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Great Wall Oil For Beijing Olympics...

November 23, 2004

(ATR) Beijing 2008 now has an official oil to keep the wheels of the Olympics from getting squeaky. Great Wall Oil has been designated as the official lubricant for the Games...

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Bulgarian IOC Member Could Face Charges

November 22, 2004

 (ATR) Possible sanctions against Bulgariaâ??s Ivan Slavkov is among the yearâ??s unfinished business for the International Olympic Committee as the ruling IOC Executive Board...

London Bid Hails 20-12 Promotion

November 22, 2004

 (ATR) At least 50 babies have registered for the Childrenâ??s Promise promotion in London â?? where all babies born on 20-12 are eligible for invites to a possible London 201...

Karate Hopes for Olympics Status

November 21, 2004

Scene from the WKF World Championships in Monterrey, Mexico. Below, WKF's George Yerolimpos. (ATR Photos/ M.Mason) (ATR) The leaders of the World Karate Federation say the su...

Pound Re-Elected As WADA President

November 21, 2004

(ATR) The WADA board of directors re-elected Richard Pound as president, and chose Danish sport minister Brian Mikkelsen as the first vice-chairman of the World Anti-Doping Ag...

Beijingâ??s Seaside Olympic Venue

November 20, 2004

(ATR) More than 700 km from Beijing, another Chinese city is making plans to host the Olympics. Work is underway in Qingdao, a city of 7 million on the shore of the China Sea ...

Prime Minister:India Wants 2016 Olympics

November 20, 2004

(ATR) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says India would like to launch a bid for the 2016 Olympics. Speaking at a university convocation in Manipur, Singh said the 2010 Commonwea...

Turin Image Hurt by Bid Rig Inquiry?

November 20, 2004

 (ATR) Italian officials fear negative consequences for the international image of the Turin Olympics after magistrates opened a formal investigation on the Agenzia Torino 200...

Vancouver 2010 Sues â??Olympicâ? Web Site

November 20, 2004

(ATR) Lawyers for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics are making good on a pledge made earlier this month to prevent unauthorized use of Olympic trademarks. A Whistler, B.C, couple a...

London Aims for Best Olympics

November 19, 2004

Jacqueline Barrett of the IOC receives the London bid book from 14-year old East Londoner Amber Charles and a BA flight attendant who accompanied Charles for the delivery to L...

2006 Olympics Chief: Budget To Be Solved

November 19, 2004

The Palavela is readied for next month’s figure skating test event. The venue in Turin will also be used for short track speed skating. (ATR Photos/S. Hula) (ATR) The head o...