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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...

Media Watch -- D.C. 2024; USA Hockey; IOC and Sochi Olympics

August 28, 2013

A 2024 Olympic Bid from Washington D.C. The media and public react to Washington D.C.'s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. (Getty Images) Washington D.C. is officially cons...

D.C. Bidding for 2024, Phelps Involvement Possible

August 27, 2013

Washington D.C. has a population of 630,000 people (Getty Images) (ATR) Washington D.C. will explore bidding for the 2024 Olympics. On Tuesday, a group called DC 2024 ann...

Monday Memo - US Open; World Rowing Championships; IJF Championships

August 26, 2013

Andy Murray and Serena Williams are defending champions at the US Open this week. (Getty Images) US Open Elite tennis players will gather in New York this week for the US ...

Tokyo 2020 Dismisses Nuclear Leak Concerns; PM Confirms for IOC

August 23, 2013

Naoki Inose is still confident in Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics. (Getty Images) Tokyo governor Naoki Inose said Friday that a leak of radioactive water from the Fu...

Coates Warns Australian Swimmers of Future Misconduct

August 23, 2013

AOC president John Coates (Getty Images) (ATR) The Australian Olympic Committee warns six swimmers that they risk expulsion from the 2016 Olympics team if there is any repeat...

Media Watch -- Olympic Sponsors Under Pressure; Reforms for Rio's Slums

August 22, 2013

Critics wonder whether Sochi Olympic sponsors can impact Russia's anti-gay legislation. (Getty Images) Russia's Gay Propaganda Ban Overall, athletes and political leaders ...

Media Watch -- Russian Media Storm; FIFA World Cup; Glasgow 2014

August 20, 2013

Swedish high jumper Emma Green Tregaro sports a rainbow manicure during competition in Moscow. (Getty Images) Russia and Olympic Committees Under Pressure Paul Newberry ca...

Rio, UNEP Launch Sustainability Program; Mayor Voices APO Concerns

August 19, 2013

Brazil has some of the world's most important ecosystems. (Getty Images) Rio 2016 Sustainability Program Launched The United Nations Environmental Program announced on M...

Rio 2016 embraces sustainability and launches management plan, signing an agreement with the UN

August 19, 2013

The United Nations Environment Programme will mediate dialogue with civil society on the plan, which is supported by the pillars: Planet, People and Prosperity On Monday, t...

McQuaid, Cookson Continue to Fight; Olympic Corruption Investigation

August 16, 2013

Pat McQuaid and Brian Cookson (Getty Images) UCI War of Words Latest The rivals for the presidential election of UCI, cycling’s governing body, again exchanged dueling ...

Barack Obama Rejects Sochi Olympic Boycott

August 09, 2013

A screenshot of Barack Obama's press conference from a live NPR blog. (ATR) U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. will not boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. ...