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Ski Jump Debut for Turin Olympics...

October 06, 2004

The ski jumps at Pragelato earlier this year. The K90, on the right, will host the first jumps October 9.(TOROC)  (ATR) One of two ski jumps being built for the Turin Olympic...

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Fredericks For 2012 Olympics Inspection

October 05, 2004

 (ATR) Namibia Olympian and new IOC member Frank Fredericks has been chosen as the final member of the Evaluation Commission for the 2012 Olympics. Fredericks, 37, had along ...

Vancouver Olympics Get IOC Checkup

October 05, 2004

Keeping an eye on Vancouver: Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli with Rene Fasel (r), chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2010 Games. (ATR File) (AT...

Brazil Appeal for Olympics Marathon Gold

October 04, 2004

Since the marathon controversy, Vanderlei de Lima has been treated like a national hero in Brazil. Here he stands with President Lula de Silva. (ATR) The Court of Arbitration ...

London Olympics Plans Move Ahead

October 04, 2004

The Stratford rail station in London’s east would be the gateway to the planned Olympic Park for the 2012 Games. (ATR). (ATR) London mayor Ken Livingstone has given the approv...

New Logo Picked for Vancouver Olympics

October 04, 2004

The last few months of existence for the Sea to Sky logo of the Vancouver Olympics: a successor is coming next February. The flag seen here was used during the candidacy.(ATR)...

Merge Olympics and Paralympics?

October 03, 2004

Opening ceremony for the Athens Paralympics. Combining Paralympics and Olympics might make for joint ceremonies. Below: Karate was the winner in last week's Around the Rings.c...

Pound: Olympics in Africa, South America

October 01, 2004

Dick Pound says he believes Toronto had the best technical bid for 2008, but that the Beijing prevailed because of IOC sentiment that the Games needed to go to China. (ATR fi...

Powell: ?Great? Olympics for NYC in 2012

October 01, 2004

U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell: “I hope New York will win the Olympic bid”. (ATR) (ATR) New York native and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell says the he is working t...

New Exec for Madrid Olympics Bid

October 01, 2004

(ATR) Madrid 2012 says it has completed its executive team with the hiring of Antonio Fernandez Arimany as Managing Director. Until this week, Fernandez Arimany was a member ...

2008 Olympics Preps on National Holiday

September 30, 2004

Tiananmen Square is one of the public places in China coming under new security measures as part of plans for the Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) This year?s October 1 national holiday ...