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British Paralympic Association chooses Belo Horizonte as ParalympicsGB training base ahead of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

June 24, 2014

The British Paralympic Association has today signed an agreement with the City of Belo Horizonte and the State Government of Minas Gerais that will see ParalympicsGB train and...

Turkish Olympic Committee Debuts New Olympic Day Project

June 23, 2014

Turkey; 23 June 2014 Olympic Day celebrations came to a close today following a new project organised by the Turkish Olympic Committee and its new partner, Koç Holding. The...

Almaty Supports 2022 Olympic Bid With Bike Ride

June 23, 2014

The city of Almaty held a bike ride to promote its Winter Olympic bid. (Almaty 2022) (ATR) Almaty held a city-wide bike ride on Saturday to support the city’s 2022 Winter Oly...

Australia Keeps Commonwealth Games Expectations In Check

June 23, 2014

The Australian women's field hockey team poses on the podium after winning gold at Delhi 2010. (Getty Images) (ATR) Australia's chef de mission says not to expect the country...

TOKYO 2020 Celebrates Olympic Day by Partnering with Japanese Youth

June 23, 2014

Tokyo 2020 Press Release TOKYO 2020 today celebrated Olympic Day by completing a partnership arrangement with 552 universities from every prefecture in Japan to promote and...

Media Watch -- Boston Olympic Skeptics; World Cup Woes

June 24, 2014

Fenway Park in Boston (Getty Images) Boston Globe writers Chris Dempsey and Conor Yunits say "boosters" for Boston's potential 2024 Olympic bid are "asking the wrong question...

Sponsor Spotlight -- IOC Awards Japanese Broadcast Rights; Turkish NOC Sponsor

June 23, 2014

The Japan Consortium acquired broadcast rights for Games including the 2018 Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC has awarded the Japan Consortium the broadcast rights in Ja...

Washington 2024 Bid Offering Compact, Global Games

June 23, 2014

(ATR) Washington, D.C.’s effort to bring the Olympics back to the United States stresses the city’s compactness and global feel as its unique advantages. Washington, D.C. w...

Olympic Day 2014 -- USOC Hosts 1,000+ Events, Special Stamps in North Korea

June 23, 2014

Olympic Day 2013 celebrations in the United States (USOC) Events are scheduled in 150 countries today to celebrate the birth of the modern Olympics.  Today's Olympic Day c...

ATR Podcast -- Fan Approval for Brazil 2014; Maracana Security Lapse

June 20, 2014

Chile fans at the Maracana Stadium (Getty Images) (ATR) Chile have knocked defending champions Spain out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Prior to the match on Wednesday, ticke...

NOCs News -- Spain Readies for General Assembly; Bach in Greece

June 20, 2014

(ATR) The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) will meet on Wednesday for its annual General Assembly. At the meeting, the COE will analyze its activities from 2013 and approve...

CONI Chief Outlines 2024 Olympic Dream for Rome

June 20, 2014

Giovanni Malago, president of CONI, with Olympic legends Alberto Tomba, Sarah Simeoniat centennial celebrations for the Italian NOC. (ATR) Giovanni Malago tells Around the Ri...