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Athens Olympics Say Good Bye...

August 29, 2004

The Athens Olympic caldron will be extinguished tonight. (ATR) (ATR) A two hour closing ceremony billed as a giant party under a full moon will bring the Athens Olympics to an...

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Olympics Wrestling Brawl, Gold Yanked

August 29, 2004

(ATR) Bad blood between two wrestlers erupted into a brawl on the mat between competitors, spectators, police and officials. The fight broke out after a close match between wo...

Athens Olympics in Final Hours

August 29, 2004

(ATR) The final hours of the Athens Olympics will bring a flurry of 17 medals in boxing, rhythmic gymnastics, handball, taekwondo, volleyball, water polo and wrestling. The me...

Argentina is Golden, Olympics Wind Down

August 28, 2004

Argentina on the medal podium for football. (ATR) The next to last day for the Athens Olympics has brought Argentina its first gold medal since 1952 with a victory over Parag...

Day 15: Olympic Gold Medals Abound

August 28, 2004

Volleyball Finals Set for Today Day 15: Olympic Gold Medals Abound; Powell Stays AwayMore than 30 gold medals are up for grabs as the Athens Olympics enters its next to last d...

Olympics Day 14: Police Battle Protest

August 28, 2004

A demonstrator goes after police during the protest Friday night in Athens. (A.Giotopoulos for ATR) (ATR) Police used tear gas to break up a protest march in the center of Ath...

US Olympics Chief Says FIG "Deplorable"

August 27, 2004

USOC leaders in Athens: chef de mission Herman Frazier, CEO Jim Scherr, chairman Peter Ueberroth.(ATR) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee says it rejects efforts by the Internat...

New Doping Disqualification

August 27, 2004

(ATR) Another athlete has been sanctioned at the Athens Games for breaching strict doping rules.The International Olympic Committee says it has disqualified Russia's 400m runn...

Piazza Look for Turin Winter Olympics

August 27, 2004

 (ATR) The classic piazza, or plaza, of Italian cities is the theme of the striking look of the Turin Olympics that will begin appearing across the city and Piemonte region i...

Athletes Elected to IOC at Olympics

August 26, 2004

(ATR) Athletics stars Frank Fredericks and Hicham El Guerrouj are among the four athletes elected by their peers at the Athens Olympics to seats on the IOC Athletes Commission...

Olympics Update: New Doping Sanctions

August 26, 2004

Athens 2004 spokesmen Michael Zacharatos and Serafim Kotrotsos confer with IOC Medical Director Patrick Schamasch.(ATR) (ATR) Two more athletes have been sanctioned by the Int...