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October 1 Decision for Jerome Young Case...

September 19, 2003

(ATR) - The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency says a joint WADA/IOC inquiry into the case of U.S. sprinter Jerome Young will be finished by October 1. Young could lose a me...

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USOC Reform Clears Hurdle In Congress

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Legislation reforming the U.S. Olympic Committee could pass the U.S. Senate next week after Colorado Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell ended a hold he had placed on the ...

One Year to Athens Paralympics

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Athens organizers today commemorate the final year to the 2004 Paralympics with the unveiling of the medals to be awarded during the games. A Paralympic mascot will al...

One Year to Athens Paralympics

September 17, 2003

(ATR) - Athens organizers today commemorate the final year to the 2004 Paralympics with the unveiling of the medals to be awarded during the games. A Paralympic mascot will al...

Extradition Trial Delayed For Kim

September 16, 2003

(ATR) - John Kim's extradition hearing in Sofia, Bulgaria has been postponed until October 10, the Bulgarian News Agency reports to Around the Rings. The hearing was scheduled...

Atlanta Venue Hosts World Championships

September 11, 2003

(ATR) - For the first time since the Atlanta Olympics, one of the venues from the Games is in use for an Olympic-level competition. The International Canoe Federation's flatwa...

Night Rowing in Athens?

September 10, 2003

(ATR) - There's a possibility that rowing events for the 2004 Olympics could be held at night to avoid the high winds that caused havoc at the August test event. The expense o...

Leni Riefenstahl, 101

September 09, 2003

(ATR) - Film maker Leni Riefenstahl, creator of "Olympia" the first-ever full-length film about the Olympics has died at her home near Munich. "Olympia", a five-hour film depi...

Greek PM Says No Early Election

September 07, 2003

(ATR) - Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis is ruling out an early election and says his government will serve a full term, standing for election less than four months before ...

All Paid-up: 2012 Cities Make Deadline

September 05, 2003

(ATR) - An expensive milestone has been passed by each of the nine cities hoping to bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee confirms to Around the ...

Beijing: No Criticism Says IOC Inspector

September 04, 2003

(ATR) - Beijing's plans for 2008 have passed their latest review by the International Olympic Committee without a single criticism. IOC Coordination Commission chairman Hein V...