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IOC statement on 2022 Bidding Process

June 30, 2014

Following positive discussions between the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, the Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and the Presid...

Lviv Ends 2022 Olympic Bid, Focusing on 2026 Campaign

June 30, 2014

Downtown Lviv, pictured in January 2012 (Getty Images) (ATR) The ongoing political instability in Ukraine is forcing Lviv to end its 2022 Olympic bid.  A statement releas...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

June 29, 2014

This week's Golden Opportunities: 1. Featured Jobs - Human Race, Melbourne and Olympic Parks, England and Wales Cricket Board, Rugby Football Union 2. Volunteers - Baku 20...

Sochi 2014 Debrief; Pistorius Back in Court -- Monday Memo

June 30, 2014

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are set to take place February 9-25. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC begins its debriefing of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games this week in PyeongChan...

Usain Bolt Pushing for Commonwealth Games Exemption

June 27, 2014

Usain Bolt competes at a 2013 IAAF meet in Belgium. (Getty Images) (ATR) Usain Bolt has made himself available for the Jamaican relay teams at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in ...

Russian Olympic University Awards First Masters in Olympic Studies

June 27, 2014

Three RIOU graduates look on during the ceremony. (RIOU) (ATR) The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) awarded master of sport administration (MSA) qualifications...

AUDIO: John Coates on Tokyo 2020 Progress, Potential Venue Changes

June 27, 2014

Commission chair John Coates in Tokyo (ATR) (ATR) John Coates, IOC vice president and chair of the IOC Coordination Commission, opened the final day of the commission's first...

Sailing, Swimming Receive Increased Funding in Australia

June 27, 2014

Sailing is now the second most federally funded sport in Australia. (Getty Images) (ATR) Sailing Australia received the largest increase of allocation of funds from the Austr...

ATR Podcast -- First Meeting for Tokyo 2020 CoComm

June 27, 2014

The first Coordination Commission visit to Tokyo was deemed a success. (ATR) (ATR) Headed by Australian John Coates, the Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission held its first-eve...

Berlin Government Supports Summer Olympic Bid

June 26, 2014

Max-Schmeling-Halle is one of Berlin's potential Olympic venues. (Getty Images) (ATR) Government officials in Berlin on Tuesday initiated the process of bidding to host the 2...

Asian Beach Games Chefs de Mission Convene in Phuket

June 26, 2014

Delegates bond during a venue tour in Phuket. (OCA) (ATR) Chefs de mission for this year’s Asian Beach Games met for a seminar in Phuket on Wednesday. Phuket provincial go...

UK Sport Doubles Investment in Team GB for PyeongChang

June 26, 2014

(ATR) UK Sport will double its Team GB investment for the next Winter Olympics and Paralympics after a strong showing in Sochi. British Olympians won four medals at this ye...