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Oswald Eyes Wrestling Return; NHL Talks Sochi 2014 Travel; Italian Olympic Champion, 60

March 21, 2013

Oswald Backs Wrestling to Survive Olympic Chop International Rowing Federation president Denis Oswald says he was shocked by the IOC’s decision to axe wrestling but “convin...

Rio Clears Golf Course Site; Yu Na Kim Talks Sochi 2014; Plant Leads US Speedskating

March 20, 2013

Rio Begins Clearing Golf Course Site After a protracted and complicated legal battle over the site of the Rio 2016 golf course, work is underway to begin construction. A r...

Japan Cuts Judo Funding; Danish Cyclist Admits Doping; More Work for Probst

March 19, 2013

EA Duties Expand for Probst Around the Rings is told the U.S. Olympic Committee does not expect any change in the leadership duties of Larry Probst – despite his other job ...

On the Scene- IOC Checks Madrid 2020 Venues

March 18, 2013

The IOC Commission at Bernabau. (ATR) (ATR) Iconic venues of Madrid were on display for the first day of the IOC Evaluation Commission inspection of the Madrid 2020 Olympic b...

IOC Finance Director Quits; IOC Welcomes CAS Ruling; Skating, Curling World Champs

March 15, 2013

Caroline Kuyper at February's EB meeting. (IOC/Richard Juilliart) IOC Finance Director Quits Caroline Kuyper quit as IOC Finance Director on Friday. IOC Director Gene...

Sponsor Spotlight - Dow Signs on for Sochi; Sustainability Award for Coke

March 16, 2013

FIBA Finds 3x3 Partner Schelde Sports signed on to partner with FIBA’s 3x3 basketball discipline. FIBA 3x3 at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. (ATR) The Dutch c...

Madrid Prepares Welcome for Olympic Bid Inspectors

March 16, 2013

(ATR) Banners are hung and strikes are averted as the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2020 Olympics heads to Madrid. The 14-member group travels to the Spanish capital th...

Italian NOC Welcomes New Pope

March 14, 2013

Pope Francis attends his first private Mass as Pope. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Italian National Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings it's filled with joy over the selecti...

News from the NOCs - IOC Plans India Meeting; Poland Mulls Sports Overhaul

March 13, 2013

IOC Plans India Meeting The IOC says it's planning a meeting with Indian government officials regarding the country’s Olympic committee by the end of April. India enters ...

IOC Opens Sochi Inspection; Danish Doping Allegations; E&Y Women's Program

March 12, 2013

IOC Opens Sochi Inspection  The IOC Coordination Commission for Sochi 2014 began its penultimate inspection of the Black Sea resort’s preparations Tuesday. Jean-Claude Kil...

NHL, IIHF Meet in Sochi; Change Coming for Biathlon Course; Pistorius Appeals Bail

March 11, 2013

NHL participation remains one of the major concerns for Sochi with a year to go until the Games. (Getty Images) NHL, IIHF Meet in Sochi Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly leads...

USOC Pleased With 2024 Interest

March 08, 2013

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee is "pleased with the level of interest" shown by cities approached about a potential 2024 Summer Games bid, CEO Scott Blackmun said Friday a...