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QOC honors Barshim and Ogunode

March 12, 2014

DOHA, March 12, 2014- The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) honored the two champions Mutaz Essa Barshim and Femi Ogunode who won two medals (gold and bronze) at the 2014 IAAF Wor...

Nordic Olympic Committees Fight Match-Fixing

March 11, 2014

The Olympic committees of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland are teaming up in the fight against match-fixing. The Nordic Sports Organizations announced Tuesday...

Media Watch -- Road to Rio; Sochi Paralympics

March 13, 2014

Road to Rio The BBC News explores the story behind Rio's Cristo Redentor. (Getty Images) The Associated Press features Afghan women boxers with their "eyes set on the 2016...

Torch Relay Space Crew Returns; Obama Settles Olympic Bet

March 11, 2014

Torch Relay Crew Returns From Space (L-R) Cosmonauts Sergey Ryazansky and Oleg Kotov and U.S. astronaut Michael Hopkins (Getty Images) On Tuesday morning, the first astr...

PyeongChang Venue Groundbreaking; Generations For Peace Camp

March 10, 2014

Groundbreaking for 2018 Sliding Center The groundbreaking ceremony for the Sliding Center. (Gangwon Province) Work on the first sliding center in Korea is underway. ...

Indian Olympic Association Meeting; Trinidad and Tobago OC Partners With Adidas

March 10, 2014

Indian Olympic Association To Meet on March 27 Indian athletes wave their national flag during the 11th South Asian Games in Dhaka. (Getty Images) The Indian Olympic Assoc...

ATR Podcast -- Sochi Paralympics Underway

March 10, 2014

Canada's Brian McKeever is led by his guide Erik Carleton during the men's 20km visually impaired cross-country skiing event. (Getty Images) Around the Rings European corresp...

Russian, Ukranian Share Podium; Update on U.S. Skier

March 09, 2014

Maksym Yarovyi and Roman Petushkov at during the Russian anthem. (ATR) Russian, Ukrainian Biathletes Share Podium Roman Petushkov of Russia and Maksym Yarovyi of Ukraine...

Skier Airlifted Off Ski Course After Crash; First Medals Awarded -- On the Scene

March 08, 2014

The finish pitch at Rosa Khutor is the same as Olymics. (ATR) Treacherous Course Challenges Paralympic Alpine Skiers Racing on much of the same course that Olympic skiers...

ATR Podcast -- Monday Memo

March 10, 2014

The 2014 Paralympic Winter Games opened on March 7. (Getty Images) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula provides perspective on events of the coming week, such as the 2014 W...

Alpine Skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety, ice dancing team Meryl Davis and Charlie White earn U.S. Olympic Committee's February honors

March 07, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout February earned alpine skiers Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) and Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) Athlete of the Month ...

Norwegian Demands for 2022; Smog Won`t Impact Beijing

March 07, 2014

Norway Outlines Demands for Olympics The Stortinget, Norway’s parliament. (Getty Images) The two major parties have informed the Oslo 2022 bid committee of the governmen...