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Op Ed - British NOC Expects "Most Competitive Olympic Games in History"

August 29, 2011

BOA chair Colin Moynihan in Beijing. (ATR) (ATR) British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan inaugurates a series of Op Eds from leaders of National Olympic Committee...

"Monty Python" Member Collaborates with Czech Olympic Team

August 31, 2011

John Cleese in Prague to promote the Czech Olympic Team. (ATR) (ATR) British actor John Cleese, one of the six members of the famed “Monty Python Flying Circus” comedy series...

IAAF Vote Fiasco Helps Sergey Bubka

August 24, 2011

Sergey Bubka succeeds with the re-vote for IAAF vice president. (ATR) Sergey Bubka returns to the IAAF Council after a re-vote reversed his initial defeat in the race for vic...

New Partners for Rugby World Cup, Ski Federation, Team Mongolia

August 24, 2011

TAG Heuer will sponsor the Rugby World Cup, which will be in New Zealand from Sept. 9 to Oct. 23. (Getty Images) Rugby World Cup Partners with TAG Heuer The Swiss manufact...

Libyan NOC President Breaks Free; USOC Media Director Retires

August 23, 2011

The ATR Olympic Newsdesk Is Proudly Sponsored By Gangwon Province Mohammad Kadaf...

London Stadium Selection OK'd; New Headquarters for UAE NOC

August 22, 2011

The ATR Olympic Newsdesk Is Proudly Sponsored By Gangwon Province ...

U.S. Passes on 2020 Olympic Bid; 2022 "Not on Radar"

August 22, 2011

(ATR) USOC chief communications officer Patrick Sandusky confirms to Around the Rings there will be no U.S. bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics. USOC headquarters in Colorado Sp...

Exclusive -- Libya NOC President Captured by Rebels

August 22, 2011

Mohammad Moammar Kadaffi. (ANOC) (ATR) The president of the Libyan Olympic Committee – and son of Moammar Kadaffi – is under house arrest as rebels take over rule of the cou...

Olympic Photodesk -- Istanbul Launches 2020 Bid

August 20, 2011

Sunset over Istanbul. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Istanbul as Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched his country's fifth try for the Games....

Top Story Replay -- New Sports Leaders from PyeongChang Olympics

August 20, 2011

This story was originally published on Aug. 17, 2011. (ATR) Later this month the IOC and the team from PyeongChang meet formally for the first time since South Korea won ...

IAAF Ups Ante for Records, Unveils Key Figures; Presidential Canoe Visit

August 19, 2011

The ATR Olympic Newsdesk Is Proudly Sponsored By Gangwon Province ...

ANOCA Increases Investment; Skater Switches Nationalities; Japan Honors World Cup Champs

August 18, 2011

The ATR Olympic Newsdesk Is Proudly Sponsored By Gangwon Province ...