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USOC Reforms Dead in Congress Until 2004...

October 24, 2003

(ATR) - Despite all the huffing and puffing of some members of the U.S. Senate for speedy reform of the U.S. Olympic Committee, there is now little hope of passing any of the ...

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Bid Scandal Trial Witness List Published

October 23, 2003

(ATR) - With the publication of a once-sealed witness list for the trial of former Salt Lake City bid leaders Tom Welch and Dave Johnson, our Oct. 28 report was incorrect to r...

Government Says Tram Will be Ready

October 23, 2003

(ATR) - An inspection team from the Interntional Olympic Committee has received assurances from the the Greek government that two key transport projects will be ready well bef...

IOC Joins Worldwide Hunt for Drug Cheats

October 22, 2003

(ATR) - The search for athletes who may have used the newly discovered steroid TGH has gone worldwide. After receiving information from the International Olympic Committee on ...

Torch Relay Will Visit Istanbul

October 21, 2003

(ATR) - The torch relay for the Athens Olympics will pass through Istanbul, says George Papandreou, Greece's foreign minister. Papandreou announced the Istanbul stop while gre...

Reform Plan Adopted By USOC

October 19, 2003

(ATR) - The U.S. Olympic Committee has voted in favor of a wholesale reform of its leadership structure, changes which are expected to take effect in early 2004.Under the chan...

USOC Sets Deadline For USA Track

October 18, 2003

(ATR) - The U.S. Olympic Committee has given USA Track and Field a one-month deadling to address doping and athlete conduct issues or risk decertification as the sport's natio...

Major Drug Scandal Brewing

October 17, 2003

(ATR) - Perhaps as many as half a dozen U.S. and international track and field athletes may have tested positive for a previously undetectable steroid known by the initials TH...

World Weightlifting Comes to Vancouver

October 16, 2003

(ATR) - Winter Olympic city Vancouver plays host this week to the world championships of a classic Olympics sport: weightlifting.A record number 87 countries and 635 athletes ...

Olympic Security Budget up 25%

October 16, 2003

(ATR) - The Greek government says it will increase spending on security for the Olympics by 25 percent."The government has said it is determined to create a safe environment f...

Leipzig 2012 in Leadership Crisis

October 15, 2003

(ATR) - Leipzig's campaign for the 2012 Olympics is facing new challenges this week with turmoil at the top of the bid. In the past week three bid officials have been forced t...