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Olympics No-Shows Avoid Greek Hearing...

September 30, 2004

Costas Kenteris emerges from an IOC disciplinary hearing held last month in Athens. (ATR) (ATR) Notorious Greek sprinters Costas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou ducked a hearing ...

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Paralympics Chief: New Sponsors Coming

September 29, 2004

IPC President Phil Craven says he expected Athens to deliver successful Paralympic Games. (ANA) (ATR) More sponsors will be coming aboard for the Paralympics, predicts Interna...

Bloomberg: Stadium Best Way to Olympics

September 29, 2004

Michael Bloomberg says New York would receive "a golden legacy" from the Olympics. Below, the site for the new stadium as it looks today and an artist's conception of the com...

Athens Paralympics Close

September 28, 2004

Paralympians enter the stadium for the closing ceremony. Below, Beijing vice mayor Lu Jingmin waves the Paralympics flag. (ANA Photos) (ATR) One last time, the caldron in the...

Bud to Pour at Beijing Olympics

September 28, 2004

(ATR) Anheuser-Busch will be the international beer sponsor of 2008 Olympics. The announcement today in Beijing follows a similar deal announced earlier this year with Turin 2...

Paris Plans Olympics Village Landmark

September 28, 2004

The proposed tower of rings as it might look on the horizon near another Parisian landmark, the Montmarte. Below, President Jacques Chirac greets the French Olympic team. (AT...

London Olympics Bid to Brighton

September 28, 2004

Tessa Jowell and Ken Livingstone at a 2012 bid event earlier this year. (ATR) (ATR) The London bid for the 2012 Olympics goes to the seaside resort of Brighton this week for t...

Turin Olympics Mascots: Ice and Snow

September 28, 2004

 (ATR) A pair of mascots named Neve and Gliz will represent the 2006 Olympics in Turin. They were unveiled in a ceremony in Rome on the 500-day mark to the Games. Neve represe...

Olympics Gymnastics Verdict in 2 Weeks

September 27, 2004

South Korea’s Yang Tae Young. Below, Paul Hamm of the U.S. (ATR) A decision in an appeal over the gold medal from the men?s all-round gymnastics event in Athens could be made...

Fatal Bus Crash Rocks Athens Paralympics

September 27, 2004

(ATR) At least seven people have died in a collision between a truck and a bus carrying young people to the Athens Paralympics. The crash, 175 km north of Athens, injured 24 p...

Dates Confirmed for 2012 Olympics Visits

September 26, 2004

Nawal El Moutawakel will lead the 2012 Evaluation Commission. (ATR) (ATR) Cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics tell Around the Rings.com that they have received a letter from ...