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Leadership Crisis Ends At Turin Olympics...

November 11, 2004

(ATR) The leadership crisis for the Turin Olympics appears to be over. Differences over the management of the Games were settled at summit in Rome between Italian Olympic off...

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Olympics Equestrian Case Ruling in 2005

November 10, 2004

(ATR) The International Equestrian Federation is not expected to take action until sometime in 2005 on whether Irish rider Cian Oâ??Connor should forfeit his jumping gold meda...

Paris Keeps Lead In 2012 Olympics Odds

November 10, 2004

(ATR) Paris remains at the top of the odds table for major bookmakers following the race for the 2012 Olympics. The Paris bid is 1/2 with Ladbrokes, 4/7 at William Hills and 8...

NYC Olympics Update: BMX Move, Stadium

November 10, 2004

(ATR) One last change to the New York City 2012 bid before itâ??s submitted to the IOC next week: the BMX and Mountain Bike course has been shifted a few miles from one site t...

Olympics Beach Volleyball Plan Rejected

November 09, 2004

Original plans for beach volleyball in Beijing call for a 7,500 seat temporary arena that would have been known as “Tiananmen Beach”. (ATR) (ATR) The international federat...

Turin Olympics Chief Drops Resignation

November 09, 2004

TOROC President Valentino Castellani had planned to resign over the national government’s plan to take more control over the Turin Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Turin 2006 President...

Olympics Broadcast Center Groundbreaking

November 09, 2004

The large open spaces of the VCEC will be taken over by the world's media in February 2010.(ATR) (ATR) Ground has been broken for an expansion of the Vancouver Convention and ...

Rogge: Emotion Key in 2012 Olympics Vote

November 08, 2004

Rogge on the cities bidding for the 2012 Games: "All of them can do it". (ATR Photo) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says that the winning city in the race for the 2012 Olym...

London Vision for 2012 Olympics

November 08, 2004

 (ATR) Images of London as it might look during the 2012 Olympics have been published as the campaign for the Games heads into the phase of international promotion. The images...

Olympics Trademarks Crackdown in Canada

November 08, 2004

(ATR) Web sites using the Olympic rings and restaurants named Olympia are among the targets of a campaign in Canada to protect Games trademarks in the lead-up to 2010. "When w...

Israel Seeks Beijing Olympics Work

November 07, 2004

(ATR) Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Silvan Shalom is on a mission to Beijing, hoping to convince leaders of the 2008 Olympics that Israeli firms can help China prepare for ...