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Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.
ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.
Congratulations Elana MEYERS on winning an Olympic Silver Medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games
Welcome back to Georgia
Douglasville, Georgia (February 24, 2014)
Welcome back to Georgia Elana. Once again, congratulations from Ambassador Andrew Young and the entire ATLANTA 1996 Team to you and Lauryn Williams on winning the Silver medal in bobsled at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Peace & Blessings, The ATLANTA 1996 Team — with Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014
From the ATLANTA 1996 Team
Atlanta, USA (January 1, 2014)
The ATLANTA 1996 Team wishes a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 to all our friends, colleagues, and partner institutions around the world. PEACE & BLESSINGS!
ATLANTA 1996 Sports Director - ATLANTA 1996 Competition Director - Atlanta International Prep Classic Meet Director
Marietta, Georgia - USA (November 9, 2013)
Today, W. Murray SANFORD our friend, colleague, and pillar of our institution passed away. SANFORD was our Sports Director from 2006 to 2013, and our Competition Director from 2003 to 2013. Murray SANFORD was also the Director of our Atlanta International Prep Classic (ATLANTA CLASSIC), an annual youth (14-18) Track & Field competition held at GA Tech since 2004. Today the ATLANTA 1996 is what it is because of Murray SANFORD's support, vision, commitment to excellence, and hard work. Your memory will be part of the ATLANTA 1996 forever. REST-in-PEACE Murray!
Final report on the successful operation of the London 2012 WUOC House™ - Maison UMVO Londres 2012™ (July 25 – August 12, 2012) created and managed by the ATLANTA 1996
World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) 5th Lausanne Summit 2012
Lausanne, Switzerland (October 2, 2012)
During the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUCO) Lausanne Summit (September 30 - October 2, 2012) held in the Olympic capital of Lausanne (Switzerland), the ATLANTA 1996 delegation gave a detailed report on the successful operation of the London 2012 WUOC House™ - Maison UMVO Londres 2012™ (July 25 – August 12, 2012) during the London 2012 Olympic Games (July 27 - August 12, 2012).
The GLOBAL FUND High-Level Panel Co-Chaired by former (1998-2008) Botswana President Festus Mogae and former (2005-2009) US Human and Health Services Secretary Mike Leavitt releases it's Report
Two ATLANTA DITC Board Members were part of the Global Fund High-Level Panel Support Team
Geneva, Switzerland (September 19, 2011)
The Global Fund High-Level Panel report was released today. In addition to the Panel co-chairs, the High-Level Panel was comprised of 5 other High-Panel members. The ATLANTA DITC is very proud that two of its Board Members, namely Dr. Marc-Daniel Gutekunst and Richard Butcher, were selected by the Panel Co-Chairs to serve (April - September, 2011) on the High-Level Panel Support Team also comprised of 7 members.