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Aquatics Icon Still London Olympics Goal...

December 05, 2005

An "S" shaped roof, mimicking the flow of water, is the distinctive feature of the aquatics center design by Zaha Hadid for London 2012. (ATR) London Olympics organizers still...

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Olympics Flame Heads to Athens

December 05, 2005

Pigi Devetzi, triple jump silver medalist in Athens lights the caldron near Parnassos on Sunday, altitude 1950m. (HOC) (ATR) The last legs of the Olympic Torch Relay in Greece...

Olympics Feud Builds in Europe?

December 04, 2005

 (ATR) Is a feud brewing between the president of the European Olympic Committees and the president of the International Olympic Committee?An off-hand remark by IOC President ...

Vancouver Hopes for Labor Peace

December 03, 2005

 (ATR) Government officials in British Columbia are attempting to sign long-term deals with over 250,000 unionized civil servants to avoid any strife that could affect prepara...

No Threats Yet Against Turin Olympics

December 03, 2005

Venues for the Turin Olympics, such as Stadio Communale, are already under the protection of guards armed with automatic weapons.(ATR) (ATR) Italy's Interior Minister says his...

European Olympics Elites Meet in Dublin

December 02, 2005

Mario Pescante is expected to win a second term as EOC President. (ATR) (ATR) The European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Dublin Friday and Saturday is turning into a ...

New Buses for Beijing Olympics

December 01, 2005

More than 7,000 new buses are coming to the streets of Beijing by 2008. (ATR) (ATR) Beijing's goal of a "green Olympic Games" took another step forward this week, with plans a...

The Race for 2014 Olympics: Update

December 01, 2005

 (ATR) The seven cities hoping to bid for the 2014 Olympicswill have observer status for the European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Dublin this week.The meeting is on...

Turin Olympics Face "Tight" Schedule

November 30, 2005

TOROC President Valentino Castellani and IOC Commission Chair Jean-Claude Killy. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the IOC Commission for the Turin Olympics warns that "catastrophe" cou...

Turin Olympic Medals Link to Piazza

November 30, 2005

 (ATR) The medals for the Turin Winter Olympics carry on the theme of the piazza that's been woven into the look of the 2006 Games.Unveiled in Turin Wednesday, the medals are ...

Jaca 2014 Olympics Bid Gains Support

November 29, 2005

Jaca's web site can be found at www.jaca2014.es (ATR) Jaca's latest bid for the Winter Olympics has the support of the national government following a meeting Tuesday between ...