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Sochi 2014

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 ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Rio Olympic Park Construction; Chicago 2016 Loss Inspiring Trump

December 09, 2010

A rendering of the Olympic Village. (BCMF Architects) Construction Starts on Rio Olympic Park Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes kicked off construction for Rio 2016’s Olym...

Sochi World Cup Reaction; SportAccord, Peace and Sport Alliance

December 02, 2010

Sochi’s main stadium will also host matches in the 2018 World Cup. (Sochi 2014) Sochi Relishes Russian World Cup Sochi 2014 will get the chance to showcase its legacy in a...

Sochi Scene - Diplomatic Tensions Rising; Chernyshenko Reports in Belgrade

November 27, 2010

Russia NOC president and deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov. (ATR) Zhukov Blasts Georgia Interference The head of the Russian Olympic Committee says that politicians ...

IOC Readies Gender Guidelines; Sochi Protests; Sponsorship Suit

November 23, 2010

Gender Guidelines Ahead for IOC, IAAF The IOC is readying rules on gender determination in the wake of the Caster Semenya affair. The IAAF investigated Semenya's gender in...

No Laser Pistols In London; Olympic Sailing Discussed; Frustration for Ski Federation

November 08, 2010

Lasers Nixed for London Laser pistols won’t make their Olympic debut at London 2012. The modern pentathlon federation, UIPM, failed to approve their use at the federatio...

Threat of Russian Suspension Lifted; Gold Medalist Retires

November 08, 2010

Russian Ban Lifted The International Ski Federation, FIS, passed on suspending Russian skiers from competition due to doping infractions. Russian skiers were at risk...

Summer and Winter Olympics Chiefs Speak of Legacy Strategies

November 01, 2010

(ATR) Olympic leaders underline the importance of sport as a catalyst for change for developing nations Monday at the Global Sports Industry Congress in London. Speakers in...

Sochi Venues Ready by 2012; Security Top Concern for Rio

November 01, 2010

Sochi Venues Ready by 2012 Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Olympics pledged all competition venues will be completed by 2012. Dmitry Chernyshenko, president and CEO of So...

Blair Advice to Rio; Paralympic, Olympic Chiefs to Belgium

October 27, 2010

Blair Tells Rio 2016 Legacy Comes First Former British PM Tony Blair has some advice for Rio 2016. "It cannot be just about the three weeks of the games," he was quoted ...

On the Scene in Acapulco -- New Events for 2014: Mountains Still to Climb

October 26, 2010

IOC comms director Mark Adams and Pres. Rogge. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge gives some hints about how he will choose new events for the Sochi Olympics. He said...

Alpine World Cup Season Opens in Soelden; Weather Causes Cancellation

October 27, 2010

Alpine Ski Season Opens The International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup season began this past weekend at the traditional opening site of Soelden, Austria. The...