OLYMPIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OLYMPIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Former world champion called in for new doping hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441561-77/kostner-doping-hearing-champion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441561-77/kostner-doping-hearing-champion.html.csp">Former world champion called in for new doping hearing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:36.749-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner has been called in for another hearing with the Italian Olympic Committee’s anti-doping prosecutor. Kostner did not attend a hearing last week as authorities investigate whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend, Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. Her agent says Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champion, will attend the next hearing on Friday. Kostner is to be asked about reports that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415612014-09-23T16:04:36.749-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:36.749-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441561@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:36 MDT Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416002-68/diallo-guinea-ioc-member.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416002-68/diallo-guinea-ioc-member.html.csp">Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:30:02.495-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lausanne, Switzerland • Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82. Diallo’s death was announced Monday by the International Olympic Committee. The cause was not given. Diallo joined the IOC in 1994 and served on the policy-making executive board from 2002-06. He retired from the IOC in 2012 and became an honorary member. Diallo headed Guinea’s Olympic committee for 15 years and was president of the Association of National Olympic Committe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160022014-09-15T10:30:02.495-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:30:02.495-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416002@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:30:02 MDT Athens Olympics leave crumbling legacy, 10 years later http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292369-77/olympic-athens-olympics-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292369-77/olympic-athens-olympics-games.html.csp">Athens Olympics leave crumbling legacy, 10 years later</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and THEODORA TONGAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.793-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Athens, Greece • In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words “glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor” — and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity. Gallery: The fate of past Olympic venues Once a symbol of pomp, the marble theater is now an emblem of pointless waste in a venture that lef...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923692014-08-13T22:42:23.793-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.793-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292369@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT Editorial: Hoberman Arch still deserves its place in the sun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58260232-82/arch-hoberman-olympic-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58260232-82/arch-hoberman-olympic-com.html.csp">Editorial: Hoberman Arch still deserves its place in the sun</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:33:08.31-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anybody else have the image of the Olympic Hoberman Arch, which was being disassembled for storage the other day at its University of Utah home, being packed away in a crate in a giant warehouse, never to be seen again? You know, like the last scene in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”? It would really be too bad if something like that actually happened. But, right now, nobody has a firm plan for where the arch, which should be treated as a prized heirloom of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260232@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:33:08 MDT Salt Lake City caught off guard by gift of Hoberman Arch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251431-90/arch-com-council-hoberman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251431-90/arch-com-council-hoberman.html.csp">Salt Lake City caught off guard by gift of Hoberman Arch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T11:20:49.911-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City officials awakened Friday morning to a surprise gift — they now have their very own Hoberman Arch. “I saw that in the paper,” said City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa. “We didn’t know anything about it.” Mayor Ralph Becker’s spokesman Art Raymond conceded the news of the Olympic legacy artwork’s change of ownership caught the administration off guard, as well. “We don’t know where it’s going,” he said. “We’re talking to Public Services and the Arts Council.” One thing is sure, the Univer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251431@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:20:49 MDT U. to move Hoberman Arch, transfer ownership to Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58248350-89/arch-com-hoberman-olympic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58248350-89/arch-com-hoberman-olympic.html.csp">U. to move Hoberman Arch, transfer ownership to Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:33:09.013-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Motorists passing Rice-Eccles Stadium on 500 South may have been alarmed to see part of Utah’s Olympic legacy being disassembled Thursday. Their eyes weren’t deceiving them: The Hoberman Arch is being moved, again. But indications are that the 36-feet-high, 72-feet-wide web of bent aluminium will be back on display, eventually. The University of Utah tweeted adieu to the structure Thursday evening: &lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”&gt;&lt;p&gt;Bidding farewell to a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58248350@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:33:09 MDT