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Turin Prepares for Paralympics...

September 20, 2004

 (ATR) With leaders of the Turin Winter Olympics in Athens this week to observe the Paralympics, last-minute preparations are underway in Italy for the unveiling of a mascot f...

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Spain, Germany, Paralympic Medal Leaders

September 19, 2004

(ATR) Spain and Germany are tied for the lead for medals with 14 apiece at the Paralympic Games in Athens. Through two days of competition Great Britain is right behind the le...

Kim Out of Jail for Turin Olympics

September 17, 2004

South Korea’s senior IOC member, Un Yong Kim.(ATR) (ATR) An appeals court in Seoul has rejected the appeal of suspended International Olympic Committee vice president Un Yong ...

Athens Glows Once More for Paralympics

September 17, 2004

Scenes from opening ceremony of the Athens Paralympics. Bottom photo: the final torch bearer in the eight-day relay for the Paralympics. (ANA Photos) (ATR) The caldron in the...

Survey: Support Grows for Paris Olympics

September 17, 2004

(ATR) A survey conducted by Paris 2012 shows that up to 92% of those polled say the Olympics would have a positive impact on France.The survey, conducted September 3-4, shows ...

Korea Olympic Bids Wait for FIS Review

September 16, 2004

(ATR) An initial survey by the International Ski Federation is inconclusive as to whether the South Korean city of Muju has a high enough slope to support an Olympic Games dow...

Olympics Scandal Cases Closed

September 16, 2004

Alfred LaMont during the Welch and Johnson trial in Salt Lake City last year. (ATR) (ATR) The final page may have been written in the legal proceedings arising from the Salt L...

Paralympic Committee Adopts Reforms

September 15, 2004

(ATR) The International Paralympic Committee is moving ahead with governance reforms. In a meeting in Athens the ruling executive committee approved a plan that puts them out ...

Chinese Taipei Fiasco at Paralympics

September 15, 2004

Wu Shu Jen (center in white) during a visit Tuesday to the Athens Paralympic Village. (ATR) A diplomatic row has broken out at the Athens Paralympics over the presence of Wu ...

Let the Bids Begin: Olympics on Auction

September 15, 2004

Athens volunteer uniform set for sale on e-Bay: $1200. (ATR) The traffic in high-priced Athens Olympic memorabilia has begun on the internet and in the want-ads of Greek news...

New IBC for Vancouver Olympics

September 15, 2004

The Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre will be expanded to host the International Broadcaster Centre and Main Press Centre. (ATR) (ATR) In a move that will make things...