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Horses in Latest Olympics Doping Scandal...

October 09, 2004

(ATR) Four horses that were ridden in the equestrian events at the Athens Olympics have tested positive for banned substances. The positive tests include two gold medal winner...

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Bush Campaign Flogs Olympics Parody

October 08, 2004

The Bush campaign Olympics parody link: http://www.georgewbush.com/Olympics/Default.aspx. (ATR) The campaign of U.S. President George Bush has failed to respond to repeated re...

Olympics Gymnastics Appeal Oct. 18

October 08, 2004

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a decision in the appeal of South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young will be rendered the week of October 18. Originally CAS had said ...

Los Angeles Council OKs Olympics Bid

October 07, 2004

(ATR) The Los Angeles City Council approves of plans to launch a new bid for the Olympics. Following the recommendation of a committee, the full council has voted 15-0 to pres...

Bobsleigh Track For Moscow Olympics Bid

October 07, 2004

An ice wall for climbing is one of the features already existing at the Nagornaya Sports Park in Moscow. (ATR) Moscow 2012 bid leaders say a renovated winter sports park and a...

Final Days for Paralympics Poll

October 06, 2004

(ATR) With two days left in the latest Around the Rings.com Poll, readers say TV networks and worldwide Olympic sponsors should play a bigger role in raising the profile of th...

French Bids for Winter Olympics

October 06, 2004

Grenoble is one of three cities in France interested in a winter bid. (ATR) Town leaders of Gap in the French Alps are launching a study of whether to bid for an upcoming Olym...

Ski Jump Debut for Turin Olympics

October 06, 2004

The ski jumps at Pragelato earlier this year. The K90, on the right, will host the first jumps October 9.(TOROC)  (ATR) One of two ski jumps being built for the Turin Olympic...

Fredericks For 2012 Olympics Inspection

October 05, 2004

 (ATR) Namibia Olympian and new IOC member Frank Fredericks has been chosen as the final member of the Evaluation Commission for the 2012 Olympics. Fredericks, 37, had along ...

Vancouver Olympics Get IOC Checkup

October 05, 2004

Keeping an eye on Vancouver: Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli with Rene Fasel (r), chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2010 Games. (ATR File) (AT...

Brazil Appeal for Olympics Marathon Gold

October 04, 2004

Since the marathon controversy, Vanderlei de Lima has been treated like a national hero in Brazil. Here he stands with President Lula de Silva. (ATR) The Court of Arbitration ...