Beijing 2022 Alpine Skiing Test Event Cancelled

(ATR) Numerous national ski associations didn't want to send their skiers to China due to the coronavirus outbreak.

AIOWF Calls for Dialogue with SportAccord President -- On the Scene

(ATR) AIOWF expressed their “disagreement” with the controversial comments from SportAccord President Vizer.

Kozak Takes Lead in Crimea; G8 Summit No Longer In Russia

(ATR): Also: Two die in Sochi avalanche ... Olympic TOP Sponsor McDonald's COO retires.

Snow Falls on Paralympic Mountain Venues

(ATR) Alpine and Nordic skiers raced amid a winter backdrop in Krasnaya Polyana on Wednesday.

Bad Weather Hits Sochi Paralympics; Sledge Hockey Clash

(ATR) Heavy rain, gusty winds and thick fog cause havoc on day four... Russia faces off against U.S. in ice sledge hockey

Photodesk -- Rosa Khutor Torch Relay Flame Lighting Ceremony

(ATR) Around the Rings is on-the-scene at the Paralympic Torch Relay lighting ceremony at Rosa Khutor.

IPC Vows Turmoil in Ukraine Won't Affect Paralympics

(ATR) Sir Philip Craven says the tenuous situation in Ukraine will not disrupt the Paralympics. Brian Pinelli reports from Sochi.

Photodesk -- Women`s Night Slalom

(ATR) A look at the Women's slalom from the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Sochi.

Chasing Olympic Medals Under the Lights

(ATR) The Sochi Olympics have seen more outdoor nighttime events than any Games previous.

Photodesk -- Around Sochi, February 18

(ATR) A look at the daily photos from the Around the Rings staff in Sochi.

Photodesk -- Rosa Khutor Mountain Village

(ATR) Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort is the site of alpine skiing and snowboard cross for the XXII Winter Olympic Games.

Mountain Cluster Village Bustles With Activity

(ATR) On Sunday afternoon in the Krasnaya Polyana Mountains, the colorful Rosa Khutor village was the place to be.

Podladtchikov Steals "Salvaged" Halfpipe Show

(ATR) Moscow-born Iouri Podladtchikov was the star of the night at the snowboarding halfpipe.

Krasnaya Polyana Weather Becoming a Factor

(ATR) Also: No pins for sale in Sochi ... Spectators still MIA despite ticket sales ... Robust crowd for Russian hockey presser

Photodesk -- Rosa Khutor Alpine Center & Tirol House

(ATR) ATR reporter Brian Pinelli was on the scene at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center and celebrations at Tirol House...

Miller Enjoying Time in "Not Quite Finished" Sochi -- On the Scene

(ATR) Five-time Olympic alpine skier Bode Miller was candid in discussing the Winter Olympics host.

Taking on Sochi's Olympic Downhill

(ATR) Around the Rings correspondent Brian Pinelli takes on the Rosa Khutor downhill course.

Rosa Khutor -- The Olympic Mountain

(ATR) Aroung the Rings' Brian Pinelli takes an in-depth look at Rosa Khutor, which could become the world's next great ski destination after its starring role at Sochi 2014.

Sochi Scene - Olympic Rubles; Retail Record; Torchbearer Search

(ATR) Banknotes to receive Olympic theme ... Coca-Cola launches torchbearer nominations ... X5 Retail Group sponsors Games ... More inside this Sochi Scene ...

Sochi Unveils Olympic Torch, Relay Uniforms

(ATR) A feather of a magic bird is the inspiration for the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic torches ...

Georgia Lifts Boycott Threat; Duma Approves Scalping Bill; Rosa Khutor Opens Season

(ATR) Prime Minister says Georgia will "of course" send Olympians to Sochi ... Anti-scalping legislation nears law ... Tremor rattles resort... Alpine venue opens season ... More inside this Sochi Scene ... 

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Sochi Downhill Test Events

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene for Sochi's first-ever World Cup test events in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics. ATR's Brian Pinelli covers the women's event inside.

On the Scene - Ladies Take Flight on Sochi Downhill Track

(ATR) Lindsey Vonn and company get their first glimpse of Sochi's future Olympic downhill course during the first of three scheduled training runs ... ATR's Brian Pinelli reports from Rosa Khutor ...

On the Scene - Killy Says New Russia Makes Sochi Olympics

(ATR) Winter sports legend Jean Claude Killy says the Sochi Olympics in 2014 will be the product of a “New Russia”. Brian Pinelli reports from Sochi ...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Sochi Test Events, Co-Comm

(ATR) Around the Rings is on the scene in Sochi as the 2014 Winter Olympic host city stages its first-ever World Cup test events and welcomes the 7th IOC Coordination Commission.

On the Scene - Medvedev for Sochi Olympic Test

(ATR) The president of Russia checks out the first alpine test event of the Sochi Olympics…Birthday present for downhill champ…Sports Minister Mutko on Olympic preps…ATR’s Brian Pinelli reports from the mountains of Sochi…

Sochi Readies for First-Ever World Cup Test Event

(ATR) The world’s best alpine ski racers will test their abilities on the future Olympic downhill course high above Sochi. ATR's Brian Pinelli reports.

British Tourism Promotion; Praise for Sochi Ski Venue; Key Qatari World Cup Contract

(ATR) Largest tourism promotion in British history ahead ... Bode Miller says he likes Rosa Khutor ... UK Athletics chief to lead London 2017 ... Qatar 2022 makes milestone appointment ... Pin Points ...

Alpine Inspection Team Visits Future Sochi Ski Site

(ATR) International Ski Federation race director Günter Hujara tells Around the Rings recent test events are of particular importance given the threat of avalanche now evident at the mountain resort.

Olympic Newsdesk -- 2012 Time Trial Course Announced; Unrest Moves Olympic Qualifier

(ATR) Henry VIII's palace used for 2012 cycling event ... Protests in Yemen move Olympic qualifying football match ... 2012 Olympic ticket scam arrests.

Putin, Medvedev Visit First Test Event; City Lands 2012 Peace and Sport

(ATR) Russian prime minister, president take in Friday's downhill at Olympic ski center ... Sochi will host the first P&S forum outside of Monaco ...

The Year Ahead -- Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

(ATR) The Sochi Olympics 'big build' is the major focus for organizers of Russia's first Winter Games. Next month's mascot launch and first test events are other important milestones. The addition of new events for the Games will also be decided soon.

On the Scene -- Rogge Meets Putin, Ends Sochi Visit

(ATR) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and IOC President Jacques Rogge meet in Sochi … Olympic University, Museum move ahead with blessings of IOC leader.

FIS Skiing Experts Assess Sochi 2014 Venue

(ATR) Experts with the International Ski Federation tell Around the Rings they are satisfied with progress on the Sochi venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics.