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Four weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee released the uniform guidelines and logo for the “OAR” team — that’s “Olympic Athletes from Russia.” At the time, we were told that the uniforms would be forthcoming in due time.
That time turned out to be yesterday, when the . . . → Read More: Grey Day: OAR Uniform Renderings Released
As you’re probably aware, Russia was banned from the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics due to a doping scandal, but individual Russian athletes may be permitted to compete as independent “Olympic Athletes from Russia,” or OARs, if they can demonstrate that they’re clean. Yesterday we got the first indication of what those athletes will be . . . → Read More: IOC Rows the Boat With New OAR Logo and Guidelines
By John Ekdahl
In May, Virginia Tech Athletic director Whit Babcock had hinted that “Battle at Bristol” uniforms might be on the way.
AB: Is there a special Battle at Bristol jersey? Is that what you’re referring to? WB: We’re hoping to wear something that maybe people haven’t seen but it’s not crazy. How . . . → Read More: Virginia Tech Unveils “Battle at Bristol” Uniforms
[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]
By Phil Hecken, with Michael Schonhoff
OK — we’re down to . . . → Read More: 2016 Rio Olympics: Water Polo & Griffins Design Contest Part II