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2012 Olympics Bidders in Monaco...

October 11, 2004

(ATR) Key figures from the cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics will be on the scene at the Sportel Monaco show this week. It?s the first time Olympic bidders have been invite...

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Turin Olympics Promotion To Surge

October 11, 2004

Turin Olympics President Valentino Castellani, former mayor of Turin, with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the Columbus Day Parade.(TOROC) (ATR) Promotion for the Win...

Taiwan President Eyes 2008 Olympics

October 10, 2004

This is the flag of Taiwan that is banned from the Olympics in favor of one using the logo of the National Olympic Committee, shown below. (ATR) Using the Olympics as a theme,...

First Ski Jumps for Turin Olympics

October 10, 2004

(ATR) The new K95 ski jump for the Turin Olympics is declared a success following Saturday?s inaugural jumps by members of the Italian national team.Along with the team, a sma...

Horses in Latest Olympics Doping Scandal

October 09, 2004

(ATR) Four horses that were ridden in the equestrian events at the Athens Olympics have tested positive for banned substances. The positive tests include two gold medal winner...

Bush Campaign Flogs Olympics Parody

October 08, 2004

The Bush campaign Olympics parody link: http://www.georgewbush.com/Olympics/Default.aspx. (ATR) The campaign of U.S. President George Bush has failed to respond to repeated re...

Olympics Gymnastics Appeal Oct. 18

October 08, 2004

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a decision in the appeal of South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young will be rendered the week of October 18. Originally CAS had said ...

Los Angeles Council OKs Olympics Bid

October 07, 2004

(ATR) The Los Angeles City Council approves of plans to launch a new bid for the Olympics. Following the recommendation of a committee, the full council has voted 15-0 to pres...

Bobsleigh Track For Moscow Olympics Bid

October 07, 2004

An ice wall for climbing is one of the features already existing at the Nagornaya Sports Park in Moscow. (ATR) Moscow 2012 bid leaders say a renovated winter sports park and a...

Final Days for Paralympics Poll

October 06, 2004

(ATR) With two days left in the latest Around the Rings.com Poll, readers say TV networks and worldwide Olympic sponsors should play a bigger role in raising the profile of th...

French Bids for Winter Olympics

October 06, 2004

Grenoble is one of three cities in France interested in a winter bid. (ATR) Town leaders of Gap in the French Alps are launching a study of whether to bid for an upcoming Olym...