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IAAF Approves Neutral Status for More Russian Athletes

July 20, 2017

(ATR) The International Association of Athletics Federation tells Around the Rings newly accepted neutral athletes can compete at the London 2017 World Championships. The 2...

U.S. Olympic Committee unveils Next Olympic Hopeful finalists

July 13, 2017

Scouting Camp opens today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center where eight athletes will be selected for national team training camps Olympians John Daly, Sarah Hammer, Carl...

ATR First: Munich Massacre Memorial Opens on Anniversary

July 10, 2017

(ATR) Forty-five years after the deadliest attack on an Olympic Games, a new memorial is set to open in the Munich Olympic Park. A rendering of the memorial in the Munich P...

IOC Wrap: Drug Testing Authority; Rogge Quits Refugees Role

July 09, 2017

IOC medical director Richard Budgett says some form of independent drug testing agency will be operating by the time of the 2018 Winter Games(ATR) (ATR) The IOC Executive Boa...

ATR First: Tokyo 2020 Emphasizes Cyber Security

July 05, 2017

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 security team is used to preparing for uncertainty. A safe metropolis like Tokyo can never be too prepared to face security risks (Tokyo 2020) With t...

Olympic Council of Ireland announce details of new Athletes Commission

June 14, 2017

14 June 2017 Following a nomination procedure the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today announced the composition of a new Athlete Commission for the period 2017-20. T...

MOST DECORATED OLYMPIAN OF ALL TIME, MICHAEL PHELPS, TO BE HONORED WITH THE LEGEND AWARD AT NICKELODEON'S KIDS' CHOICE SPORTS 2017

June 14, 2017

Burbank, Calif.,--June 14, 2017--American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award...

Death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member

June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017 It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member in the Netherlands, at...

Weightlifting on Brink of Olympic Expulsion

June 09, 2017

(ATR) International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says changes to the Olympic program in 2024 may have to be made if the International Weightlifting Federation canno...

Olympians Battle for NBA, NHL Supremacy

June 06, 2017

(ATR) Olympic teammates and rivals reunite on the court and on the ice this week as basketball and hockey stars compete for top domestic championships. Kevin Love and LeB...

Paris 2024 an Olympic Bid for All of Europe

June 06, 2017

(ATR) European Parliament's President is throwing his support behind the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid. Paris 2024 co-chair Bernard Lapasset presents to European P...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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