Olympic Notes: Int'l Hockey, Olympic Officials Expect NHL Participation At Sochi Games
NHL representatives and int'l hockey and Olympic officials met in Stockholm "in a new round of talks aimed at securing an agreement for the league's participation in the Sochi Games." While no final deal was reached, "all sides indicated they expect the NHL will send players to the Olympics for a fifth straight time" (AP, 5/10). ... National Olympic Committee of Cambodia General Secretary Vath Chamroeun said that Cambodian PM Hun Sen "is set to preside over the official opening ceremony" of the new NOCC headquarters on June 13 (PHNOM PENH POST, 5/10). ... IOC member Nat Indarapana said Satuday that Muay Thai "will not become an Olympic sport in the near future due to the lack of concrete plans and continuous development" (BANGKOK POST, 5/12).