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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 ...

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Prague Summer Olympics Bid Considered

November 28, 2004

(ATR) A study prepared for the city of Prague says the summer Olympics would cost $5.5 billion to stage. The capital of the Czech Republic is thinking about a bid for 2016 or ...

Olympics Golf Reports Out of Bounds?

November 27, 2004

(ATR) New rumors are stirring about golf in the Olympics as result of a Chinese report that golf and wushu are battling for spot in the Beijing Games. Unless thereâ??s a sudde...

New Olympics Marketing Chief Starts Work

November 27, 2004

Timo Lumme says he wants to “start on a fresh foot” as the IOC’s chief marketing officer. (ATR Photos) (ATR) New IOC marketing director Timo Lumme is now on the job, sta...

IOC Seeks Expulsion for Slavkov

November 26, 2004

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee will be asked to expel Bulgarian member Ivan Slavkov at the session in Singapore next July. The case against Slavkov is â??cut and dr...

Bulgarian IOC Member Faces Expulsion

November 26, 2004

(ATR) Bulgarian IOC member Ivan Slavkov could be on his way out by the end of the day. The IOC Executive Board is expected to recommend the expulsion of Slavkov over claims he...

Turin Olympics Confidence Test

November 26, 2004

(ATR) Organizers of the Turin Olympics have been told by the IOC to address the range of issues or they could suffer a loss of confidence by the outside world. Speaking to rep...

Madrid Says Paris Breaks 2012 Bid Rules

November 25, 2004

 (ATR) Madrid says rival Paris may have broken the rules in the campaign for the 2012 Olympics. In a letter to the IOC Ethics Commission Madrid is protesting events at the Fre...

Olympics Offices Raided in Italy

November 25, 2004

(ATR) Finance police of the Italian government have carried out raids against the offices of Turin 2006 and in Rome, at the National Olympic Committee of Italy. TOROC 2006 Pr...

Vancouver Olympics Update

November 24, 2004

(ATR) Help wanted at Vancouver 2010. Five months after joining the executive team at the Vancouver Olympics, Jeff Chan, Senior Vice President of Human Resources has resigned ...

Deadlines Set for 2014 Olympics Race

November 24, 2004

(ATR) The initial field for the 2014 Winter Olympics will be set on July 28, 2005. Thatâ??s the date set for cities bidding for those Games to submit initial applications to t...