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Sochi 2014

Football Rivalry Set Aside for London 2012; Sochi Construction

January 04, 2011

Harry Redknapp and Arsene Wenger play nice before a Spurs vs. Arsenal match in November. (Getty Images) Games Volunteerism Unites Football Rivals Two heavyweights of Engli...

Sochi CEO Tops Inaugural Readers' Choice Poll

January 03, 2011

(ATR) Around the Rings subscribers name Dmitry Chernyshenko as the most important person in the Olympic Movement heading into 2011. Dmitry Chernyshenko beat out Golden 25 lea...

Golden 25 -- #5 Alexander Zhukov, #6 Thomas Bach

December 31, 2010

Alexander Zhukov (ATR) Alexander Zhukov #5 Zhukov was elected president of the Russian Olympic Committee in May, taking over from Leonid Tyagachyov in the wake of a disast...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Sochi Year-End Report; Positive Drug Test for Taurasi

December 27, 2010

Sochi Organizers Reflect On Busy Year Sochi 2014 is reaping praise for its performance in 2010. Alexander Zhukov is deputy prime minister of Russia and president of its NO...

Golden 25 -- Felli #14, #15 Chernyshenko

December 27, 2010

Gilbert Felli (ATR) Gilbert Felli, IOC Executive Director of Olympic Games #14 Felli will exert his influence on the 2018 Olympic bid race in the final months before the I...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Sochi New Year's Greeting; ABC Eyes Olympic TV Rights

December 23, 2010

Sochi Embraces Quirk in Internet Video Sochi 2014 is using next-generation technology to wish this generation a happy New Year. Sochi 2014’s greeting begins as an address ...

Olympic Newsdesk--Luge Pushing Relay; PyeongChang Team Grows

December 22, 2010

Top Lugers Lobby for Relay Event Luge team relay has the support of top sliders as the sport lobbies for its inclusion in the Olympic program. In the luge team event, the ...

2014 Mascot Shortlist; NHL Union Chief on Sochi

December 21, 2010

Sochi Mascot Shortlists “Little men”, a snowflake and the sun are some of the shortlisted Sochi 2014 mascot submissions. Organizers of the 2014 Olympics revealed a li...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Thumbs-Up for PyeongChang Curling; Daegu Turns Blue

December 17, 2010

PyeongChang Curling Venue Approved The World Curling Federation gave its stamp of approval to PyeongChang’s proposed venue for the 2018 Olympics. Gangneung Indoor Ice Ri...

Palace Denies Bid Scandal

December 16, 2010

IOC member Prince Albert was accused of taking gifts to influence his vote for a 2014 host city. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Royal Palace of Monaco responds to allegations that...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Asian Beach Games Close; Putin on Olympics, World Cup

December 16, 2010

Soccer Down to the Wire at Asian Beach Games Oman falls short of soccer gold as the Asian Beach Games come to a close in Muscat. 2012 host Haiyang, China gave closing cere...

Sochi Sponsors Impressed; IOC Satisfied No Impact from World Cup Preparations

December 14, 2010

The Sochi 2014 Partners. (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Days after the IOC gave the thumbs-up to Russia's Winter Olympic organizers, Sochi's worldwide and domestic partners gathered in ...