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Olympic Security Won?t Stop Athens Party...

July 26, 2004

Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyannis says despite maximum security for the Games “life will go on”. With just over two weeks to the opening of the Athens Olympics, Mayor Dora Bakoyann...

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Roadworks Complete for Olympic Marathon

July 26, 2004

Widening of the highway from Marathon to Athens was completed over the weekend. The expansion of the highway from Marathon to Athens is completed, the final touches applied th...

2012 Cities to Make World Media Debut

July 24, 2004

Campaign for 2012 Update: Olympic Bid Cities to Make World Press Debut in Athens July 24, 2004 ? The five candidate cities in the race for the 2012 Olympics have scheduled the...

ATHENS 2004: NEWSLETTER

July 23, 2004

Reporting from Athens: Ed Hula, Anthony Stavrinos, Jan McDonald Taxi Surcharge in the WorksTravel by taxi to Olympic venues could become more expensive under special rules bei...

Olympics Taxi Surcharge in the Works

July 23, 2004

A three euro surcharge may be coming for taxi rides to or from Olympic venues. Travel by taxi to the Olympic venues could become more expensive under special rules being consi...

Armed Guard Reports Stir Athens

July 22, 2004

(ATR) - The Greek Government has been forced into full spin mode to counter new reports about the use of armed guards during the Athens Olympics. U.S. officials say 400 U.S. ...

Greenspan To Shoot Olympics Film

July 22, 2004

Bud Greenspan, 77, first gained acclaim for his Olympic films with 22-part series, “The Olympiad”, produced in the 1970’s. (ATR) - Filmmaker Bud Greenspan will shoot the offic...

Deadline to Nominate Athletes to Teams

July 21, 2004

(ATR) - Today is the deadline for each country sending a team to the Olympics to nominate the athletes who will compete in Athens. Approximately 10,000 athletes from a record ...

Athens Tram is Rolling for Olympics

July 19, 2004

The sleek new tram connects the center of Athens to the coastal areas of the city. July 19, 2004 (ATR) ? The new Athens tram line begins operation this week. The 26km line was...

IOC Must Decide Whether To Strip Medals

July 18, 2004

 (ATR) ? The gold medals won by the U.S. in the 4X400 meter relay at the Sydney Olympics should be forfeited, according to a decision of the International Association of Athle...

Full NATO fleet for Olympics-NEWSLETTER

July 16, 2004

NATO ships will patrol the non-territorial waters off the coast of Greece. July 16, 2004 (ATR) -- NATO says its entire Mediterranean naval fleet will be deployed to protect th...