The IOC Executive Board suspended the IOA on 4 December 2012 due to its failure to comply with the Olympic Charter and as a protective measure against government interference in the IOA’s election process. The main purpose of today’s...Show More Summary
Nintendo has announced a new Mario & Sonic: Olympic Winter Games title…
The FWG called for the establishment of an Olympic Movement monitoring system based on the one in place during the London 2012 Olympic Games that would be made available to the International Federations during major competitions to share information regarding suspicious betting activity. Show More Summary
The Wii U's next big sports game will star Mario and Sonic. Read more...
Next edition in the Sega and Nintendo series to feature Game Pad-specific features. Nintendo and Sega has signed a new partnership to develop another instalment of Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games. Click here to read the full article...Show More Summary
The increasingly friendly rivals face off on the slopes and rinks...
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised? The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii Remote Plus and GamePad play for events. Show More Summary
[guest post by JD] I am off to the most challenging triathlon I have ever attempted – 3 days, 4 triathlons. Tonight is a sprint distance, Sat AM Olympic distance, Sat PM Olympic distance, and Sunday half Ironman. Hopefully I will survive. —JD
From 11aliveATLANTA -- Monday, the Atlanta city council will vote on whether to allow a private developer to build a 20-story ferris wheel in a parking lot adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.The ferris wheel would come by way of France, where it operated across from the Louvre in Paris. Show More Summary
Wrestling facing ax from Olympic program in 2020.
By: Shelby Lum It’s my favorite time of year! It’s a weekend for festivals! Rain or shine: Party in the Park, Springfest, and Rome River Jam will be going on. Feeling more Rock and Indie-pop? Head down to Centennial Olympic Park to catch Passion Pit, Ellie Goulding, and GROUPLOVE at Party in the Park. This lineup is [...]
Passion Pit, Ellie Goulding, GROUPLOVE, Yeasayer, and The Electric Sons will be at Centennial Olympic Park this Saturday, May 18th! We’ll be there checking out all of these Awesome bands, but if you’re just going to see your “Faves” then here is the Lineup: Gates Open at 3PM! 3:15 – The Electric Sons 4:30 – [...]
If you think back to last year’s Olympics in London, you’ll recall the remarkable performance staged by the Chilean arts collective Casagrande. Yes, we’re talking about the bombing of poems over London. Our friend David Shook covered the even for us here. Now, Casagrande is hoping to publish a book containing poems from the bombing, [...]
Ask students and teachers about their favorite children's stories, and it's almost guaranteed that "Miss Nelson is Missing" will be named. My students at Olympic Primary Center in Los Angeles and I recently took this classic story and adapted it for the small screen. Show More Summary
4,500 jobs will be created as iCITY gets to run the the Olympic Park’s Press and Broadcast Centre. Doubts over economic benefits of HS2. There’ll be a big reading festival (as opposed to Reading Festival) in Trafalgar Square this summer. Cuts...Show More Summary
The next Winter Olympics will happen in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, 2014. Sometime after that, barring any delays, a portion of the Sochi Olympic Park will be turned into the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit, a 3.65-mile track for the first Russian Grand Prix in 100 years (the last of two Formula One grands prix were held in St. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: Cheered on by a raucous crowd waving flags and chanting, a team of Iranian wrestlers defeated the United States, 6-1, in an exhibition match staged in New York’s Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday. The match was part of a unified effort by sporting officials from the three nations to save wrestling as an Olympic sport. Show More Summary
As Rachel reported this evening, while the U.S., Russia and Iran are not on the same page diplomatically, their respective superstar wrestlers share the common cause of preserving wrestling as an Olympic sport. Among the means to that end was an exhibition today held at Grand Cen …
Russia, Iran and the United States – rivals on the world stage – joined together in an unlikely alliance Wednesday inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal train station for a wrestling exhibition to try and save their sport from being dropped in the Olympics.