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ATR Exclusive - Munich 2018 Chief Seeks Quick Resolution to Land Dispute

January 11, 2011

Katarina Witt and Bernhard Schwank in Lausanne (ATR/M.Bisson) (ATR) Munich 2018 chair Katarina Witt tells Around the Rings she believes the land dispute with farmers that han...

Annecy, PyeongChang Submit 2018 Bid Books to IOC

January 10, 2011

French NOC chief Denis Masseglia (third from left) and Annecy mayor Jean-Luc Rigaut (second from right) with French Olympians at the bid book handover (Annecy 2018) (ATR) Ann...

Rogge on Brazil's Medal Needs; Early Praise for London Velodrome

January 10, 2011

Rogge: Brazil Needs Strong Showing In 2012 IOC president Jacques Rogge says a strong performance by Brazilian athletes at London 2012 would help stoke the host country’s sp...

Blatter Blasts IOC; Tower Operator Sought; Annecy, PyeongChang Updates

January 07, 2011

Blatter Blasts IOC FIFA president, and IOC member, Sepp Blatter says FIFA is more immune to criticism than the IOC, saying the IOC has no transparency. Sepp Blatter says ...

Sarkozy Gets Behind New Annecy 2018 Bid Chief

January 07, 2011

Charles Beigbeder is expected to be officially appointed on Monday (ATR) Annecy 2018 bid officials tell Around the Rings that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and sports mini...

Rio 2016 PhotoDesk -- New Olympic Logo, IOC President Visits

January 09, 2011

Up to two million people gathered along Copacabana Beach on New Year’s Eve for Rio 2016's logo launch. (ATR) (ATR) On New Year’s Eve Rio de Janeiro unveiled a new emblem for ...

BMW Launches 2012 Team; Beijing Stadium Renamed; Samsung Boosts Spending

January 07, 2011

BMW Launches 2012 Performance Team LOCOG sponsor BMW unveiled its “Performance Team” for London 2012. Currently consisting of 12 Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes, the tea...

PyeongChang File Approved; Munich Hosts Luge; Annecy Sponsor

January 06, 2011

PyeongChang Bid Document Approved The stakeholders of the PyeongChang bid for the 2018 Olympics approved the bid’s Candidature File on Thursday. The stakeholders after ap...

Bidders Want U.S. TV Rights Through 2020; Sochi Progress

January 06, 2011

IOC Mulls Expanding TV Rights Deal Through 2020 The IOC is considering packaging the U.S. TV rights for four Olympics instead of the usual two. Richard Carrion (left) will...

The Year Ahead -- Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

January 06, 2011

The IOC's Sochi inspection chief Jean-Claude Killy will want to see significant construction progress when his team visits in March (Getty) (ATR) The Sochi Olympics 'big buil...

The Year Ahead -- Bidding for 2020

January 05, 2011

Jacques Rogge was in Rio for the 2016 logo launch and the inauguration of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings w...

The Year Ahead - London 2012 Olympics

January 05, 2011

IOC co-com chairman Denis Oswald brings his inspection team to London in March (Getty) (ATR) Security plans, venue openings and test events are front of mind for organizers o...