Canoeing set for a year like never before

NOC Leaders Welcome ANOC Financial Support

(ATR) The ANOC funds will be available to NOCs on a case-by-case basis and will be coordinated by Olympic Solidarity.

Practice Sport at Home, Slovakia


#ICYMI: World Taekwondo Championships Wrap Up; SKODA and Ice Hockey Federation Extend World Record Partnership

(ATR) Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really wanted you to know about. (ATR) #ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really want you to know about.

SKODA and Ice Hockey Federation Extend World Record Partnership

(ATR) The Czech automaker is the official main sponsor of the IIHF World Championship for the 27th straight year.

Americans make international luge news at the 2018 FIL Congress in Slovakia

Bratislava welcomes world's best for University Sport Climbing Championship

First Para World Team Championships Commence in Bratislava

A milestone achieved in Slovakia, as Bratislava hosts the first ever Para World Team Championships from 17-20 May.

RIOU's MSA Students Go International With On-The-Job Training

Masters students at the RIOU have embarked on a new round of on-the-job training.

IBU Finds Replacement for Russian Host

(ATR) The International Biathlon Union awards the 2017 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships to Osrblie, Slovakia.

FEI Replaces Host of 2018 World Equestrian Games

(ATR) FEI tells ATR that Tryon, North Carolina was the only city capable of hosting the 2018 WEG on short notice.

RIOU Welcomes Students from 15 countries for Fourth Masters Intake

The Russian International Olympic University welcomed its fourth intake of students for its flagship Master of Sport Administration course. 

First Paralympic Medals for Boccia and Wheelchair Fencing -- Photodesk

(ATR) Brazil drops first boccia gold medal match while Ukraine sweeps gold in men’s sabre.

Czech Gymnastics Legend Vera Caslavska Honored in Prague

(ATR) Seven-time Olympic champion became a hero for protesting 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.

First Paralympic Gold Goes to Slovakia

(ATR) Also: First athletics medal event disputed; Brazil wins its first medals; world records already set on day one.

Slovakia Aiming High

(ATR) Slovak president considers possibility of future Olympic bid.

USEF Announces Team for the 2016 Longines FEI World Endurance Championships

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the combinations that will represent the United States at the 2016 Longines FEI World Endurance Championships in Samorin, Slovakia, September 16-17, 2016.

Photodesk -- Best of Sochi, February 19

(ATR) Although temperatures are dropping in Sochi, the last few days of the Winter Olympics feature heated competition.

Slovak Olympic Committee Reveals Hotel Problems

(ATR) Around the Rings has learned that Sochi 2014 has broken accommodation promises to at least one NOC.

IOC announces winner of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Medal Design Competition

Sponsor Spotlight -- World Cup Cleats; Canada, Slovak Sponsors

(ATR) Adidas releases special edition cleats, the Canadian Olympic Committee will sell Olympic Merchandise year round, more Sochi sponsors, and more in this week's Sponsor Spotlight...

Krakow Bidding for 2022

(ATR) Krakow will bid for the 2022 Olympics with Slovakia.

Boxing Boss Visits Cuba; Ukraine Targets Sochi Medals; Slovak Bid Faces Questions

(ATR) C.K. Wu tells ATR to expect a Cuban franchise for World Series of Boxing ... Sergey Bubka cites medal target of 14 for Sochi ... Opposition groups weigh in on 2022 bid ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

Libyan Leader Loses Appeal; Furlongs Deny Allegations; Poland/Slovakia Wins Support

(ATR) President of Libyan Olympic Committee loses appeal ... Family of former VANOC CEO comes to his defense ... PM of Slovakia supports joint bid with Poland ... More inside Olympic Newsdesk ...

IOC Sets Terms for India; Poland, Slovakia Mull Bid; Pentathlon Stadium for Rio?

(ATR) IOC writes Indian Olympic Association ... Presidents of Poland, Slovakia to talk 2022 ... Sochi announces new ambassador ... Pentathlon pushes for single venue in Rio ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

IoD to be Olympic headquarters of Slovak House

Finland Captures Ice Hockey Gold in Slovakia

(ATR) Finland has its first ice hockey world championship in 15 years after scoring six goals in the final 21 minutes against silver medalist Sweden.

Olympic Photodesk -- Coke Turns 125; Table Tennis, Ice Hockey World Champs

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in the Netherlands for table tennis and in Slovakia for men's ice hockey. More inside this photodesk, including Coca-Cola's record-setting birthday celebration and Vladimir Putin's new uniform ...

Hockey Champs Approach Climax in Slovakia; Putin Reps Russia 2016

(ATR) Sweden will face either Russia or Finland in Sunday's final ... PM speaks on behalf of Russia's successful bid for 2016 worlds ...