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By the Book: 2012 Olympic Budgets...

March 22, 2005

 (ATR) New York plans to have the highest operating budget for the 2012 Olympics, nearly doubling Moscow, which has the lowest budget. The operating budget covers the costs of...

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NYC 2012 Hopes Rise for Olympics Stadium

March 22, 2005

An artist rendering of the stadium the New York Jets would build in time for the 2009 season – and the 2012 Olympics. (ATR) The head of New York Cityâ??s bid for the 2012 Ol...

By the Book â?? Dates of the Games

March 21, 2005

 By the Book is a new feature for Around the Rings.Com readers. From now until June 3, weâ??ll post daily updates at www.aroundtherings.com with side-by-side comparisons of th...

Trial Opens for French IOC Member

March 21, 2005

Guy Drut, 54, has been an IOC member since 1996 and was closely involved with this month’s visit of the IOC Evaluation Commission to Paris. (ATR) (ATR) French IOC member Guy...

New York Olympic Stadium Update

March 21, 2005

The Hudson Yards site on the West Side of Manhattan.(ATR) (ATR) A decision could come as early as next week from New York Cityâ??s Metropolitan Transit Authority on whether to...

Olympics Inspectors End Tour

March 20, 2005

(ATR) The IOCâ??s Evaluation Commission has completed its five-city tour in Moscow. Though often considered an underdog, the Russian capital could be a stronger candidate tha...

Skating Chief: â??Successâ? for New Judging

March 19, 2005

ISU President Ottavio Cinquanta. Below, the rink at Luzhniki Sports Palace where sell-out crowds of about 12,000 are expected for this weekend’s final events. (ATR) (ATR) T...

Greek Sprinters Cleared of Drugs Scandal

March 18, 2005

Costas Kenteris in the midst of a swarm of media during the controversy last August. Below, Christos Tzekos, former coach and manager to the sprinters faces a four year ban. (...

Olympics Blamed for Greek Budget Woes

March 18, 2005

Construction of the roof for the Athens Olympic Stadium was one of the big ticket items in the Greek government’s spending on the Games. (ATR) (ATR) Unchecked spending on th...

2012 Olympics Inspectors to Lausanne

March 18, 2005

 (ATR) The IOCâ??s Evaluation Commission for 2012 Olympics heads to Lausanne from Moscow to draft a final report on their visits to the five cities campaigning for the Games. ...

Turin City Olympic Man Leaves for TOROC

March 18, 2005

(ATR) Paolo Bellino, director of the Olympics department of the city of Turin, is changing jobs. He will take his expertise to TOROC, where he is going to be special assistant...