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Around the Rings Podcast -- New IOC President

September 10, 2013

(ATR) Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula is in Buenos Aires at the 125th IOC Session. Today, the IOC elected its ninth president: Thomas Bach of Germany. Ed discusses how the v...

Around the Rings Podcast -- IOC Presidential Race

September 09, 2013

(ATR) Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula is in Buenos Aires to discuss the upcoming IOC Presidential election. Thomas Bach is considered to be the front runner. He is challenge...

Madrid Endures Pain of Loss

September 08, 2013

 (ATR) ‘A la tercera va la vencida’, which roughly translates to third time lucky, was the most used phrase of the last few days in the Spanish capital. Hopeful crowds sho...

Media Watch -- Bidding for 2020

September 05, 2013

Istanbul 2020 chairman Hasan Arat. (Getty Images) 2020 Bid Cities Jim Caple covers the pros and cons of Istanbul, Madrid, and Tokyo on ESPN.com. The IOC will choose a host...

Poll: 91 percent of Spain supports Madrid 2020

September 05, 2013

According to an opinion poll conducted by the firm Mediapost for Madrid 2020’s managing body, more than 91 percent of the Spanish population back the Spanish capital’s bid to ...

Around the Rings Podcast -- On The Scene in Buenos Aires - Day 3

September 05, 2013

(ATR) Around The Rings Editor-in-Chief Ed Hula is on the scene in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 125th IOC Session. Ed discusses the overall atmosphere in Buenos Aires as t...

Monday Memo - IOC Executive Board; UCI and FISA Elections; US Open

September 01, 2013

IOC President Jacques Rogge will step down on September 10 in Buenos Aires. (Getty Images) IOC News The fifth Coordination Commission for the 2016 Rio Olympics began Sunda...

Rio 2016 and International Federations develop plans to create unique and memorable Olympic and Paralympic Games

August 30, 2013

Over the course of the next month Rio 2016 is hosting visits from ten sports International Federations as the Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games moves f...

John Bertrand AM named new President

August 30, 2013

The Board of Swimming Australia today announced the appointment of Mr John Bertrand AM as the new President of Swimming Australia Ltd. The appointment is another positive s...

2ND Pole Vaulter joins AOC Athletes' Commission

August 30, 2013

Pole Vaulter, Alana Boyd, has been appointed to the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission replacing cyclist Stuart O’Grady. Boyd is a dual Olympian having com...

Sochi Not the First Gay Rights Issue

August 30, 2013

Sochi 2014 is not the first Olympic Committee to face gay-rights issues during preparations for an Olympic Games. Before the 1996 Summer Olympics, the same issues fell right i...

Around the Rings Podcast -- On The Scene in Rio

August 30, 2013

(ATR) Around the Rings Editor-In-Chief Ed Hula is in Rio de Janeiro for the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2016 Rio Olympics and the International Judo Federation's World...