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Olympic Newsdesk -- Judo Grand Slam Record; IOC, Indian Potential Problem; Rio Rugby

February 04, 2011

Coat and tie are now required dress for coaches and officials attending the draw Friday in Paris for the IJF Grand Slam. (ATR) Paris Judo Grand Slam Sets Record With nearl...

Olympic Photodesk -- Thorpedo Comeback; Judo Grand Slam; Asian Winter Games

February 05, 2011

Emily Cook of the U.S. qualified first in women's aerials at the freestyle skiing world championships this week in Park City, Utah. The finals are Friday night. (Getty Images)...

IOC Member's Court Date Delayed; Freestyle Skiing World Champs

February 02, 2011

Trial of Gambian IOC Member Postponed Gambian officials have another two weeks to make their case against IOC member Beatrice Allen. Beatrice Allen is an IOC member from G...

Q&A with Gian-Franco Kasper: Skiing World Champs; New Olympic Events

February 02, 2011

(ATR) Skiers aren’t the only ones with a lot on the line at this month’s FIS competitions. FIS president Gian-Franco Kasper is also an IOC member from Switzerland. (ATR) ...

Asian Winter Games Underway; Rio 2016 App; WADA promotion

January 31, 2011

Host Country Basks In Asian Winter Games Glory Kazakhstan sits comfortably atop the medal tally at the 7th Asian Winter Games. Kazakhstan finished 1-2 or 2-3 in several of...

Updated -- World Series of Boxing Stumbles Stateside, Gathers Steam Globally

February 01, 2011

(ATR) World Series of Boxing’s chief operating officer tells Around the Rings the league is a success despite the staffing cuts and venue changes shaking up its Americas confe...

World Champs Wrapup -- Luge, Handball, Winter X Games

January 31, 2011

Luge Team Relay Canceled ST Sportservice, the technology partner of the International Luge Federation (FIL) said it accepted responsibility for the cancellation of the tea...

Monday Memo -- Winter Sports; Judo

January 31, 2011

The host country beat North Korea 3-0 in its women’s ice hockey opener. (Almaty 2011) Asian Winter Games Heat Up The 7th Asian Winter Games are underway in Kazakhstan. ...

New Deadline for Panama; Qatar Scores Another Bidding Upset

January 27, 2011

Dispute Drags On Between Panamanian "NOCs" Panamanian sports leaders are working to resolve differences ahead of an April deadline newly extended by the IOC. Mario Vazquez...

Games Anniversary; Sochi Mascots Home; YOG Photospace

January 26, 2011

55th Anniversary This day 55 years ago, the seventh Winter Olympic Games in Cortina d’Ampezzo kicked off. Boris Shilkov of Soviet Union passes the finishing line to win ...

U.S. Free Ski Branding Takes Shape Ahead of Olympics

January 26, 2011

Freeskiing has three disciplines. (Getty Images) (ATR) Even before winning full acceptance at the Olympics, the disciplines of freeskiing become a brand in the U.S. thanks t...

IOC Fosters Good Will Between NOCs of Israel, Palestine; Stadium Bidding Saga

January 20, 2011

(ATR) Palestinian athletes will train in Israeli facilities ahead of the London Olympics. IOC president Jacques Rogge shakes hands with Palestinian Olympic Committee presiden...