Doping in Sport: It's Bigger Than Russia -- OpEd

(ATR) Olympic scholar Idy Uyoe thinks this may be a good time for the entire sporting world to hit reset as it tackles a global scourge.

FINA Aims to Root Out Doping Cheats Before Olympics

(ATR) FINA executive director says doping is a “war we will never win” as the federation ramps up its drug testing program.

Former Cycling Chief Threatens Suit Against Federation

(ATR) Hein Verbruggen launched a website on Wednesday to fight back against his former employer.

UPDATED - IOC Honorary Member Cleared of Accepting Armstrong Bribes

(ATR) Hein Verbruggen tells ATR he's "satisfied" with report into doping in cycling despite criticism of him... IOC responds

Lance Armstrong And SCA Promotions

Lance Armstrong was hit with a record breaking $10 million sanctions award by the arbitration panel hearing his dispute with Dallas-based SCA Promotions, Inc. 

UCI Chief Bids to Protect Olympic Disciplines from IOC Axe

Brian Cookson spoke to ATR's Mark Bisson about Agenda 2020 impacts on cycling, Lance Armstrong and his quest for IOC membership

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Open to Reducing Armstrong Ban

(ATR) USADA chief executive Travis Tygart is open to cutting Lance Armstrong's life ban if disgraced cyclist cooperates with probe

Cycling Commission; PyeongChang Broadcast Agreement

(ATR) UCI Reform Commission appeals to athletes to provide information ... PyeongChang 2018 signs OBS agreement ... NBC's Bob Costas sidelined with an eye infection ...

Top Story Replay -- Verbruggen Denies Latest Armstrong Accusations

(ATR) Former international cycling federation chief Hein Verbruggen tells Around the Rings that Lance Armstrong's new accusations he helped cover up a failed drugs test are nonsense. ATR's Mark Bisson reports.

Media Watch - Sochi Scrutinized; Tokyo's Road to 2020; Armstrong's Fraud

(ATR) Islamic extremists in Russia’s North Caucasus, the government’s gay propaganda ban, and tensions with Georgia rouse concerns about the 2014 Sochi Olympics…Tokyo faces early obstacles in preparations for the 2020 Games…The federal government “fires back” at disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Armstrong Lawsuit; Rio Stadium Reopening Date; Awards for Nigerians

(ATR) Lance Armstrong fires back at lawsuit…Rio Olympic Stadium set to reopen in 2015…’08 Nigerian relay team recognized…More inside...

Armstrong Withdraws from Swimming Event

(ATR) Lance Armstrong has pulled out of a swimming event in Texas after FINA blocked his participation.

D-Day for Sports Vote; Shortlist for Youth Olympics

(ATR) One summer Olympic sport and at least one bid for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games will be left devastated by key decisions of the IOC Executive Board today and Wednesday.

FIS Reacts to Sochi Sacking; "Business as Usual" for Helios; 2 More Weeks for Armstrong

(ATR) FIS No. 2 tells Around the Rings "we have no doubt the Russians will keep their promises" ... New CEO of Helios Partners on recent shakeup ... USADA extends Lance Armstrong's deadline to cooperate ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

Sochi Readies for Year-to-Go; WADA Blasts UCI

(ATR) Sochi 2014 unveils year-to-go plans ... WADA president lashes out at UCI ... First partner for Gwangju 2015 ... South Africa ready for 2024? ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

Top Story Replay - IOC President Looks for Positive from Armstrong Debacle

(ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings he expects Lance Armstrong to surrender his Olympic bronze medal without a quarrel. This story was originally published Jan. 23.

McQuaid Drops 2020 Duty; Furlong Denies Allegations; IOC on Sochi Time Change

(ATR) Cycling chief leaves IOC Evaluation Commission ... Ex-VANOC CEO says allegations "completely unfounded" ... IOC favors moving clocks back ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

Top Story Replay - Armstrong Comes Clean, Still Dirty Say Experts

(ATR) Lance Armstrong confesses to Oprah Winfrey, but experts say the remorse may be too late to salvage his reputation. This story was originally published Jan. 17.

Statement From USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart Regarding Lance Armstrong Interview

UCI 's response to the Lance Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey

IOC, UCI, USADA React to Armstrong Confession

(ATR) The IOC “unreservedly condemns” Lance Armstrong's actions while the International Cycling Union welcomes his confession.

IOC Statement on Lance Armstrong

Armstrong Comes Clean, Still Dirty Say Experts

(ATR) Lance Armstrong confesses to Oprah Winfrey, but experts say the remorse may be too late to salvage his reputation.

IOC Strips Armstrong of Medal

(ATR) The IOC says it will strip Lance Armstrong of the bronze medal he won at the Sydney Olympics.

Armstrong Confesses Doping, Plans Testimony Against UCI

(ATR) Lance Armstrong "did not come clean in the manner I had expected," Oprah Winfrey reveals after their hours-long interview Monday.

Armstrong Tapes Interview; Record Year for Heathrow; $160 Million Loss for G4S?

(ATR) Lance Armstrong, Oprah go "no-holds-barred" ... Heathrow passengers hit all-time-high ... Security contractor could lose $160 million from Games ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...


Marketing Expert on Audi Deal; Basketball Arena Sans Seats; Oprah Interviews Armstrong

(ATR) Olympics veteran analyzes Audi, IOC partnership ... Last seat removed from Basketball Arena in London ... Lance Armstrong goes "no-holds-barred" with Oprah ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

UK Sport Reveals Rio Funding; New Taekwondo Grand Prix; 2014 Judo World Champs

(ATR) Britain targets better Olympics performance than London 2012 ... Taekwondo to debut new event series in 2014 ... Judo sends world champs to Chelyabinsk, Russia ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

IOA Expects Suspension Lifted "Soon"; Ukraine Support for European Games in Baku

(ATR) Secretary general says Indian Olympic Association won't be suspended long ... President of Ukraine meets with Azeri counterpart ... Lithuanian NOC considers investigating secretary general ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...