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All Things Asia -- Beach Games Update; Short-Course Swimming Champs; Qatar 2022

December 15, 2010

Asian Beach Games Wind Down Thailand sits comfortably atop the medal tally in Muscat heading into the final day of competition at the Asian Beach Games. Prince Albert II s...

Sochi Sponsors Impressed; IOC Satisfied No Impact from World Cup Preparations

December 14, 2010

The Sochi 2014 Partners. (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Days after the IOC gave the thumbs-up to Russia's Winter Olympic organizers, Sochi's worldwide and domestic partners gathered in ...

On the Scene in Oman -- Asian Beach Games "Perfect", Says Director General

December 13, 2010

(ATR) The director general of the Asian Beach Games organizing committee tells Around the Rings everything is “perfect” as the Games enter the homestretch in Muscat. Habib Ma...

Bidding for the Games - Annecy 2018 Looks for New Leader

December 12, 2010

Edgar Grospiron resigned Sunday as Annecy 2018 CEO. (ATR) (ATR) The Annecy bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics suffers a new blow: resignation of its CEO. Edgar Grospiron su...

ATR Exclusive -- 2020 Too Soon to Bid, Says Indian IOC Member

December 10, 2010

(ATR) India’s IOC member tells Around the Rings 2020 is too soon for his country to make an Olympic bid. Raja Randhir Singh was in Muscat as an IOC member from India as well ...

Q&A with Peter Bayer -- Innsbruck YOG CEO

December 10, 2010

Peter Bayer, Innsbruck 2012 CEO. (ATR) (ATR) The Innsbruck Youth Olympic Games organizing committee is now moving into operational mode, the Games president tells Around the...

On the Scene -- Rogge Wants Mid East Bid

December 09, 2010

IOC president Jacques Rogge presents Oman's first medal of the Games to tent pegger Ali Saleh Al Balushi. (Getty Images) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge wants another Olymp...

On the Scene -- OCA Chief Says Oman Ready For More Than Beach Games

December 08, 2010

(ATR) Olympic Council of Asia president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah says Oman is ready for the international stage as the 2nd Asian Beach Games open in Muscat. OCA preside...

London Olympic Leaders Face Transport Questions

December 08, 2010

London 2012 chiefs paid a visit to City Hall, answering questions about Games progress. (ATR) (ATR) London Olympics organizers admit the influx of Games visitors will create...

Rogge Praises South Africa Sports Organization

December 06, 2010

Jacques Rogge said there is a "special bond that exists between the IOC and South African sport". (Getty Images) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge says South Africa is now a...

Annecy Disunity Threatens 2018 Hopes

December 06, 2010

French IOC member Guy Drut. (ATR) (ATR) Annecy 2018 CEO Edgar Grospiron is attempting to avert a potentially fatal blow to the French Winter Olympic bid. Speaking to L’E...

Next Sponsor for Rio; IOC Inspects Innsbruck

December 03, 2010

Rio 2016 Seeks Telecoms Deal, Meets Biz Leaders The telecommunications category will be the next sponsorship for Rio 2016, says director general Leonardo Gryner. Rio 2016 ...