12 Jul, 2021
(ATR)In the Moment was introduced in 2020.
It is drawn from audio archives gathered across more than 25 years of on-the-scene Olympic coverage by Around the Rings.
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10 - In the Moment: Beijing Wins 2008 Bid
9 - In the Moment: The Samaranch Centennial
8 - In the Moment: Olympic Day 1994
7 - In the Moment: Budapest IOC Session Picks Salt Lake City
6 - In the Moment: 1995 Rowing Test for Atlanta Olympics
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It’s a Dream haul for The Mailman
Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Karl Malone recently auctioned several items from Barcelona1992 Summer Olympics
Faith Kipyegon shines in Florence: new world record in 1500 meters
The Kenyan wrote a new chapter in her successful career in the Diamond League in Florence by winning the race with a time of 3 '49 “01.
Crisis in Olympic boxing: IBA loses another member and suspends Federations days before a key tournament for Paris 2024
Switzerland made the decision to leave the International Association to join World Boxing and joined the United States. In addition, New Zealand, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic were sanctioned. Boxing is not guaranteed its place in Los Angeles 2028.
The president of the IOC praised the Federations that reinstated Russians to the competitions
Thomas Bach said that it has been demonstrated that sporting events can be organized with the participation of both countries, and he denounced that there are forces that want to “divide the global sports movement” that he leads.
End of speculation: the historic change that athletics will have at the Budapest World Cup
To prevent athletes from the last series from speculating about the time they need to qualify, World Athletics announced that there will be changes in the 1500, 3000 events with obstacles and 5000 meters.
Rugby 7s: the Olympic sports that are here to stay
Since Atlanta '96, the IOC has been incorporating disciplines that seduce new audiences. Beyond the controversies, quite successfully.
Ryan Crouser, in legend mode: new world record and best historical series
The double Olympic champion threw 23.56 meters at the Los Angeles Grand Prix, 19 centimeters more than his own previous MR, and in none of his six attempts he recorded a mark lower than 22.80 meters.
Brittney Griner makes emotional return to the court
The American basketball Olympic gold medal star was detained in Russia for over 300 days.
Carmelo Anthony says goodbye to basketball at 38: “I am excited about what the future holds for me”
The three time Olympic Champion and NBA star announced his retirement from the sport where he shined for almost 20 years. He was part of the Dream Team at Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016.
50 days before the World Cup, World Aquatics announced the medals that will be awarded in Fukuoka
From July 14 to 30, the World Water Sports Championship will take place, which will include swimming, artistic swimming, open water, diving, high altitude diving and water polo. There will be 75 events with medals at stake.
From Varna to Paris Bercy: The World Cups Challenge in gymnastics begin
Starting today, the second part of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) calendar is launched. There will be six dates of competitions in Europe with the Olympic Games stadium hosting the closing of the circuit.
More tickets to Paris: New Zealand, Argentina, Fiji and Australia qualified for the Olympic Games
The World Rugby Seven Series ended the season in London and defined four places for Paris 2024. With France qualifying for being the host, five have already been selected for the big event. How will the remaining seven quotas be defined?
Without Rafa Nadal tennis will never be the same
The Spaniard's announcement that he won't play the next Roland Garros leaves us with the sad suspicion that, perhaps, we won't see him compete again
From Salt Lake to Washington: Sarah Hughes to run for U.S. Congress
The former gold medalist obtained a law degree after retiring from skating
“All to the Games”: the state plan to democratize Paris 2024 was launched
The French government will distribute more than 400,000 tickets so that young people, volunteers, people with disabilities, caregivers and public officials linked to sports can attend the Olympic and Paralympic Games and their opening ceremonies.
Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon legend, was awarded the Princess of Asturias Award
“A world where people run is a more peaceful, happier and healthier world,” said the Kenyan, owner of the world record and winner of the gold medal in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. The award, which was won last year by The Olympic Team of Refugee Athletes, will be received at the ceremony to be held in October in Oviedo, Spain.
Paris 2024 celebrates LGBTI+ athletes
The creation of the House of Pride was launched this Wednesday to coincide with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It is designed to be an inclusive space and will operate during the Olympic and Paralympic Games period next year.
Thomas Bach returned to China and toured the Hangzhou 2023 venues: “The Asian Games will be brilliant”
The IOC president returned to the country for the first time after the Beijing 2022 Winter Games and visited the facilities of the Asian Games, which will be held from September 23 to October 8. “They're world class,” said the German.
Validity beyond the passage of time
The recognition of Lionel Messi and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the Laureus Awards is another example of how science has extended the lifespan of our idols.
World Judo Championship: Agbegnenou, Riner and the Abe siblings, owners of glory and epic
The Frenchwoman won her sixth world title in Doha, the first as a mother. His compatriot reached eleven conquests and the Japanese won a gold medal again on the same day. Japan once again topped the medal table and Switzerland celebrated first place for the first time.