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One Month to Pan Ams; European Women and Sport; Hungary Out

September 14, 2011

One Month to Pan Ams Guadalajara says its ready to stage history’s best Pan American Games 30 days out from the opening ceremony. The Pan American Torch Relay kicked off l...

No-Shows for Opening Ceremony; New Police Chief Takes Charge

September 13, 2011

GB Cycling and Swimming No-Shows for 2012 Opening The British Olympic Association tells Around the Rings it’s putting no pressure on athletes to attend the London 2012 open...

All Africa Games Accusation; Russia, New Zealand Cozy Up

September 13, 2011

More All Africa Games Criticism A top official with the Nigerian Olympic Committee is reinforcing his president’s viewpoint on the All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique. ...

Tourism Boost Before London, Sochi Olympics; European Olympic Committees Selection

September 12, 2011

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London Athletics Bid Confirmed; Semis Set at FIBA Americas

September 08, 2011

IAAF Confirms London 2017 Bid Bidding for the 2017 athletics world championships is officially a two-horse race. The Olympic Stadium is, of course, London’s venue of choic...

Innsbruck Passes Final IOC Inspection; Last Surviving London Venue Restored

September 07, 2011

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Russia, Australia Sign Olympic Pact, Win Praise from Sports Minister

September 07, 2011

Zhukov and Coates put pen to paper at Wednesday's signing ceremony. (ATR) (ATR) Leaders of the Australian and Russian NOCs tell Around the Rings their three-year cooperative ...

Bid Experts Team Up; Senator Wants End to USOC-IOC Dispute; All-Africa Games

September 02, 2011

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Bidding for 2020 - Rome Hopes Head Start Pays Off

September 02, 2011

(ATR) Rome has a head start on the 2020 field in more ways than one. CONI is pitching a return to Rome exactly 60 years after its last Summer Games. (Getty Images) The fir...

Innsbruck Chefs; Paralympic Conference; Dubai Eyes YOG, Asian Games

September 01, 2011

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ATR Exclusive - Baku to Bid for 2020 Olympics

September 01, 2011

Baku will propose to stage the Olympics in the traditional July-August window (Getty) (ATR) Azerbaijan's National Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings that Baku is biddin...

Ghana Cleared for London Olympics

August 31, 2011

The flag of Ghana will be present at the London Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC confirms to Around the Rings the Ghanaian Olympic Committee is once again a member of t...