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New Leadership for Taekwondo Federation...

January 17, 2004

(ATR) - The president of Italy's Taekwondo federation, Sun Jae Park, has been elected as interim president of the World Taekwondo Federation. The election came at a meeting of...

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Tony Blair Helps Launch London 2012 Bid

January 16, 2004

(ATR) - "Give us the chance," says British Prime Minister Tony Blair about London?s bid for the 2012 Olympics. The leader of Great Britain was on hand for today?s unveiling of...

2012 Cities Unveil First Look at Bids

January 15, 2004

(ATR) - The nine cities in the race for the 2012 Olympics have until the end of the day to submit their first dossiers to the International Olympic Committee headquarters in S...

Un Yong Kim In Hospital, Arrest on Hold

January 14, 2004

(ATR) - South Korean sports leader Un Yong Kim is in hospital today under intensive care after collapsing late Tuesday in Seoul. An aide to Kim quoted by Agence France Presse ...

Athens Security Chief Visits Washington

January 14, 2004

(ATR) - Greece's Minister for Public Order, George Floridis, will spend two days in Washington this week for meetings with officials from the Bush administration as part of se...

No Time to Spare for Turin 2006 Says IOC

January 14, 2004

 Organizers of the 2006 Olympics in Turin face next month's two-year mark to the Games "with no time to spare" warns Jean-Claude Killy, chairman of the International Olympic C...

First Deadline Ahead for 2012 Cities

January 11, 2004

(ATR) - The week ahead will bring a flurry of activity for the nine cities seeking the 2012 Summer Games. The initial dossiers from the cities are due at IOC headquarters in S...

IOC Commission to Examine Kim Case

January 09, 2004

(ATR) - The case of South Korean sports leader Un Yong Kim will be examined by the International Olympic Committee's Ethics Commission. IOC President Jacques Rogge has request...

Report Says IOC VP Facing Arrest

January 08, 2004

(ATR) - South Korean IOC member Un Yong Kim could be arrested next week according to a report from the Korean news agency Yonhap. The report says prosecutors may be ready to a...

New Prime Minister Leads Greece to Games

January 07, 2004

 (ATR) - The election for a new government in Greece will take place on March 7. In calling for the vote Prime Minister Costas Simitis also announced he will step down as lead...

Sports Exchanges Linked to Kim Money?

January 06, 2004

 (ATR)- Reports from Korea say that International Olympic Committee vice president Un Yong Kim handled the delivery of $1.1 million in cash to North Korea IOC member Ung Chang...