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Blog of the Rings Archive: July 2008


  • Doping scandal No. 1

    Seven Russian athletes suspended on doping-related charges Published July 31 2008

  • The Visa Is Secured

    The ROH has officially been approved to travel to China Published July 30 2008

  • P. Hamm out of Olympics

    Paul Hamm, the reigning gold medalist in all-around men's gymnastics, dropped out of the Olympics today because of a hand injury Published July 28 2008

  • Lothrop an alternate

    Gaithersburg gymnast Corrie Lothrop named as alternate to U.S. Olympic team Published July 20 2008

  • O'Connor comes up short

    Local rider Karen O'Connor not named to Olympic team in Eventing Published July 14 2008

  • Another local Beijing bound

    Alexandria native Kara Lawson will be on the U.S. women's basketball team Published July 10 2008

  • Another local Beijing bound

    Alexandria native Kara Lawson will be on the U.S. women's basketball team Published July 10 2008

  • Mystery Solved

    The great Olympic media credential mystery has been solved. Published July 9 2008

  • Case of misidentification ... twice

    With the flight to Beijing leaving in 25 days (Saturday, Aug. 2), it's time to start the official Washington Times' Olympics blog. Published July 9 2008