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D-Day for Oslo 2022 Olympic Bid

September 30, 2014

(Getty) (ATR) Norway’s prime minister and her Conservative Party could determine the fate of Oslo’s 2022 bid on Wednesday. The Parliamentary Party Group of the leading par...

Leader of Hamburg Olympic Bid Promises Games in City

September 29, 2014

Hamburg staged a triathlon world championship in 2011. (Getty Images) (ATR) The port city of Hamburg competes with Berlin to win the German nomination to bid for the 2024 Sum...

Sapporo 2017 Aims to Grow Asian Winter Games

September 30, 2014

Sapporo 2017 presenting in Incheon for the 2014 Asian Games (ATR) (ATR) The secretary general of the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games tells Around the Rings he would like the...

U.S. Cities Eye Olympic Bids -- Media Watch

September 29, 2014

Opening Ceremony of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid (Getty Images) (ATR) Matthew Turner, reporter for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in New York, explores whether a ...

Investigation Into Nepali Athletes; Japanese Swimmer Expelled

September 29, 2014

Nepal athletes entering the opening ceremony for the 2014 Asian Games (Getty Images) (ATR) A spokesperson for the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee confirmed to Around...

2022 Olympic Winter Games Bid Process: composition of the Evaluation Commission

September 29, 2014

The IOC is pleased to announce that the Commission to evaluate the candidatures for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games - Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China)* - w...

Rio Olympic Inspectors Arrive for Check Up

September 29, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC Coordination Commission for the 2016 Olympics opens three days of meetings Monday in Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first visit of the 15 member gro...

World Union of Olympic Cities Launches New Initiative -- ATR Podcast

September 29, 2014

Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics (Getty Images) (ATR) The World Union of Olympic Cities launches its newest initiative--the "Smart Cities and Sport Summit"in Laus...

Increased Interest Delays 2019 European Games Host Decision

September 29, 2014

Hickey says a decision will be made after Christmas (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings has learned that the European Olympic Committees is delaying a decision on the 2019 European ...

Buenos Aires 2018 vows to bring sport to the inner city

September 28, 2014

Exactly one month after the Closing Ceremony of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, all attention has now turned to Buenos Aires 2018 with the first visit of the IOC Coordin...

Tips for US Olympic Bid

September 28, 2014

Patrick Ryan (Getty Images) (ATR) Pat Ryan, who led the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid effort, offers his advice to the U.S. Olympic Committee about the city's ill-fated bid. M...

USOC "Looking Closely" at 2024 Olympic Bid

September 26, 2014

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun (ATR) (ATR) U.S. Olympic and Paralympic leaders meet in Chicago amid buzz about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games as well as a possible U.S. bid for...