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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 ...

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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 ...

Hot Market for Beijing Olympic Sponsors

November 05, 2004

(ATR) The head of the IOC?s Marketing Commission says a three-day visit to Beijing this week to meet with current and potential sponsors ?has gone very well?. Gerhard Heiberg ...

Olympics Chief Says: Know China

November 05, 2004

(ATR) International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says the west must begin to pay attention to the emerging athletes of Asia as part of preparations for the 2008 O...

Turmoil at Turin Olympics

November 05, 2004

(ATR) Despite announcing his intent to resign as president of the Turin Olympics, Valentino Castellani still has nearly three weeks to think about things before his decision b...

Turin Olympics' Castellani to Resign

November 04, 2004

 Valentino Castellani, head of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympics, has said he will resign effective Nov. 24. Turin 2006 spokesman Giuseppe Gattino tells Around the Rings.com the ...

Pescante Job in Turin Olympics Confirmed

November 04, 2004

(ATR) Italian deputy sports minister Mario Pescante has been given a mandate to serve as the government?s go-between over the Turin Olympics. A meeting in Rome this week betwe...

Olympics Chief Plans North America Tour

November 04, 2004

(ATR) International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says he is planning his first visit to Vancouver since it won the race to host the 2010 Olympics 18 months ago. R...