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Young Aussie fencers to meet the Olympic fencer who made it to the top

April 28, 2015

Australian fencers aspiring to reach the Olympics will soon have a chance to meet a fencer who won an Olympic gold medal and went on to lead the Olympic movement. The Pr...

IOC President Opening Oceania Tour in Australia

April 27, 2015

Bach (left) with AOC president John Coates (Getty Images) (ATR) After a meeting in India, IOC president Thomas Bach visits Australia and other Oceania nations this week. ...

Qatar Olympic Committee to Reconsider Future of SportAccord Convention Sponsorship

April 27, 2015

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has made the decision to review its sponsorship of the SportAccord Convention. This decision comes in light of the comments made by SportAcco...

India PM to Bach: No 2024 Olympic Bid

April 27, 2015

Thomas Bach and Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) (ATR) Despite the rumors, India will not bid for the 2024 Olympics. Around The Rings has learned Indian Prime Minister Narend...

IOC, Feds React to Earthquake in Nepal

April 27, 2015

(ATR) The international sports community is reacting to the devastation in Nepal following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. The death toll in Nepal has topped 3,900 as relief ef...

IOC Launches Consultants Register to Root Out Rogue Operators -- Top Story Replay

April 25, 2015

(ATR) The IOC is forcing consultants seeking work with the 2024 Olympic bids to sign a register showing their commitment to comply with its code of ethics and rules of bidding...

Tokyo 2020 Exploits Huge Appetite for Sponsorship -- Sponsor Spotlight

April 25, 2015

All smiles for the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship drive (Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Olympic organizers tell Around the Rings the success of its sponsorship drive is down to “very strong inter...

Bach To Discuss Sport Development In India -- Monday Memo

April 27, 2015

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are likely to discuss a 2024 Olympic bid Monday. Indian athletes at the opening ceremony of the 2012...

Government officials from Seoul and Gwangju inspect Universiade readiness

April 24, 2015

With the Universiade only two months away, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Gwangju City Government and the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) cam...

IOC President Set to Push Indian Olympic Bid

April 24, 2015

(ATR) An Indian Olympic bid is likely to form part of discussions between Thomas Bach and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday. This will be the first visit ...

IOC Reforms Inspire Stockholm Tilt at 2026 Winter Olympics

April 24, 2015

Stockholm has never hosted a Winter Games (Getty) (ATR) Swedish NOC president Stefan Lindeberg tells Around the Rings the Olympic committee is considering a bid for the 2026 ...

SportAccord Convention Comes To An Unexpectedly Quiet Close -- ATRadio

April 24, 2015

SportAccord president Marius Vizer leads closing news conference (ATR) (ATR) Following a controversial start, the 2015 SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit cl...