ...

McDonald's Chief Knows Olympics

April 20, 2004

(ATR) - Worldwide Olympic sponsor McDonald's has a new CEO, Charles Bell, named to the post within an hour or so after the sudden death of Jim Cantalupo on Monday, apparently ...

Athens Roof to Move

April 19, 2004

(ATR) - One of the two soaring arches for the Olympic Stadium in Athens will be moved into place over the arena this week. The second arch will be moved in a few weeks - no da...

On the Scene: 2012 Olympic Bid Promises

April 17, 2004

Leaders of the Paris 2012 bid speak in Berlin. (ATR) New York and London have made big promises to the Summer Olympic international federations meeting in Berlin. The cities s...

IOC Seeks Cancellation Insurance

April 16, 2004

(ATR) - The International Olympic Committee is in the market for up to $200 million of insurance coverage to protect against full or partial cancellation of the Athens Olympic...

Thorpe to Swim 400m in Athens

April 15, 2004

(ATR) - The Australian Olympic Committee says it has received advice from its counsel that swimmer Ian Thorpe could be allowed to compete in the 400 meter event in Athens. Sin...