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Bulgaria Government OK's Olympics Bid...

June 23, 2005

 (ATR) On the eve of national elections, the Bulgarian government has given its approval for Sofia to bid for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Bulgaria's sports minister calls t...

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Taekwondo Federation Merger Talks

June 22, 2005

Taekwondo at the Athens Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Talks that could lead to a merger of two of the international federations representing taekwondo will take place next week. The I...

Cities Plan Parties for Olympics Vote

June 22, 2005

New York's Rockefeller Plaza. (ATR) (ATR) NYC 2012 plans an all-night viewing party at Rockefeller Plaza for the July 6 IOC vote on the 2012 Games host city. The TV feed begin...

Paris 2012 Promotions, Jordan NOC Visit

June 22, 2005

Jordan NOC President Prince Feisal (l) at Stade de France with Paris 2012 executive Essar Gabriel. (ATR) (ATR) A gathering of 2,012 students from across France is part of comm...

London 2012 FriendShip Week

June 21, 2005

 (ATR) London 2012 cultural Olympics will undergo an early test this week with FriendShip Week. Schoolchildren will participate in sporting and cultural events during the wee...

Romney Considers U.S. Presidential Race

June 21, 2005

Mitt Romney in 2002 at an Around the Rings Newsmaker Breakfast in Park City. (ATR) (ATR) The former president of the Salt Lake City Olympics acknowledges he is thinking about ...

Palenfo to Lead African Olympics Assoc.

June 20, 2005

Lassana Palenfo was elected to a four-year term as ANOCA President. (ATR) Ivory Coast government and sports leader Lassana Palenfo is the new president for the Association of ...

Muhammad Ali To Singapore for NYC 2012

June 20, 2005

Muhammad Ali launched the Torch Relay for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. (ATR) Olympian Muhammad Ali will be part of the New York delegation to the Singapore IOC Session ...

NYC Surges in Olympics Power Index

June 19, 2005

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Olympic Bids Head From Ghana to Spain

June 18, 2005

 (ATR) Madrid 2012's home turf is the next stop in the international campaign for the 2012 Olympics. Bid teams left Ghana today, some for World Archery Championships in Madrid...

Olympic Bids: Beat the Clock In Ghana`

June 17, 2005

 ATR)Timekeeping described as "rude" kept New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg from speaking during New York 2012?s presentation at a crucial Olympics meeting in Ghana today. Obse...