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Protests Crash Korean Olympics Meeting...

December 21, 2004

 (ATR) The Korean Olympic Committee is expected to move ahead with its selection of a nominee for the 2014 Olympics despite a noisy protest by Muju supporters at a meeting of ...

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ATR Golden 25: Furlong 25, de Kepper 24

December 20, 2004

John Furlong, Vancouver 2010 CEO. Below, IOC chief of staff Christophe de Kepper..(ATR Photos) (ATR) In a debut for both, Vancouver 2010 CEO John Furlong and IOC chief of sta...

Monday Memo: 2012 Day, Juve for Turin

December 20, 2004

Happy Holidays from Around the Rings.Com. A view of Lake Geneva from Lausanne. (ATR) Monday Memo: 2012, Juve for Turin, FIVB vs. Beijing & More:Holiday Publishing Schedule: Wi...

Uncovering Olympic Indecency Complaints

December 19, 2004

Indcent mythology? Nike holds a laurel wreath during opening ceremony of the Athens Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) The specifics of complaints lodged with the FCC over possible indecen...

20-12 Olympics Day in New York City

December 18, 2004

 (ATR) New York City will not let Monday, Dec. 20 without the same recognition being accorded by other 2012 Olympic bidders. Flexing his mayoral might, Michael Bloomberg has i...

Will Slavkov Quit to Save Olympics Bid?

December 17, 2004

(ATR) Resignation for embattled Bulgarian IOC member Ivan Slavkov may be the only way to save Sofiaâ??s hopes for a 2014 Winter Olympic bid, Around the Rings.Com reports in th...

Ebersol Thanks Friends at Memorial

December 17, 2004

(ATR) Speaking from a hospital bed at a memorial for his son, NBC Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol says his family is â??overwhelmedâ? at the outpouring of condolences after a ...

Jones Sues Over Olympics Doping Claims

December 16, 2004

 (ATR) As promised, U.S. sprinter Marion Jones has filed a defamation suit against Victor Conte, who has accused her of injecting drugs to help win five medals at the Sydney O...

2012 Games: Londonâ??s Olympics Babies

December 16, 2004

 (ATR) Babies born in London next Monday, 20-12, could get invites to opening ceremony for the 2012 Games â?? if London wins the bid. Around the Rings.Com has learned that bid...

Turin Olympics Budget Pact Delayed

December 16, 2004

 (ATR) The board of directors of TOROC has decided to postpone the December 21 board meeting meant to approve the budget for the 2006 Winter Olympics.A spokesman for the mayor...

Austria Decides Olympics Bid in January

December 15, 2004

(ATR) The Austrian Olympic Committee will decide in January between Innsbruck and Salzburg for a 2014 Winter Olympics bid. Meeting in Vienna, the 11-member board of directors ...