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Lenovo To Remain Olympics Computer Brand...

December 08, 2004

(ATR) Lenovo will continue to be the brand associated with the companyâ??s worldwide sponsorship of the Olympics, a marketing official with the IOC tells Around the Rings.The...

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Swedish Bid for 2014 Winter Olympics

December 08, 2004

(ATR) The towns of Ostersund and Are will apply to host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The Swedish Olympic Committee has approved initial plans for the bid from the towns, abo...

NYC 2012 Olympics Venue Approved

December 08, 2004

The Jacob Javits Convention Center would host fencing, judo, taekwondo, table tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling as well as the Main Press Center for the 2012 Games. (ATR) N...

IOC Inquiry for Olympics Doping Claims

December 07, 2004

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee will conduct its own investigation into the claims made by Victor Conte that Olympic athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs s...

Madrid 2012 Dismisses Dubrovnik Knocks

December 07, 2004

Madrid director Feliciano Mayoral: “You have to have a good bid to convince the IOC, not presentation”. (ATR Photos) (ATR) Despite less than glowing reviews of Madrid 2012...

Turin Olympics Torch Relay: 1 Year to Go

December 07, 2004

The logo for the 2006 Torch Relay uses the archway theme of the look of the Games. Below, Stafano Baldini, Olympic marathon gold medalist, will be the first to carry the torc...

US Olympics Board Defers on Budget

December 06, 2004

USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth. (ATR Photo) (ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee board of directors has decided to wait a few more months before approving a budget for the next fou...

NBC Olympics Chief Leaves Hospital

December 06, 2004

Dick Ebersol, 57, has been discharged from hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.(ATR/File) Below, salvage workers in Montrose prepare to move the wreckage of the charter jet that ...

Italian Olympics Chiefs in China

December 06, 2004

(ATR) Olympic business between China and Italy is on the agenda this week with a high-level delegation from Rome and Turin visiting Beijing. Already an agreement has been sign...

Berlin for 2009 Athletics Championships

December 05, 2004

Berlin's renovated Olympic Stadium. (ATR) Berlin will host the 2009 Athletics World Championships. The International Association of Athletics Federations selected Berlin over ...

The Monday Memo: 2012 Olympics & More

December 05, 2004

 Editorâ??s Note: This week we launch a new feature, The Monday Memo, a free-wheeling collection of observations, notes and other items to begin the work. Any suggestions for ...