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Springtime In Olympia: A Flame Is Lit...

March 25, 2004

 (ATR) - The home of the ancient Olympic Games plays host to as many as ten thousand spectators today for the ceremony lighting the Olympic flame for the 2004 Games. Internati...

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Tennis Test Shows Athens' Progress

March 24, 2004

The Olympic Tennis Center at the Olympic Sports Complex in northern Athens. In the distance is one of the arches for the Olympic Stadium Roof...

Construction Shows Commitment to Games

March 24, 2004

The Olympic Tennis Center at the Olympic Sports Complex in northern Athens. In the distance is one of the arches for the Olympic Stadium Roof...

Major Decision Looms for Stadium Roof

March 22, 2004

(ATR) - In the aftermath of last week's decision that scrapped plans for a roof over the swimming pool for the 2004 Olympics, the Greek government is now mulling its options o...

2012 Cities Under The Microscope At IOC

March 22, 2004

 (ATR) - The fates of the cities hoping to bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics is, for the time being, in the hands of a ten member working group of IOC experts.The panel met a w...

Karamanlis Says No Roof for Olympic Pool

March 20, 2004

(ATR) - Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has scrapped plans to build a roof over the main swimming pool for the Athens Olympics. Karamanlis killed the project over growi...

Work in Athens Heats Up

March 19, 2004

(ATR) - With the flame for the Athens Olympics to be lit in less than a week, the heat is being applied to Olympic construction projects that are still lagging in the rush to ...

Hotel Pact Signed For Beijing Games

March 18, 2004

(ATR) - Seven of Beijing's top hotels are the first to sign the Olympic Lodging Agreement for the 2008 Games.The agreements were signed in a ceremony at the Beijing Hotel, one...

Kim Draws IOC Members Into Defense

March 17, 2004

(ATR) - Suspended International Olympic Committee member Un Yong Kim has sent letters to IOC members and a variety of international sports figures seeking their help for his t...

Korean Court Hears Charges Against Kim

March 16, 2004

 (ATR) - Prosecutors presented evidence in a Seoul courtroom today they say shows suspended International Olympic Committee vice president Un Yong Kim embezzled money from the...

Olympic IT Sponsor Officially Atos

March 16, 2004

 (ATR) - The worldwide sponsorship in the information technology category is now under the brand of Atos Origin, the French company that acquired previous sponsor Schlumberger...