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Profit for Costly Athens Olympics...

November 12, 2004

(ATR) The most costly Olympics in the history of the Games may still turn a profit for the organizing committee. Around the Rings.Com is told by reliable sources that ATHOC ex...

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Paris First With 2012 Olympics Bid Book

November 12, 2004

(ATR) Paris is the first of the five 2012 candidate cities to submit its bid book to the International Olympic Committee, days before the November 15 deadline for the massive ...

IOC Seeks TV Rights Record for Canada

November 11, 2004

(ATR) IOC member Richard Carrion leads a delegation from the IOC in Toronto today for meetings with Canadian broadcasters on the rights for the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games. Wi...

Olympics Bids, Sports Leaders in Rome

November 11, 2004

(ATR) Rome has become the latest stop in the campaign for the 2012 Olympics. The five cities bidding have all sent representatives to the Sport for All conference opening toda...

Olympics Bid Send-Off On Brooklyn Bridge

November 11, 2004

 (ATR) New York Cityâ??s Olympic bid book is on its way to IOC headquarters in Lausanne after being carried in a relay at the Brooklyn Bridge.The ceremony came hours after rel...

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...

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...