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Around the Games: Scalpers Warning...

August 19, 2004

Sales are steady at ticket kiosks: 82,000 tickets were sold on Wednesday.(ATR) Athens 2004 is putting Olympic ticket scalpers on notice.A warning was issued following reports ...

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NYC Mayor in Athens: No Bid Promotion

August 19, 2004

Photo: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (l) with Dan Doctoroff, deputy mayor and NYC bid leader Dan Doctoroff.(ATR) (ATR) Describing Athens as ?mind boggling?, New York C...

IOC Takes Credentials of Greek Sprinters

August 18, 2004

The credentials of Costas Kenteris, Katerina Thanou and Christos Tsekos have been handed to the IOC. (ATR) (ATR) The International Olympic Committee has referred the cases of ...

Thanou joins Kenteris in Games pull-out

August 18, 2004

(ATR) - Katerina Thanou has pulled out of the Games. She joins Greek Olympic gold medal hope Costas Kenteris, who announced his withdrawal earlier today. Both have protested t...

Kenteris Quits Greek Team; Thanou Next?

August 18, 2004

Greek sprinter and Sydney 200m gold medallist Costas Kenteris has quit the Athens Olympics and split with his coach.The announcement comes after a doping scandal in which he...

Around the Games: China Leads Gold

August 18, 2004

 (ATR) As day five of the Athens Olympics closes, China remains at the top of table for gold medals with 10, an unprecedented feat, perhaps a sign of things to come with the 2...

USA Track And Field Rejects Rumors

August 17, 2004

(ATR)Rumours that high profile American track and field athletes can't be found for doping control tests have been put to rest by USA Track and Field.The rumours have been pub...

Doping Rumors From Athens

August 17, 2004

The international zone of the Athens Olympic Village. (ATR) (ATR) Rumors are starting to swirl in Athens over the possibility that high profile U.S. athletes are being sought...

Athens Searches for Spectators

August 17, 2004

The swimming venue for the Athens Olympics has been one of the exceptions for low attendance figures. (ATR) (ATR) With sell out crowds at some events and near empty stands at ...

Around the Games: Windy Day 4

August 17, 2004

Sailing for the 2004 Games is held on the Saronic Gulf south of Athens.(ATR) (ATR)High winds have forced changes to some of the sailing events on the second day in a row. Whi...

Athens Winds Force More Changes

August 17, 2004

 (ATR)Heavy winds throughout Athens will force changes in the schedule for rowing events for the second day in a row.The venue at Schinias was subject to high winds during las...