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2012 Race Heats Up Euro Olympics Meeting...

December 01, 2004

Moscow vice mayor Valery Shantsev is the top government official involved with Moscow’s 2012 bid on a daily basis. (ATR Photo) (ATR) The campaign for the 2012 Olympics has r...

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IOC Says Turin Olympics Makes Big Step

December 01, 2004

(ATR) Jean-Claude Killy, the head of the IOCâ??s Coordination Commission for the Turin Olympics says organizers have â??taken a big step towards being ready for the Games of 2...

Ebersols Hail â??Outpouring of Loveâ?

November 30, 2004

(ATR) A statement from the family of NBC Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol hails an â??overwhelming outpouring of love from people all over the worldâ? following Sundayâ??s plan...

Olympic Bid Mayors to Dubrovnik

November 30, 2004

 (ATR) Mayors from just three of the five cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics will attend this weekendâ??s meeting of the European Olympic Committees in Dubrovnik, Coatia, Ar...

IOC Team Checks Turin Olympics Progress

November 30, 2004

One of the hockey venues in the city of Turin which the IOC commission visited in Turin. (ATR Photos/S.Hula) (ATR) The IOCâ??s Coordination Commission is getting its first loo...

Austria Olympic Bids: The Right Story

November 30, 2004

The bobsleigh track in Koenigsee,Germany, just across the border from Austria,would likely be a part of a 2014 Winter Games bid from Austria. (ATR Photos) (ATR) A new wave of ...

Reward for Clues in Olympics Mystery

November 29, 2004

Artur Takac was 86 when he disappeared in February. (ATR) The son of missing Yugoslavian sports leader Artur Takac is offering a 10,000 euro reward for information that helps ...

Rogge Condolences for Ebersol Tragedy

November 29, 2004

(ATR) Investigators in Colorado say they now believe the son of NBC Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol died in Sundayâ??s crash of a charter jet near Montrose, Colorado.Ebersol a...

NBC Olympics Chief in Plane Crash

November 29, 2004

(ATR) The chairman of NBC Olympics, Dick Ebersol, has been injured in a plane crash in Colorado. Ebersol emerged from the fiery crash along with his older son, Charles. But Eb...

No Foul In London 2012 Embassy Campaign?

November 29, 2004

 (ATR) Reports that London 2012 is in trouble over efforts to reach IOC members through British embassies around the world appear to be inaccurate, Around the Rings.Com has l...

Golden 25 Picks Olympics Influencers

November 28, 2004

(ATR) Balloting is open for one last week for nominations to the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2005. The annual ranking, now in its eighth year, includes the individuals and ...