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Paris 2012: IOC "Appreciates Our Plan"...

June 06, 2005

Paris 2012 bid leader Philippe Baudillon. (ATR) (ATR) Paris 2012 bid leader Philippe Baudillon has reason to be pleased with an IOC Evaluation Commission report that seemed to...

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NYC 2012: "Spectacular Report"

June 06, 2005

NYC 2012 bid leader Dan Doctoroff.(ATR) (ATR) Overlooking the absence of an Olympic Stadium, New York City 2012 bid chief Dan Doctoroff tells Around the Rings the IOC Evaluat...

Madrid 2012: "We Can Get the Games"

June 06, 2005

Madrid 2012 bid president Feliciano Mayoral calls today's report from the IOC a "great step forward". (ATR) (ATR) A positive report from the IOC 2012 Evaluation Commission has...

2012 Olympics Public Opinion: Madrid #1

June 06, 2005

 (ATR) The report of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2012 Olympics says public support for the Games is highest in Madrid, lowest in New York City. The results are from ...

2012 Olympics Bids React to IOC Report

June 06, 2005

 (ATR) Cities reacting to the report of the IOC Evaluation Commission seem to be happy with the findings, given that laudatory comments rather than criticism seems to be rule ...

2012 Olympics Report Has Few Criticisms

June 06, 2005

 (ATR) The report of the IOC Evaluation Commission for 2012 is out, raising doubts about Moscow's bid and mentioning the impasse over New York plans for a new stadium. The 123...

Olympic Bids Await Fate of IOC Report

June 06, 2005

IOC headquarters in Lausanne. (ATR) (ATR) Today's a day that could make or break candidates for the 2012 Olympics or simply make the choice in a close race even more inscrutab...

London Promises Low Carbon Olympics

June 05, 2005

 (ATR) Organizers of London?s 2012 Olympic bid are promising to offset the 35,000 tons of carbon emissions resulting from people involved with the Games traveling to London by...

Paris Olympics Fest Draws 1 Million

June 05, 2005

Young fencers on the mat at the Champs Elysee. (ATR) (ATR) A festival of Olympic sports has drawn as many as 1 million to the Champs Elysee on the eve of the release of a cruc...

Sustainability and the Olympic Movement

June 05, 2005

 On World Environment Day, Around the Rings presents this commentary from Canadian environmental consultant David Crawford on how the Olympics fit in with the concept of susta...

Paris 2012 Hopes for Le Bon Weekend

June 04, 2005

Paris 2012 signs and flags decorate Roland Garros for the 2005 French Open. (ATR) (ATR) From Roland Garros tennis stadium to the rowing canal near Versailles, organizers of th...