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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...

Berlin Mayor Seeking National Support for Olympic Bid

June 17, 2014

German fans gather in Berlin on Monday to watch the FIFA World Cup. (Getty Images) (ATR) The mayor of Berlin says his city needs the backing of the national Olympic committee...

ANOC Revamps Online Presence

June 17, 2014

A screenshot of the ANOC website (ANOC) (ATR) The Associated National Olympic Committees launched its new website, Facebook page, and Twitter account Tuesday. The three pl...

ANOC Launches new Digital Platforms

June 17, 2014

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) today launched its brand new website and Facebook and Twitter accounts, with this latest step forward in its modernisatio...

Turkish NOC Adds Sponsor Through Rio

June 16, 2014

Koç Holding sponsored Istanbul 2020's bid for the Olympics (Getty Images) (ATR) Koç Holding will sponsor the Turkish Olympic Team during its Rio endeavor and beyond. The T...

Indian Olympic Association Contemplating 2019 Asian Games Bid

June 16, 2014

Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman celebrates during the 2010 Asian Games. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is rapidly trying to organize a 2019 A...

Media Watch -- U.S. 2024 Olympic Bid Race Narrows

June 16, 2014

The USOC, along with its CEO Scott Blackmun, have narrowed the list of potential 2024 bidders. (Getty Images) Boston gets to "dream its Olympic dreams for a while longer," sa...

USOC Confirms Shortlist, Will Decide Bid Fate in 2015

June 13, 2014

Scott Blackmun says the IOC extraordinary session in December will dictate if the U.S. bids (Getty Images) (ATR) The United States Olympic Committee announced it will wait un...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Bridgestone Becomes TOP Sponsor; BP, Tissot Sponsor Baku

June 14, 2014

This is Tsunekazu Takeda's first major signing as IOC Marketing Commission chair. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC announced Bridgestone as the newest company to join its TOP Spo...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

June 15, 2014

This week's Golden Opportunities: 1. Featured Jobs - One FC, V8 Supercars Australia, Hull Football Club, Harlequins RFC, MP & Silva  2. Volunteers - 3. Proposals -  4. P...

"Gender parity at the Paralympic Games is our goal" says Sir Philip Craven

June 13, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is targeting gender parity at future Paralympic Games in terms of participation and the number of medal events for each sex, accor...

Photodesk -- CONI Centennial Celebration

June 13, 2014

One of the many statues found in Rome (ATR) Members of the IOC, delegates from sports federations and NOCs, and Around the Rings gathered in Rome this past week to celebrate ...