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Paris Plans Olympics Village Landmark...

September 28, 2004

The proposed tower of rings as it might look on the horizon near another Parisian landmark, the Montmarte. Below, President Jacques Chirac greets the French Olympic team. (AT...

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London Olympics Bid to Brighton

September 28, 2004

Tessa Jowell and Ken Livingstone at a 2012 bid event earlier this year. (ATR) (ATR) The London bid for the 2012 Olympics goes to the seaside resort of Brighton this week for t...

Turin Olympics Mascots: Ice and Snow

September 28, 2004

 (ATR) A pair of mascots named Neve and Gliz will represent the 2006 Olympics in Turin. They were unveiled in a ceremony in Rome on the 500-day mark to the Games. Neve represe...

Olympics Gymnastics Verdict in 2 Weeks

September 27, 2004

South Korea’s Yang Tae Young. Below, Paul Hamm of the U.S. (ATR) A decision in an appeal over the gold medal from the men?s all-round gymnastics event in Athens could be made...

Fatal Bus Crash Rocks Athens Paralympics

September 27, 2004

(ATR) At least seven people have died in a collision between a truck and a bus carrying young people to the Athens Paralympics. The crash, 175 km north of Athens, injured 24 p...

Dates Confirmed for 2012 Olympics Visits

September 26, 2004

Nawal El Moutawakel will lead the 2012 Evaluation Commission. (ATR) (ATR) Cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics tell Around the Rings.com that they have received a letter from ...

Olympics Appeal, Gymnastics Changes

September 25, 2004

Scene from the gymastics Gala in Athens. Below, FIG President Bruno Grandi. (ATR) (ATR) Teams of lawyers gather in Lausanne, Switzerland this weekend to battle over gymnastics...

Madrid 1st for 2012 Olympics Inspectors

September 25, 2004

(ATR) Madrid will be the first city visited early next year by the IOC?s Evaluation Commission for the 2012 Olympics. A report from Madrid says that Feb. 3-6 are the dates for...

AroundTheRings.com Poll Exclusive!

September 24, 2004

The results of the AroundTheRings.com poll for the week of September 24 - October 1: The AroundTheRings.com Poll: Sports in Future Olympics The AroundTheRings.com Poll: Whi...

Athens Paralympics Called ?Flawless?

September 24, 2004

Shotput medalists from the Athens Paralympics: (from the left) George Karaminas (Greece, silver), Peter Martin(New Zealand, gold) and Riko Glangla(Germany, bronze). (ANA) (AT...

Karate Included in Olympic Invite

September 23, 2004

(ATR) The martial art of karate is among the five sports which will be invited to submit information to the International Olympic Committee that could lead to a spot on the sp...