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Vancouver Sports Director Not Headed to PyeongChang

March 05, 2015

Priestner Allinger had a key role at Vancouver 2010. (Getty Images) (ATR) The former Salt Lake 2002 and Vancouver 2010 sports director is not punching a ticket to South Korea...

Almaty Sends Revised Winter Olympic Plan to IOC

March 05, 2015

Zhukov and his IOC inspection team in Almaty last month (ATR) (ATR) Almaty 2022 tells Around the Rings it has made eight changes to the Games concept scrutinised by IOC inspe...

Hickey Praises "Work Ethic and Pride" of Baku 2015 Organizers

March 05, 2015

(ATR) European Olympic Committees president Pat Hickey has praised Baku 2015 organisers for their “bold approach” to delivering the first European Games. In a speech at a g...

Baku 2015 Marks 100 Days to First European Games

March 04, 2015

The first European Games are just over three months away. (ATR) (ATR) As Baku 2015 ramps up preparations, the EOC's inspection chief says the “devil is in the detail” and con...

The second edition of the "Smart Cities & Sport Summit" launched by the World Union of Olympic Cities

March 03, 2015

Lausanne, Switzerland – March 3, 2015 – Surfing on the success of the last edition in 2014, the World Union of Olympic Cities is pleased to announce the second edition of the ...

Australia Bans Families from Rio 2016 Village

March 03, 2015

Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm celebrates with her mother after winning a silver medal at London 2012. (Getty Images) (ATR) Families and friends of Australian athletes will...

QATARI SCHOOLCHILDREN CELEBRATE BIGGEST EVER PARALYMPIC DAY

March 03, 2015

- Organized as part of the Schools Olympic Program, the Paralympic Day saw 800 students compete in various disciplines -  Doha, Qatar – 3 March 2015: Schoolchildren across Qa...

Deedee Corradini, 70, Salt Lake City Mayor and Women's Ski Jump Advocate

March 02, 2015

Deedee Corradini at the debut of women ski jumping at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. (ATR) (ATR) Deedee Corradini campaigned for the Salt Lake City Olympics as mayor and then le...

World Olympians Association and Around the Rings Form Official Media Partnership

March 04, 2015

(Monaco – Atlanta) The World Olympians Association and Around the Rings have formed a ground-breaking partnership to help to promote Olympism, Olympians and the programmes o...

DOSB Holds Olympic Bid Discussions with IOC

March 02, 2015

(ATR) Chief executive Michael Vesper says the German NOC’s talks with IOC officials are a “fruitful start” to the country’s ambitions to land the 2024 Games.    On Monday, V...

"Ecological Holocaust" Looms Over Rio 2016 -- Media Watch

March 02, 2015

Protesters have camped in front of the Olympic golf course for the last three months. (ATR) (ATR) During the IOC Executive Board's meeting on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, a sm...

Dutch Propose Smaller European Games for 2019

March 02, 2015

Bolhuis is part of the team working on the bid (ATR) (ATR) ATR understands that the Netherlands is set to propose a maximum of 17 sports in its joint-city bid for the 2019 ...