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2000 Games News !

2000 Games News !

To all readers:

Links to Olympics news stories are no longer being posted individually on this site although a worldwide newsfeed of headlines is available here.

Olympics news stories posted before October 1998 are listed below :


12 OctoberTorch relay to start at Uluru
10 OctSOCOG wants 50,000 volunteers
6 OctSOCOG expects ambos to do their duty!
25 SeptVote proposed on Queen's role
25 SeptBroadcasters set to carve cake
25 SeptNebiolo seeks tribute
25 SeptAboriginal flag to fly ?
25 SeptATSIC unimpressed
23 SeptUniforms designed using divine inspiration
14 Sept2 years to go
9 SeptStadium name for sale!
5 Sept10,000 to carry torch in relay
3 SeptStadium builders play catch-up
20 AugNova Peris first to carry torch
19 AugSOCOG socks it to Melbourne
12 AugFast lane to the games
7 AugAOC asks for hard line on drugs
31 JulNo concessions from Australian Customs
18 JulyBordin Reviews Olympic Marathon Course
7 JulyHerb Elliot - Back to Olympics
3 JulyTop Rugby Games At Olympic Stadium
20 JuneOlympic Marathon Course Announced
06 JuneHotels association denies rip-off
6 JunSydney hotels hoping for $900 a day
5 JunKnight insists on cheap tickets
5 JunTime to start adding up the costs
4 JunSydney games will offer record gold haul ?
4 JunOlympic Club - Wassat ?
3 JunGames 'cleansing' feared
3 JunGames expenditure to exceed $6 billion !
2 JunHawkers to be swept off streets
01 JunePollies squabble over Kokoda
21 MayOpening ceremony to be affordable
19 MaySupport for Olympic torch to travel Kokoda
17 MayOverseas National Teams Starting 2000 Bookings
15 MayPlan For Web Co-Op
12 MaySamaranch gives Sydney the seal of approval
12 MayCustoms officers warn of drugs stockpile
30 AprilSydney Turns Down Nebiolo Request For Free Tickets
28 AprilNine web site ordered to remove rings
27 AprilIOC Sells TV Rights to Canada and Africa
25 AprilCoates courts athletes in political spat
23 AprilThreat to internet news coverage
16 AprilSydney chiefs try to calm Olympic row
12 MarchTorch relay start point shortlist
28 February'Olympic Club' fundraiser launched
27 FebruaryNational ballot for Olympic tickets
20 FebruaryOlympic Mozzies Face Aerial Bombardment


24 DecemberSpectacular Photo of Olympic Stadium
29 OctoberOlympic Construction On Target
22 OctoberPoms to Boycott Sydney Olympics ?
11 OctoberTickets .. Get Your Tickets
10 OctoberLet Them Eat Chow Mein
4 OctoberGames Sites Exclusion Zones
27 SeptemberOlympic Torch to Tour the Pacific
8 SeptemberFig Trees Create an Island of Illusion
19 AugustNo Shortage of Fans for Games
11 JulyTen million expected at Olympics Internet site
7 JulySOCOG Goes For Guerilla's
22 JuneOpening Ceremony LetDown
15 JuneAthlete's Village Too Far Away
8 JuneAirline Uses Guerilla Tactics
3 JuneRent-Your-Home Hype
26 MayIOC Says Bed Tax Is A Domestic Issue
26 MaySOCOG Gets Tough Over Internet Name
23 MayEuropeans Pay Record For TV Rights
13 May$5 Million Boost for Australian Athletes
10 MayBed Chaos in HotelLand
8 MayGames tickets available but at a price
8 MayCost Jumps - Especially Technology
8 MayCoin Sales Unlikely to Shine
6 MayIAAF & Competitor Caps
24 AprilSponsors Must Work Hard
23 AprilDrug Testing Will Detect "Undetectable"
21 AprilIOC Gives Budget The Nod
20 AprilIOC To Examine Budget
8 AprilOlympic Journey
8 AprilOlympic Committee Asks TV Stations To Contribute
29 MarchStadium Brokers & Ticketing
27 MarchSOCOG Chief's Departure
26 MarchCo-operation Between Media
26 MarchUnofficial Olympics-related Advertising Banned
14 MarchBuilding Aboriginal Goodwill

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