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Bach Defends Rio Legacy Amid Protests -- On the Scene

February 28, 2015

IOC communications director Mark Adams (second from right) dealt deftly with a noisy protester who made it into the hotel lobby. (ATR) (ATR) After a noisy scene by environmen...

Tokyo Olympics Saving Money with Venue Changes

February 27, 2015

IOC vice president John Coates (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 has found an extra billion in the bank. IOC vice president John Coates says savings on the Tokyo 2020 Olymp...

Exec Board Tackles Winter Olympics Consternation -- On the Scene

February 27, 2015

(ATR) (ATR) The IOC creates a special group to speed up preparation for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Apparently concerned about the pace of work for the ...

Two Flames, Water Pollution at 2016 Olympics -- Media Watch

February 27, 2015

Carlos Nuzman (Getty Images) (ATR) The Associated Press says one of the biggest mysteries surrounding the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro is whether there will be one flame, or ...

Rio Olympic Stadium Gets Third Name -- On the Scene

February 27, 2015

Cranes rule the airspace over the 2016 stadium for athletics. (ATR) (ATR) The name of a disgraced ex-FIFA president and former IOC member is nearly erased from the arena once...

Rio 2016 Coordination Commission and Executive Board Meeting -- Photodesk

February 27, 2015

A view of Copacabana Beach (ATR) (ATR) The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are less than 18 months away. Around the Rings was on the scene for the 8th IOC Coordination Commission ...

Not a Day to Waste for Rio 2016 -- ATR Podcast

February 27, 2015

Construction on the International Broadcast Center in Rio last fall (ATR) (ATR) A good grade for the Rio 2016 Olympics comes after years of unsatisfactory reports. The IOC...

La WOA confirma el lugar para el Centro de Reunin de Atletas Olmpicos en Ro 2016

February 27, 2015

Mónaco, 27 de Febrero de 2015 La Asociación Mundial de Atletas Olímpicos [WOA] ha confirmado que el Centro de Reunión de los Atletas Olímpicos de Río 2016 presentado por EY...

La WOA confirme le lieu du Centre de Runion des Olympiens de Rio 2016

February 27, 2015

Monaco, le 27 février 2015 L'Association Mondiale des Olympiens [WOA] a confirmé que le Centre de Réunion des Olympiens de Rio 2016 Rio présenté par EYsera dans l’enceinte ...

IOC Drops Sochi EB, Expands Advert Rules -- On the Scene

February 26, 2015

IOC president Thomas Bach heads the EB. (ATR) (ATR) The IOC Executive Board will not meet at the 2015 edition of Sport Accord in Sochi this April. An EB meeting has been p...

Close Supervision Needed for Rio Broadcast Center

February 26, 2015

View of construction at the Rio IBC during a June venue tour (ATR) (ATR) The head of the Olympic Broadcast Services tells Around the Rings that “daily monitoring” is required...

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