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WADA-IOC Inquiry Takes No Action in Case...

September 24, 2003

(ATR) - A joint inquiry by the International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Agency into the case of U.S. sprinter Jerome Young will result in no immediate actions...

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2010 Commision Named, Rogge to Visit

September 24, 2003

(ATR) - The members of the coordination commission for the Vancouver Olympics has been named. The 11-member group includes several alumni of the IOC commission that evaluated ...

I.T. Olympics Sponsor Sold

September 23, 2003

(ATR) - Schlumberger, the worldwide sponsor for the Olympics in the information technology category, has sold Sema, its information technology business, to French computer ser...

Experts Discuss Beijing 2008 Security

September 22, 2003

(ATR) - An international conference in Beijing this week will examine issues involved with security at the 2008 Olympics."Olympic Security: Preparedness and Response" is the t...

Women's World Cup Underway

September 21, 2003

(ATR) - Competition is underway for the fourth Women's World Cup, the 2003 edition being played in six cities across the U.S. The 16-team tournament was moved to the U.S. from...

October 1 Decision for Jerome Young Case

September 19, 2003

(ATR) - The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency says a joint WADA/IOC inquiry into the case of U.S. sprinter Jerome Young will be finished by October 1. Young could lose a me...

USOC Reform Clears Hurdle In Congress

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Legislation reforming the U.S. Olympic Committee could pass the U.S. Senate next week after Colorado Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell ended a hold he had placed on the ...

One Year to Athens Paralympics

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Athens organizers today commemorate the final year to the 2004 Paralympics with the unveiling of the medals to be awarded during the games. A Paralympic mascot will al...

One Year to Athens Paralympics

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Athens organizers today commemorate the final year to the 2004 Paralympics with the unveiling of the medals to be awarded during the games. A Paralympic mascot will al...

Extradition Trial Delayed For Kim

September 16, 2003

(ATR) - John Kim's extradition hearing in Sofia, Bulgaria has been postponed until October 10, the Bulgarian News Agency reports to Around the Rings. The hearing was scheduled...

Atlanta Venue Hosts World Championships

September 11, 2003

(ATR) - For the first time since the Atlanta Olympics, one of the venues from the Games is in use for an Olympic-level competition. The International Canoe Federation's flatwa...