Today: Last Update:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ANOC / NOCs News

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...

Monday Memo -- Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission; Sochi 2014 Debrief

June 23, 2014

The first full IOC Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Games meets this week. (Getty Images) Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission  The first full IOC Coordination Commis...

IOC Awards Japanese Broadcast Rights Through 2024

June 19, 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...

New Day Job for Greek NOC President

June 19, 2014

The Greek flag flies at the London 2012 Closing Ceremony. (Getty Images) (ATR) Spyros Capralos, president of the HOC, Greece’s Olympic Committee, will now have more time to f...

Boston Olympic Bid Aims to Spur Local Growth

June 19, 2014

John Fish (Suffolk Construction) (ATR) The leader of Boston’s efforts to host the 2024 Summer Olympics tells Around the Rings the bid is focused on helping and inspiring the ...

Olympian Felipe VI Crowned King of Spain

June 19, 2014

Spain's King Felipe and family on Thursday. (Getty Images) (ATR) Olympic sailor Felipe VI is the new King of Spain. A coronation ceremony was held for Felipe, 46, on Thursday...

Almaty Seeking Momentum in Race for 2022 Olympics

June 19, 2014

Vladimir Smirnov at the FIS Congress in Barcelona (ATR) (ATR) Kazakhstan’s most decorated Winter Olympian says he is hopeful about Almaty’s chances to host the Winter Games, ...

Rory McIlroy To Represent Ireland at Rio 2016

June 18, 2014

Rory McIlroy speaks to the press on Wednesday. (Getty Images) (ATR) Rory McIlory will represent Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The professional golfer made the ann...

Pakistan Working to Avoid IOC Ban

June 18, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Pakistan’s political and Olympic leaders are heading to IOC headquarters in Lausanne, hoping to prevent a suspension of the Pakistan Olympic Association....

Youth of Oslo Favor Winter Olympics Bid

June 17, 2014

Oslo, Norway (Getty Images) (ATR) Young people will be a key part of bringing the 2022 Olympic Winter Games to Oslo, according to bid officials. Bid chief Eli Grimsby says...

Original Olympic Flag Turns 100

June 17, 2014

The original flag was first flown in an Olympic stadium during the 1920 Antwerp Olympics. (IOC) (ATR) The original Olympic flag - one of the most recognizable symbols of the ...

Olympic Torch May Pass Fukushima Plant; Tokyo 2020 Educating Students

June 17, 2014

Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (Getty Images) Fukushima authorities want 2020 Olympic torchbearers to use a national highway close to its crippled nuclear plant, desp...