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News International Dropped from Olympic Program; Chef de Mission Meeting; Nationality Switch

July 21, 2011

News International Gets Olympic Boot Rupert Murdoch’s News International will no longer have exclusive access to potential British Olympians after a phone hacking scandal ...

Bidding for 2020 -- Turkish Government Pushes Bid; Rome Files First Papers; Madrid Next

July 21, 2011

Turkish President Prepares to Launch 2020 Olympic Bid Turkey's president seems set to announce that Istanbul will bid for the 2020 Olympics. But Around the Rings underst...

Turkey Gears up for Trabzon Olympic Festival

July 22, 2011

Trabzon is located on the Black Sea. (Trabzon 2011) (ATR) A successful European Youth Olympic Festival in Trabzon, Turkey is the perfect platform for a 2020 Olympic bid fro...

Rogge--Expect New Japanese IOC Member in London

July 19, 2011

IOC President Rogge with retiring IOC member Chick Igaya. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings that a new IOC member for Japan is likely to be elect...

2020 Olympic Bid, Anniversary for Japan - On the Scene

July 16, 2011

(ATR) Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary celebration for the Japanese Olympic Committee, a bid to bring the 2020 Summer Games to Tokyo is launched. Japanese O...

Tuesday Talk -- Russian Olympics Chief on 2014 Preparations, Medal Hopes

July 19, 2011

Russia NOC president and deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov at the Durban IOC Session. (ATR) (ATR) Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov tells Around the R...

Olympic Photodesk -- OCA Assembly; Japanese NOC Turns 100 Years Old

July 16, 2011

The week's festivities were timed around the 100th anniversary of the Japanese Olympic Committee. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene as the 30th OCA General Assemb...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Earnings Reports Ahead; Armani for 2012

July 16, 2011

U.S. Sponsors to Release Quarterly Earnings Top U.S. Olympic sponsors are set to announce quarterly earnings throughout July. Coca-Cola will be the first to release i...

Monday Memo -- Madrid 2020; Aquatics World Champs; Volleyball Test Event

July 17, 2011

Alberto Ruiz Gallardon played key roles in Madrid's bids for both 2016 and 2012. (ATR) Next Step for Madrid Bid Spanish Olympic Committee leaders will discuss Wednesday wh...

Tokyo Bid Announcement at JOC Anniversary?

July 15, 2011

IOC President Jacques Rogge at the JOC Symposium. (ATR) Tokyo Set to Declare 2020 Olympic Bid The commemoration for 100 years of the Japanese Olympic Committee comes to a ...

OCA Chief Says New Generation of Olympic Leaders Needed

July 14, 2011

" We have a gap between generations,” says Sheikh Ahmad. (ATR) The newly re-elected president of the Olympic Council of Asia tells Around the Rings a new generation of Olympi...

Rio Golf Course; Women's World Cup; IOC Nominee for Japan?

July 14, 2011

Rio Golf Course Selected Riserva Uno will be the golf course for the 2016 Olympics. Peter Dawson, International Golf Federation president, made the announcement Wedn...