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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...

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Paralympics Torch Relay Starts in Athens

September 09, 2004

The Athens Olympic Stadium plays host to athletics in the Paralympics and will be the site of the Main Press Center for the Games. (ATR) (ATR) The final countdown to the Athen...

Athens Olympics Exec Lands New Job

September 09, 2004

Spyros Capralos was once a member of the Greek national swimming and water polo teams. (ATR) (ATR) The longest-serving executive involved with the Athens Olympics will become ...

Hi Jinks and Politics Over Olympic Gold

September 08, 2004

Hungary's Adrian Annus competes in Athens. (ATR) Thumbing their noses at the official results of the 2004 Olympics, National Olympic Committees in Iran and Russia will reward ...

Olympic Security Issues for Moscow

September 08, 2004

Moscow 2012 General Manager Alexander Chernov: “We have a very strong security plan outlined in the bid book”. Below, Moscow vice mayor Mikhail Men. (ATR Photos) (ATR) ?We are...

Philadelphia Olympic Bid Prospects

September 07, 2004

(ATR) ?Let?s go for the gold!? proclaims an editorial in today?s edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper as a study moves ahead on whether the historic U.S. city should...

Paris Mayor: France Supports Olympic Bid

September 07, 2004

Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë on the 2012 bid: “Nothing is more important”. Below, Paris 2012 CEO Philippe Baudillon. (ATR Photos) (ATR) The Mayor of Paris says there is no que...

Tony Blair Says No Olympics Bid Minister

September 07, 2004

(ATR) British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he will not name a minister to oversee London?s bid for the 2012 Olympics. Speaking in his monthly briefing to reporters at Downin...

HK Equestrian Venue for 2008 Olympics?

September 06, 2004

Beijing 2008 greets the world during the closing ceremony of the Athens Olympics. Below, a model of the National Stadium being constructed for the Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Links...

Maier Wants to Ski at 2006 Olympics

September 06, 2004

Hermann Maier: “The Olympics are the biggest event for an athlete”. (ATR) (ATR) Austria?s Hermann Maier says he is planning to compete at the Turin Olympic Winter Games. Maie...

Athens Prepares for Post-Olympics

September 05, 2004

She’s the party girl: Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos center stage with singers Sakis Rouvas and Elli Kokkinou at the volunteer and staff party Friday night at OAKA....