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Gianna: People Made Olympics Succeed...

October 31, 2004

Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos and IOC President Jacques Rogge at the Beijing debrief. Below, Angelopoulos and the Athens 2004 staff and Denis Oswald, chair of the...

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Lausanne Trip For Bangkok Olympics Bid

October 30, 2004

(ATR) Thailand deputy prime minister Suwat Liptapanlop will head to Lausanne, Switzerland next week to meet with staff at the International Olympic Committee, part of research...

Beijing Olympics Preps ?Excellent"

October 29, 2004

The meeting room for this week’s third visit of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2008 Olympics.(ATR) (ATR) While a host of issues remain to be settled, the head of the ...

Hong Kong Olympics Possible for 2008

October 29, 2004

Hein Verbruggen calls preparations for the Beijing Olympics “excellent” and says he has no complaints. (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are involved in what are ...

Kerry Leads Olympics Bid Poll

October 29, 2004

(ATR) Challenger John Kerry has the outright lead in the latest Around the Rings.Com Poll which asks which of the two major presidential candidates would have the most positiv...

Turin Olympics Chief: No Resignation

October 29, 2004

TOROC President Valentino Castellani says the situation in Turin is heading “in a constructive direction”. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Ital...

Venue Issues For Beijing Olympics

October 28, 2004

BOCOG President Liu Qi with Hein Verbruggen of the IOC. Below, the opening session of the IOC's Coordination Commission in Beijing. (ATR Photos) (ATR) The head of an Internat...

Madrid Olympics Bid Wins Federations OK

October 28, 2004

(ATR) Madrid is the latest of the 2012 candidate cities to announce it has received approvals from all 28 international sports federations for the sport plan of the bid.A stat...

Italian President Enters Olympics Crisis

October 28, 2004

Turin's mayor may quit the TOROC board. (ATR) (ATR) Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi says "cooperation in the national interest? is needed to solve the leadership crisis...

IOC Advice For Beijing Olympics

October 27, 2004

Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli to Beijing: "Do your own Games". (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are being urged to make the 2008 Olympics ?Chine...

Beijing Olympics Inspection Opens

October 27, 2004

IOC President Jacques Rogge will visit the Great Wall of China. (ATR) (ATR) Plans for the Beijing Olympics go under international scrutiny with the latest visit of the Intern...