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On the Scene - African Olympic Chief Targets 40 Medals, Olympic Bids

July 13, 2013

Lassana Palenfo was elected to his third term as ANOCA President on July 12. (ATR) (ATR) Recently re-elected president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of A...

On the Scene - Palenfo, Sithole Elected to ANOCA Top Spots

July 12, 2013

Daniel Kablan Duncan addressing the opening ceremony of ANOCA. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa was reelected at the ANO...

Media Watch -- Sochi Explored; Olympians in "Body" Issue

July 18, 2013

Construction at Sochi's Olympic Oval skating center in 2012. (Getty Images) As the 2014 Winter Olympics loom, The Economist breaks down the most expensive Olympic Games in hi...

On the Scene in Abidjan - "Close Race" for ANOCA Secretary General

July 11, 2013

The manifesto for Khaled Zein El Din. (ATR) (ATR) Observers predict a “close race” for secretary general of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa.   Th...

Qualification Spots For The Taking At Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Continental Championships

July 11, 2013

The dates of the Continental Championships of the Byte CII dinghy and Techno 293 windsurfer have been confirmed with qualification places for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Ga...

USA Boxing President Predicts "Golden Age"

July 16, 2013

USA Boxing President Charles Butler (USAB) (ATR) USA Boxing President Charles Butler tells Around the Rings he plans to restore boxing in the United States to its “golden age...

The Russian Report - ROC Celebrates Olympic Day

July 15, 2013

The XXIV All-Russian Olympic Day was celebrated all over Russia on June 29. It gathered hundreds of thousands of Russian people from the East of our country in Sakhalin to the...

EOC Roundup - Hickey Set for Reelection; Rowing Investigates New Baku Venue

July 11, 2013

Rowing Investigates New Venue for Baku 2015 The International Rowing Federation will only commit to the European Games if Baku 2015 organizers agree to fund the cleaning of...

Mandela Postpones Olympic Aspirations; Sochi Torchbearers Named; New IOA Schedule

July 08, 2013

No Thoughts of Olympics as South Africa Prays for Mandela Nelson Mandela has been battling a recurring lung infection. (Getty Images) South African IOC member Sam Ramsam...

Monday Memo - ANOCA Meets; Universiade Underway; Deaflympics Relay

July 08, 2013

Lassana Palenfo was first elected ANOCA President in 2005. (Getty Images) ANOCA General Assembly  The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa will hold its Ge...

Erdogan to Lead Istanbul Bid at IOC Vote

July 03, 2013

Recep Tayyip Erdogan when Istanbul announced its 2020 bid. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings has learned that Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will lead the Istanbul ...

Media Watch - Bryants' Medal Switch; Struggles for Olympic Hopefuls

July 04, 2013

Bob and Mike Bryan at the 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Game (Getty Images) Olympic tennis doubles gold medalist Bob Bryan tells "Live @ Wimbledon his brother Mike put his 2012 me...