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MOST DECORATED OLYMPIAN OF ALL TIME, MICHAEL PHELPS, TO BE HONORED WITH THE LEGEND AWARD AT NICKELODEON'S KIDS' CHOICE SPORTS 2017

June 14, 2017

Burbank, Calif.,--June 14, 2017--American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award...

Death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member

June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017 It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member in the Netherlands, at...

Beijing 2022 advances its sustainability and legacy plans

June 13, 2017

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission was pleased to see advancements made to Beijing’s sustainability and legacy plans during its second trip to...

Beijing Winter Olympics Restores Ancient Steel Mill

June 12, 2017

(ATR) A team of IOC inspectors get their first look at the steel mill that could be transformed by the 2022 Olympics. Shougang Industrial Park is named as the venue for big...

Weightlifting on Brink of Olympic Expulsion

June 09, 2017

(ATR) International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says changes to the Olympic program in 2024 may have to be made if the International Weightlifting Federation canno...

Olympians Battle for NBA, NHL Supremacy

June 06, 2017

(ATR) Olympic teammates and rivals reunite on the court and on the ice this week as basketball and hockey stars compete for top domestic championships. Kevin Love and LeB...

Large Shoes to Fill for New Serbian NOC President

May 18, 2017

(ATR) New Serbian Olympic Committee president Bozidar Maljkovic has big shoes to fill, both figuratively and literally. New Serbian NOC president Bozidar Maljkovic (Serbian N...

CAS Registers the Appeal Filed by Artur Taimazov

April 27, 2017

The Uzbekistani wrestler Artur Taimazov has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision issued by the International Olympic Committee (IOC...

Two More Russians Disqualified for Doping

April 24, 2017

(ATR) Two more Russian athletes, including the Beijing 2008 bronze medalist in the heptathlon, have been sanctioned by the IOC for doping offenses. Tatiana Chernova (Wikimedi...

Emotional Day for American Bronze Medalist

April 17, 2017

(ATR) The turnout may have been smaller than in Beijing’s Bird Nest, but the ceremony for Derek Miles to receive his bronze medal was no less emotional. Miles, left, was aw...

IOC sanctions three athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008 and London 2012

April 05, 2017

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s s...

Mammoth Weightlifting Ballot

April 03, 2017

(ATR) International Weightlifting Federation President Tamas Ajan faces six other candidates in the biggest challenge since his first election in 2000. IWF president Tamas A...

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