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Sochi 2014

Women's Ski Jumping Possible Addition; Delhi 2010 to Open

October 01, 2010

Women’s Ski Jump Skis Up for Sochi Approval The quest to add women’s ski jump to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi could be finished this month. Women’s ski jumping could ...

Generations For Peace Opens Sochi Camp

October 01, 2010

Prince Feisal speaking at the opening of the Sochi camp today (Generations For Peace) (ATR) Prince Feisal Al-Hussein, IOC member from Jordan, today launched the first Europea...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Slow Ticket Sales in Delhi; IIHF Confident NHL Will Appear in Sochi

September 29, 2010

Delhi Suffers Slow Ticket Sales, More Withdrawals The latest question for the trouble-plagued Commonwealth Games is whether spectators will attend the competition, opening ...

Russian Sports Minister Happy with Sochi 2014 Olympic Progress

September 24, 2010

(ATR) Vitaly Mutko tells Around the Rings he is pleased with the speed of preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, insisting organizers are "fulfilling our obligations...

South Africa Rejects Bid Criticisms; Olympic Cities Meeting; Putin to Marry Olympian?

September 21, 2010

The South African Olympic committee defended its selection of Durban to bid for the 2020 Olympics. (Getty Images) SASCOC Fires Back at 2020 Bid Critics The South African ...

Sochi Scene -- $1 Billion in Contracts; Car Delivery; Insurance Partner

September 20, 2010

Vladimir Putin attended the international investment forum in Sochi. (Getty Images) Sochi Benefits from Investment Forum Reports from Sochi say $1 billion worth of contra...

Ivo Ferriani Sets Out his Vision for Bobsleigh and Skeleton

September 17, 2010

Ivo Ferriani took his campaign to Whistler during the Vancouver Olympics. (ATR) The new bobsleigh federation president tells Around the Rings he is relishing the challenge of...

IOC Praises Sochi 2014 Preparations

September 15, 2010

Jean-Claude Killy, head of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Sochi 2014 Olympics, says he is satisfied with progress of construction for the Games. (ATR) (ATR) Jean-Cl...

Ferriani Elected President of Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation

September 13, 2010

Ivo Ferriani took his campaign to Whistler during the Vancouver Olympics (ATR) Italy's Ivo Ferriani ends Robert Storey's 16-year reign as head of the International Bobsleigh ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Sochi Mascots; Olympic Developer Called Corrupt; Olympic Qualifying

September 07, 2010

Several of Sochi’s ambassadors expressed their fondness for Mishka the Bear, mascot of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. (Getty Images) Snowboarding Sheep, Wish-Granting Fish Amo...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Geesink Memorial; Sochi Mascot Search; USOC Restructures

September 01, 2010

Geesink, seen here at the 1964 Olympics, was among judo’s first Olympic gold medalists. (Getty Images) Funeral for IOC Member, Dutch Judo Legend Anton Geesink (ATR) Europ...

No Clear Signs for NHL at Sochi Olympics

August 29, 2010

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the TV rights for the 2014 Olympics could be priced two ways: with or with or without NHL participation. (Getty Images) (ATR) Vancouver 20...