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Fireworks Over Athens Olympic Debt ...

September 12, 2004

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis in Thessaloniki: "We are in the post-Olympic era." (ATR) Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis says the true extent of spending on the Olympi...

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NY Mayor: No Stadium, No Olympic Bid

September 12, 2004

An artist’s conception of the new stadium planned for Manhattan on the shore of the Hudson River. (ATR) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city could abandon its bid fo...

Money Coming for Canada Olympians

September 11, 2004

(ATR) The Canadian government says it will increase funding for the nation?s elite athletes by $CAN 10.1 million. The announcement by the government comes after some prodding ...

No Answers Yet on Beijing Project Cuts

September 10, 2004

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Olympics Gold Sent to Japan

September 10, 2004

Hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, 29, is the first gold medalist in the event from Japan. His father was a finalist in the hammer throw world championship 21 years ago. (IAAF) (A...

London Boroughs Approve Olympic Park

September 10, 2004

An artist rendering of the Olympic Park being planned for east London. (ATR) (ATR) Four east London boroughs have given their permission to plan an Olympic Park that would ho...

Paralympics Torch Relay Starts in Athens

September 09, 2004

The Athens Olympic Stadium plays host to athletics in the Paralympics and will be the site of the Main Press Center for the Games. (ATR) (ATR) The final countdown to the Athen...

Athens Olympics Exec Lands New Job

September 09, 2004

Spyros Capralos was once a member of the Greek national swimming and water polo teams. (ATR) (ATR) The longest-serving executive involved with the Athens Olympics will become ...

Hi Jinks and Politics Over Olympic Gold

September 08, 2004

Hungary's Adrian Annus competes in Athens. (ATR) Thumbing their noses at the official results of the 2004 Olympics, National Olympic Committees in Iran and Russia will reward ...

Olympic Security Issues for Moscow

September 08, 2004

Moscow 2012 General Manager Alexander Chernov: “We have a very strong security plan outlined in the bid book”. Below, Moscow vice mayor Mikhail Men. (ATR Photos) (ATR) ?We are...

Philadelphia Olympic Bid Prospects

September 07, 2004

(ATR) ?Let?s go for the gold!? proclaims an editorial in today?s edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper as a study moves ahead on whether the historic U.S. city should...