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Sochi 2014

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...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Equestrian Elections Heat Up; Thomas Bach for IOC President

August 26, 2010

Rottinghuis is one of three candidates for the FEI presidency. (HenkRottinghuis.org) Equestrian Federation Presidential Challenger Highlights "Unrest" FEI presidential no...

Biggest Ever Asian Games; Plushenko Out of Sochi; Kim Feuds with Ex-coach

August 25, 2010

The Guangzhou TV tower dominates the skyline behind the opening and closing ceremonies stadium on Haixinsha Island in the middle of the Pearl River. (ATR) November Asian Game...

Sochi 2014 Chief Learns YOG Lessons; Russian NOC Leadership Praise

August 20, 2010

(ATR) Sochi 2014 president and CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko tells Around the Rings organizers of the Winter Olympics are learning important lessons from the Singapore Youth Olympi...

UN Gives Sochi Green Thumbs Up; Trouble for Sports Summit

August 19, 2010

UN Praises Sochi Environmental Protection Sochi 2014's environmental protection plans for the Winter Olympics win applause from the United Nations. Theodore Oben, a seni...

Ted Stevens Memorial; China's Medal Mastermind

August 18, 2010

Stevens was the longest-serving Republican senator ever. (Getty Images) USOC Pays Respects to Ted Stevens U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun will be among the digni...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Honors for Polish Olympic Leader; British Basketball; AIBA Pres Reelection

August 05, 2010

EOC Award Honors Polish NOC Leader An award in memory of Piotr Nurowski, the president of the Polish Olympic Committee who died in a plane crash in April, will be unveiled...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Final Stop for YOF; Medvedev in Sochi; London Torch Search

August 04, 2010

Forty flag-bearing Koreans donned imperial warrior garb for their stint with the YOG torch. (Singapore 2010) Seoul Final Stop for YOF before Singapore Seoul is the final ...

Sochi Scene --Corruption Probe; Moscow Mayor Pledges 2014 Support; Olympic Village

August 02, 2010

Corruption Probe Good Thing Says Sochi Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics tell Around the Rings they welcome a corruption probe linked to the Games launched by ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- CAS Dismisses Appeal; Sochi Searching for Mascot

July 30, 2010

Rebellin’s silver medal will go to Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara, and fourth-place finisher Alexander Kolobnev of Russia will get the bronze. (Getty Images) Cyclist Loses M...

Sochi 2014 Volunteer Practices Enshrined In Russian Law

July 19, 2010

July 19th, Moscow, Russia – Following the third and final reading, the Russian State Duma has adopted several amendments to the existing law directed at enhancing the efficien...