Around the Rings presents MIXED ZONE, a weekly podcast from behind the scenes of world sport: zero crowds for Beijing, ice hockey picks a president, IOC at UN
Don’t expect foreign spectators for the Beijing Winter Olympics or even an Olympic Torch Relay is the prediction from the debut edition of The Mixed Zone, a weekly podcast with Around the Rings founder Ed Hula and managing editor Gerard Farek. This week’s podcast also covers the election for a new ice hockey federation president and the low key presence for the IOC at the U.N. General Assembly. A Spanish version, ZONA MIXTA, with Sebastian Fest and Miguel Hernandez also debuts this week.
Muere en La Habana primer campeón olímpico del boxeo cubano deporte del que depende la Isla para el Top 20 de Juegos Olimpicos
Orlando Martínez ganó la medalla de oro en Munich 72 donde mismo Teófilo Stevenson consiguió el primero de sus tres galardones olímpicos.
U.S. Congress commemorates 25th anniversary of Atlanta 1996 Olympics and Paralympics
The bipartisan resolution endorsed by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee: “the true legacy of these Games can still be felt today”
USOPC requires COVID-19 vaccinations for Team USA delegation at Beijing 2022
The organization said the mandatory vaccinations would “allow us to restore consistency in planning, preparation and optimal service to athletes”.
Olympic ski resort, skiers, IOC, adapt to Squaw Valley to Palisades Tahoe name change
IOC says it is consulting with the Northern California resort about how exactly to proceed. Extreme skier Dan Egan: “All of us are in an awakening to what this means to people and how important it is”