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From Italy to Canada...

March 29, 2004

(ATR) - Turin met Whistler Sunday when some of the 100 Italians on a Torino 2006-sponsored trade and cultural mission to Vancouver toured the 2010 Winter Olympic ski venues. T...

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IOC Inspecting Athens This Weekend

March 26, 2004

(ATR) - A team from the International Olympic Committee will be making the rounds in Athens this weekend, taking a look at the pace of progress towards the Games, just over fo...

Olympic Flame now Burning for Athens

March 25, 2004

(ATR) - Under glorious spring skies the Olympic Flame for the Athens Olympics was lit in a ceremony attended by more than 10,000 people at the birthplace of the Games in ancie...

Springtime In Olympia: A Flame Is Lit

March 25, 2004

 (ATR) - The home of the ancient Olympic Games plays host to as many as ten thousand spectators today for the ceremony lighting the Olympic flame for the 2004 Games. Internati...

Tennis Test Shows Athens' Progress

March 24, 2004

The Olympic Tennis Center at the Olympic Sports Complex in northern Athens. In the distance is one of the arches for the Olympic Stadium Roof...

Construction Shows Commitment to Games

March 24, 2004

The Olympic Tennis Center at the Olympic Sports Complex in northern Athens. In the distance is one of the arches for the Olympic Stadium Roof...

Major Decision Looms for Stadium Roof

March 22, 2004

(ATR) - In the aftermath of last week's decision that scrapped plans for a roof over the swimming pool for the 2004 Olympics, the Greek government is now mulling its options o...

2012 Cities Under The Microscope At IOC

March 22, 2004

 (ATR) - The fates of the cities hoping to bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics is, for the time being, in the hands of a ten member working group of IOC experts.The panel met a w...

Karamanlis Says No Roof for Olympic Pool

March 20, 2004

(ATR) - Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has scrapped plans to build a roof over the main swimming pool for the Athens Olympics. Karamanlis killed the project over growi...

Work in Athens Heats Up

March 19, 2004

(ATR) - With the flame for the Athens Olympics to be lit in less than a week, the heat is being applied to Olympic construction projects that are still lagging in the rush to ...

Hotel Pact Signed For Beijing Games

March 18, 2004

(ATR) - Seven of Beijing's top hotels are the first to sign the Olympic Lodging Agreement for the 2008 Games.The agreements were signed in a ceremony at the Beijing Hotel, one...