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US Visa Rules Create Travel at Pan Ams...

August 05, 2003

(ATR) - The prospect of hundreds of participants in the Pan American Games becoming stranded in Santo Domingo due to new visa requirements by the United States appears to have...

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Pan Am Games First Sellout: Beisbol

August 05, 2003

(ATR) - Santo Domingo's historic Quisquaya Stadium has scored the biggest crowd so far for the 14th Pan American Games. A Monday night baseball game between the Dominican Repu...

Pan Am Games Reporter Attacked

August 04, 2003

(ATR) - Kevin Baxter, a reporter with the Miami Herald newspaper was back at work Saturday just hours after a mugging in broad daylight. He was attacked by a pair of thieves o...

Mario Vasquz Rana in Hospital

August 04, 2003

(ATR) - While the Pan Ams may be going smoothly, PASO President and IOC member Mario Vazquez Rana, 71, has checked into a Santo Domingo hospital suffering from double pneumoni...

Pan Am Games Sail Through Opening Days

August 04, 2003

(ATR) - With few problems and no major ones in the opening days of the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, organizers think they are well on their way to ...

New Emblem for Beijing Now Official

August 03, 2003

(ATR) - A runner embracing victory, in a woodblock design of ancient Chinese calligraphy, is the new emblem of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing."Dancing Beijing" is the official n...

Rogge: Volleyball "Sad Story"

August 02, 2003

(ATR) - Rogge used strong language to condemn actions taken by the FIVB, the international volleyball federation, that will keep Argentina's volleyball team out of the Pan Ams...

Pan Am Games Face Big Test This Weekend

August 02, 2003

(ATR) - The Pan American Games are underway in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the first of 16 days of competition in the smallest nation ever to host these games.With as m...

Nine Cities Possible for 2012 Finals

August 02, 2003

(ATR) - International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says it is entirely possible that the current field of nine cities running for the 2012 Olympics will remain in...

Pan Am Games Ready: Track Certified

August 01, 2003

(ATR) - Dominican Republic President Hipolito Mejia tells Around the Rings "all is ready and we are happy" as the hours wind down to opening ceremony of the 14th Pan American ...

Pan Am Games Head to Starting Line

July 30, 2003

(ATR) - The din of last-minute preparations still fills the air in Santo Domingo on the eve of the 14th Pan American Games.At Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Park, the center of the...