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Olympic Medal Saga Continues for Annus...

September 14, 2004

 (ATR) Hungarian hammer thrower Adrian Annus now says he won?t hand back the gold medal from the Athens Olympics. Hungarian Olympic Committee spokesman Deszo Vad tells Around ...

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No Swiss Bid for 2014 Olympics

September 14, 2004

(ATR) Government officials in Zurich have decided to drop plans to bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics with two other nearby cantons. Uncertainties over the financing of the Game...

Olympic Hockey Blues: The Lockout Dawns

September 13, 2004

International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel says the regardless of what happens with the NHL for the Turin Olympics, he is sure the league will play in 2010 for V...

Scandal Stalks Chile Olympic Committee

September 13, 2004

Fernando Eitel during the TV interview last week in which he admitted to financial irregularities. (ATR) The president of the Chile Olympic Committee has resigned over charges...

Athletes Give Up Olympic Medals

September 13, 2004

(ATR) Two athletes expelled from the Athens Games over doping offenses say they will be handing back their gold medals. The agent for Hungarian hammer thrower Adrian Annus say...

Fireworks Over Athens Olympic Debt

September 12, 2004

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis in Thessaloniki: "We are in the post-Olympic era." (ATR) Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis says the true extent of spending on the Olympi...

NY Mayor: No Stadium, No Olympic Bid

September 12, 2004

An artist’s conception of the new stadium planned for Manhattan on the shore of the Hudson River. (ATR) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city could abandon its bid fo...

Money Coming for Canada Olympians

September 11, 2004

(ATR) The Canadian government says it will increase funding for the nation?s elite athletes by $CAN 10.1 million. The announcement by the government comes after some prodding ...

No Answers Yet on Beijing Project Cuts

September 10, 2004

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Olympics Gold Sent to Japan

September 10, 2004

Hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, 29, is the first gold medalist in the event from Japan. His father was a finalist in the hammer throw world championship 21 years ago. (IAAF) (A...

London Boroughs Approve Olympic Park

September 10, 2004

An artist rendering of the Olympic Park being planned for east London. (ATR) (ATR) Four east London boroughs have given their permission to plan an Olympic Park that would ho...