Today: Last Update:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Diplomacy Keeps North Korea in Uni Games...

August 19, 2003

(ATR) - With just two days until the opening ceremony for the latest edition of the World University Games, North Korea has quickly reversed a decision not to attend the 10-da...

Read More


 
Latest Athens Test Events Problem-Free

August 17, 2003

(ATR) - The latest round of test events in Athens have ended this weekend without incident, one week after rowing events that led to an outcry of doubt about Greece's preparat...

Pan Ams Last Days: Great Accomplishment

August 14, 2003

(ATR) - With the close of the 14th Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic approaching, the president of the organizing committee tells Around the Rings "there...

Athens: One Year To Go: 201 NOCs Invited

August 13, 2003

(ATR) - A ceremony at International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, will launch the final countdown to the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.As has beco...

'04 Test Events: Arrows Fly, Boats Sink

August 09, 2003

(ATR) - The marble stadium built for the 1896 Olympics in Athens is the scene of another milestone on the road to the 2004 Games with the opening of a seven-day archery test e...

Winds Blow Hard For Athens Rowing Test

August 07, 2003

(ATR) - The blustery summer winds of the Greek coastline have forced cancellation of the day's competition at the FISA World Rowing Junior Championships. The championships are...

London Bid Faces Early Challenges

August 06, 2003

(ATR) - Leaders of London's bid for the 2012 Games have been hit with the results of a nationwide poll that shows only 35 percent of those surveyed are in favor of bringing th...

US Visa Rules Create Travel at Pan Ams

August 05, 2003

(ATR) - The prospect of hundreds of participants in the Pan American Games becoming stranded in Santo Domingo due to new visa requirements by the United States appears to have...

Pan Am Games First Sellout: Beisbol

August 05, 2003

(ATR) - Santo Domingo's historic Quisquaya Stadium has scored the biggest crowd so far for the 14th Pan American Games. A Monday night baseball game between the Dominican Repu...

Pan Am Games Reporter Attacked

August 04, 2003

(ATR) - Kevin Baxter, a reporter with the Miami Herald newspaper was back at work Saturday just hours after a mugging in broad daylight. He was attacked by a pair of thieves o...

Mario Vasquz Rana in Hospital

August 04, 2003

(ATR) - While the Pan Ams may be going smoothly, PASO President and IOC member Mario Vazquez Rana, 71, has checked into a Santo Domingo hospital suffering from double pneumoni...