More countries weigh in on COVID vaccines for Beijing 2022 ahead of the release of IOC playbooks
Russia will recommend its athletes get vaccinated, while Norway will not require their athletes to get the jab. The IOC has not revealed if it intends to make vaccination a requirement to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Lillehammer 2016 Leadership, "DNA" Take Shape
(ATR) Lillehammer 2016 tells Around the Rings the Youth Olympic Games are not only a 10-day event but also the crux of a 10-year plan to put youth sport front and center in Norway's national agenda. ATR's Matthew Grayson reports.
Olympic Newsdesk -- Madrid 2020 Pledges Unity; Oslo Talks 2022 Bid
(ATR) "We need the Games" to lift Spain out of economic malaise, says bid chief ... Norwegian government "positive, but cautious" about 2022 ... BOA, adidas renew sponsorship ... Lindsey Vonn, husband divorce ...
Olympic Sympathy in Norway; "More Vigilance" Needed in Doping Fight; Aquatics World Champs
(ATR) Olympic condolences following Norwegian tragedy ... WADA chiefs call for "more vigilance" in fight against doping ... Aquatics world champs update… Olympians dominate premier cycling event ...
IOC at Wimbledon; Norway NOC Changes; Kalmadi in Jail
(ATR) IOC members, Olympic organizers at Wimbledon ... New Norwegian NOC president ... Indian sports leader stuck in jail ... First death in 2012 Olympics work ...