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Rio 2007 Report: Construction Concerns, Credentials Issued, Rio Store Launched

May 27, 2007

Construction in 2005 for the Pan American Village, which is now near completion. (ATR)   New York Times Covers Delayed Pan Am Preps A feature article in t...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

January 13, 2008

(ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Medals Designs Closing: January 30, 2008...

Bidding for the Games -- Rio Logo, S. Korean Winter Bid

June 18, 2008

 Rio de Janeiro Goes with the Rings The release Wednesday of the revised logo for Rio de Janeiro completes the change for all four of the candidate cities ...

Op Ed: No Bid Before Its Time

January 19, 2008

Busan, a port city, is Korea’s second biggest metropolis.  Politicians with Olympic ambitions excel in their ability to put the cart before the horse, if I ...

Experts Doubt Doha Olympic Timing, Prague Opens Up, Chicago Looks for Buzz

January 18, 2008

The 2006 Asian Games were held in Doha in December. October 14 to 30 is proposed for the 2016 Olympics bid. (ATR)  Doubts Over October Schedule for Doha 20...

Youth Olympic Games Bid Profile: Turin

January 08, 2008

Turin’s 2006 legacies, such as the new airport terminal, help its YOG bid scores. (ATR)  Turin’s Youth Olympic Games bid is strong where legacies of 2006 ar...

IOC President Commends Munich Olympics Bid

December 24, 2007

Munich is aiming to become the first city to hold a Summer and Winter Games. (Getty Images)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Munich bid for the 2...

Bidding for the Games: 2016, Reno-Tahoe 2018, Singapore 2010

October 19, 2007

 2016 Bid Cities Go Home The seven cities bidding for the 2016 Games head back home with a weeks' worth of new tips, instruction and inspiration from the...

IOC President: African Bid for 2020 Olympics, Changes Coming for All Africa Games

July 25, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge: “There are six or seven cities in Africa that have the potential to launch a successful bid.” (ATR)  Africa Bid Potential is Gr...

IOC President Says Rio Could Have 2016 Advantage

July 27, 2007

A bid from Rio de Janeiro could be favored by the IOC for 2016 for the first Olympics in South America, says the IOC President. (Getty)   Rio de Janeiro fo...

ATR Exclusive: World Youth Olympic Festival Proposed for 2010

March 17, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge wants to expand the youth festival concept worldwide.(ATR)   (ATR) Sources tell Around the Rings that IOC President Jacque...

Press Release: World Sport Congress to Havana

October 16, 2006

 Cuba to host 11th World Sport for All Congress - Havana, 31 October - 3 November 2006The 11th World Sport for All Congress will be held in Havana, Cu...