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Hasan Expelled from IOC...

August 10, 2004

(ATR) Indonesia tycoon and convicted felon Bob Hasan has been expelled from the International Olympic Committee by an overwhelming 101 to 3 vote. A majority of 69 votes was ne...

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2014 Olympics Vote in Guatemala City

August 10, 2004

(ATR) Guatemala City has been selected as the host of the 119th Session of the International Olympic Committee. The major piece of business for the meeting will be selection o...

Former US President Arrives for Games

August 10, 2004

Former US President George H W Bush. Former US President George H W Bush has touched down in Greece for theAthens Olympics. And he has boarded a luxury yacht in the northern ...

Iraqi Team Arrives for Olympics

August 09, 2004

Photo: A happy face for Iraqi sport: light flyweight (47kg) boxer Najah Salah Ali at the Athens Olympic Village.(ATR) (ATR) The first team from Iraq to attend the Olympics sin...

Greek Antiquities Open to Olympic Media

August 09, 2004

Archeological sites such as the Parthenon are open to the world’s media with Olympic credentials. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings has been told that media accredited to cover the...

Rogge to Greece: Thanks for Patience

August 09, 2004

Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos and IOC President Jacques Rogge during a visit to the Athens Olympic Sports Park. (ATR) (ATR) With four days to the opening ceremony ...

IOC Chief at Olympic Village

August 09, 2004

The Agios Andreas Media Village. (ATHOC Photo) (ATR) International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge will inspect his room in the Olympic Village during a visit with h...

Athens Ready For Olympics Says IOC

August 08, 2004

The main swimming pool for the aquatics center in Athens will be in action this time next week. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the International Olympic Committee says Athens is...

Hasan For Expulsion, U.S. Medal Decision

August 07, 2004

Bob Hasan during a 2001 court hearing in Indonesia. Hasan For Expulsion, No Decision on U.S. Medals(ATR) Convicted felon Bob Hasan will face a vote on expulsion from the Inte...

Slavkov Suspended, Agents Blacklisted

August 07, 2004

IOC President Jacques Rogge: “I am angry”.(ATR) Below, Ivan Slavkov. (IOC) (ATR)Signaling a no tolerance attitude toward any hint of corruption, the International Olympic Com...

FLASH!! Slavkov Suspended

August 07, 2004

The IOC has suspended Bulgarian IOC member Ivan Slavkov, following a program on the BBC suggesting votes for bid cities could be bought. Four agents were declared persona non ...