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Guilty Plea for Atlanta Olympics Bombing...

April 08, 2005

The bomb exploded in this portion of the park in Atlanta. (ATR) Eric Rudolph, charged with planting the bomb that led to two deaths and more than 100 injuries during the Atlan...

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Pope Funeral: Olympics Security Test

April 08, 2005

 (ATR)With more than 10,000 police and military on duty in Rome for the funeral of Pope John Paul II, the event has served as an unscheduled test of Italyâ??s preparedness to ...

By the Book: 2012 Aquatics Venues

April 07, 2005

 (ATR) Each of the five bid cities will need to construct its respective aquatics venues for the 2012 Games. Madrid and Moscow plan to finish its venues before the other citie...

Olympics Marketing Changes Ahead

April 07, 2005

 (ATR) With imminent changes to the IOCâ??s marketing program, President Jacques Rogge this week meets with CEOs of three U.S. â?? based worldwide sponsors. Among the changes:...

Challenges Ahead for Vancouver Olympics

April 07, 2005

IOC Coordination Commission chair Rene Fasel. (ATR) (ATR) The head of an IOC team overseeing the 2010 Olympics says Vancouver is in good shape as it makes a transition to the ...

By the Book: 2012 Security Budget

April 06, 2005

 (ATR) New York estimates that it will spend the most on security for the 2012 Games. Each city will use assistance from government and military entities in addition to their ...

Monaco Vote Factor for 2012 Olympics?

April 06, 2005

Prince Rainier II, served from 1949 to 1950 on the IOC. (ATR) Will the death of Prince Rainier of Monaco be a factor in the vote for the 2012 Olympics? The answer to the quest...

2012 Endorsements: Mandela for London

April 06, 2005

British Sports Minister Richard Caborn with Nelson Mandela. (London 2012) (ATR) South African leader Nelson Mandela has come out in favor of Londonâ??s bid for the 2012 Olympi...

Vancouver Olympics Check-Up

April 06, 2005

Rene Fasel chairs the Vancouver Coordination Commission (ATR) Organizers of the Vancouver Olympics will lay out their progress towards the 2010 Winter Games to the IOC Coordin...

By the Book: 2012 Security Personnel

April 05, 2005

 By the Book: 2012 Security Personnel(ATR) Madrid estimates that it will use the highest number of security personnel for the 2012 Games. Along with Moscow, the two citiesâ?? ...

Olympics Bidding Rules Face Review

April 05, 2005

Rogge: IOC might consider bid city changes (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings itâ??s possible that there â??might be changesâ? to the rules for Olympics...