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Jack Straw Pitches London Olympics Bid...

October 22, 2004

(ATR) British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw played host Thursday to a reception for diplomats from 64 nations aimed at promoting the London 2012 bid. The all-star lineup of spe...

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Olympics Gold Stays With U.S.

October 21, 2004

(ATR) The gold medal from the men?s all round gymnastics event will remain with Paul Hamm of the United States. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled against an appeal ...

Olympics Meeting for Rogge, Berlusconi

October 21, 2004

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi. (ATR) Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is pledging more support to help spread the word in Italy about the 2006 Turin Olympics. The Italian...

New Olympics Appeals from U.S. & Russia

October 20, 2004

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee has filed an appeal of a decision calling for the entire team in the 4X400 meter relay to forfeit their gold medals won at the 2000 Olympics. ...

Next Act For Greek Olympic Drama

October 20, 2004

Christos Tzekos, coach and manager of Kenteris and Thanou, faces questions from prosecutors and parliament. (ATR) (ATR) Charges against Greek sprinter Costas Kenteris could be...

NYC Mayor Welcomes Olympians

October 20, 2004

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg with Olympians, Paralympians and New York political leaders at a rally Tuesday at A. Philip Randolph High School. (ATR) New York City Mayor Mi...

Paris Olympics Bid Wins Guarantees

October 20, 2004

(ATR) The Paris bid for the 2012 Olympics has won a financial guarantee from the Council of Paris, the city?s legislative body. The vote was unanimous.The guarantee adopted co...

Olympics Gymnastics Decision Thursday

October 19, 2004

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will issue a decision on October 21 in the case of South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young. Yang is hoping for a ruling that he s...

Olympics Champion: 4 Year Ban

October 19, 2004

(ATR) U.S. sprinter Alvin Harrison has accepted a four-year ban for doping violations that grew out of the BALCO investigation. Harrison admits to using prohibited substances ...

Bush Salutes Olympics, Paralympics Stars

October 18, 2004

(ATR) More than 500 members of the U.S. teams for the Athens Olympics and Paralympics were welcomed to the White House by President George Bush in a ceremony held on the South...

Olympics Parade for London

October 18, 2004

Double gold medalist Kelly Holmes at the London parade.(ATR - M. Gray) (ATR) As many as 200,000 people turned out in London to cheer on Britain?s Olympic and Paralympic medals...