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Final Hours for Asian Games Preps

November 27, 2006

The Main Media Center for the Asian Games has been open for a week. (ATR) With football matches Wednesday, opening ceremony Friday and a torch relay closing in on Doha, organi...

Jaca 2007 Hosts European Chefs de Mission

November 20, 2006

Chefs de mission for the winter EYOF pose during their venue tour in Jaca this weekend. (ATR) Jaca has been ruled out for the 2014 Olympics, but the mountain village in northe...

Asian Games Preview: Traffic, Tickets

November 18, 2006

Doha already experiences traffic jams without the Asian Games crowds. (ATR) Traffic Worries in DohaPreparations for the Asian Games have led to improvements to Qatar's transpo...

Two Weeks to Asian Games in Doha

November 17, 2006

Khalifa Stadium with the caldron for the flame of the Asian Games. (M.Bisson/ATR) (ATR) Qatar sports leaders tell Around the Rings the upcoming Asian Games will leave a lastin...

Press Release: Asian Games

November 15, 2006

 PRESS RELEASEThe entire sports fraternity not only Asia but the world over is looking forward to the spectacular opening of 15th Asian Games in Doha,...

Doha Torch Relay Visits Bangkok

November 06, 2006

Thai Princess Sirivannavari Nariratan (DAGOC). The torch relay for the Asian Games in Doha made its way to Mashad, Iran, on Monday after traveling through Bangkok this past we...

Press Release: Rio 2007 Signs Broadcast Contract

October 27, 2006

 CO-RIO SIGNS HOSTBROADCAST CONTRACT TO GENERATE RADIO AND TV SIGNAL FOR RIO 2007On Wednesday, October 25, the Organizing Committee of the Pan America...

Doha Games Torch Visits Great Wall

October 23, 2006

Wang Qishin, mayor of Beijing, receives the Doha Games Torch. Beijing was the site for the 1990 Asian Games. (DAGOC) (ATR)The Great Wall of China was the setting for the Beiji...

Asian Games Close on an Arabian Night

December 15, 2006

Athletes in the closing ceremony. (ATR) An Arabian Nights farewell for the 15th Asian Games in Doha: a two hour ceremony at Khalifa Stadium marked the end of the world's secon...

Tromso Makes Plans for 2018 Olympics Bid

March 25, 2008

(ATR) It's already known as the "Gateway to the Arctic," and the "Paris of the North". Let’s not forget it’s also the site of the northernmost Burger King, symphony orchestra ...

Bidding for the Games: Mystery IOC Members for PyeongChang, Singapore Visa YOG Endorsement Out of Line, Tokyo Marathon

February 19, 2008

Winter Sports Season for Korea, Mystery IOC Member Visits to Winter Olympic Hopeful Just who are the IOC members supposedly in Gangwon Province this week in South Korea? One s...

World Briefs: Stadium Collapse, Cambodia Volleyball, Pan Arab Games

November 28, 2007

Stadium Collapse Highlights Brazil Stadium Problems Seven people died in a collapse at Fonte Nova stadium in the northeast Brazil city of Salvador on Nov. 25. Dozens more wer...