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Paris 2024 Reveals Logo on Historic Monument

February 09, 2016

(ATR) The Paris 2024 bid committee projected its new logo on the Arc de Triomphe on Tuesday. (Paris 2024) Paris 2024 CEO Etienne Thobois told Around the Rings thousands of...

Lillehammer Residents Ready for the Youth Olympic Games

February 09, 2016

(ATR) As visitors arrive in relatively warm, icy conditions for the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, veterans of the 1994 Olympics still shiver recalling how cold it was ...

New Website Launches for Tokyo 2020

February 09, 2016

(ATR) The Tokyo Organizing Committee on Tuesday unveiled its new official website, 1,626 days before the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020's new and impr...

ANOC Keeping Eye on Zika Virus Impact on Rio 2016

February 09, 2016

(ATR) Amid mounting concerns about the Zika virus, the Association of National Olympic Committees tells Around the Rings it is monitoring developments in Brazil "very closely"...

Torch Relay Heads for Lillehammer and Opening Ceremony

February 08, 2016

(ATR) On its homestretch, the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games torch relay stops in Gjøvik, soon to be a hotbed of activity as host of short track speedskating. The Openin...

South Korea Next Battleground for Olympic Autonomy?

February 08, 2016

(ATR) Changes proposed to the bylaws of the South Korea NOC could put its status at risk with the IOC over questions of government interference. Vice Minister of Sport Jo...

IOC Employees Clear Out of Headquarters

February 08, 2016

(ATR) The IOC tells Around the Rings that most its staff has moved out of Vidy headquarters ahead of work to build the $160 million Olympic House. Last of IOC staff departing...

IOC Waves Goodbye to Old Headquarters -- Monday Memo

February 08, 2016

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee is undergoing a change of scenery as demolition begins on the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland on Monday. Model of the ne...

Korean World Cup Downhill Event Draws Rave Reviews

February 06, 2016

(ATR) For an Olympic test event that was in doubt just a few weeks ago, Korean organizers staged a successful World Cup downhill race on the future 2018 Olympic course. The...

Paris 2024 Holds Debate in Saint Denis

February 05, 2016

(ATR) The Paris 2024 bid committee held a town hall style debate on Thursday in Saint Denis. Paris 2024 leaders Bernard Lapasset and Etienne Thobois (Getty) Although polls...

PyeongChang 2018 Test Event Defies Doubters

February 05, 2016

(ATR) PyeongChang 2018 organizing committee president Yang-ho Cho said that the vote of confidence from IOC president Thomas Bach regarding his team pulling off this weekend’s...

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