Jacques Rogge

IOC ‘comforted’ Russia will respect IOC Charter

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says he is “comforted” that Russia has agreed to respect the Olympic Charter’s ban on any kind of discrimination following its adoption of a law […]

08/23/2013

Russia President Vladimir Putin (AP Photo)

Putin supports wrestling’s Olympic inclusion

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated his support for wrestling to remain in the Olympics on Thursday, calling it “one of the fundamental sports.” The Olympic movement, Putin said while standing […]

05/30/2013

Olympics come to glorious end

(AP) — With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots […]

08/12/2012

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