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Rio 2016 Opens Ticket Lottery

March 31, 2015

(ATR) The first chance for Brazilians to buy tickets to the 2016 Olympics has opened. Brazilian residents can visit the Rio 2016 ticket website and register for the first l...

Toronto 2015 Reveals Executive Salaries

March 30, 2015

(Getty Images) (ATR) One hundred managers and executives of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games organizing committee are on the Province of Ontario’s so-called “sunshine list...

Championships Help Lima Show Off Hosting Chops

April 01, 2015

Lima, Peru (Getty Images) (ATR) Lima, Peru will host five world championships in 2015 to prepare for 2019 Pan American Games. The capital city of Peru will host five world...

Athletics Won't Commit to 2019 European Games

March 30, 2015

Hansjörg Wirz (Getty Images) (ATR) European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz tells Around the Rings athletics will only participate in the 2019 European Games if it adds val...

Dutch Propose Nationwide 2019 European Games

March 27, 2015

Andre Bolhuis (Getty Images) (ATR) Around The Rings understands that the Netherlands is proposing to stage the 2019 European Games across the country. A Dutch NOC spokesma...

Rare Torches, Medals Highlight Upcoming Olympic Auctions

March 27, 2015

(ATR) A gold medal from Chamonix, a silver medal from Sochi and a Vancouver official report highlight upcoming Olympic auctions.    Rare Chamonix medal (Ingrid O'Neil) The ...

IOC Visits Beijing 2022 Mountain Cluster in Zhangjiakou -- On the Scene

March 26, 2015

(ATR) The IOC evaluation commission traveled 245 kilometers northwest of Beijing to see the Zhangjiakou mountain cluster on day three of their inspection visit in China. S...

Hickey Dismisses Fears Over Threat to European Games

March 26, 2015

(ATR) IOC member Pat Hickey tells Around the Rings the 2018 European Sports Championships will have no impact on the European Games brand. Berlin and Glasgow will stage th...

Hamburg Looking Abroad for Olympic Bid Support

March 25, 2015

(ATR) Hamburg is seeking international recognition for its 2024 Olympic bid. "We know that our target group is ultimately the International Olympic Committee with over 100...

Conferences & Conventions -- World Stadium Congress

March 26, 2015

The designer of the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be at the World Stadium Congress. (Getty Images) (ATR) Discount registration prices for the World Stadium Congress are avail...

Rio Marks 500 Days to Summer Olympics

March 24, 2015

(ATR) To celebrate 500 days to go until the 2016 Olympics, Rio 2016 released the competition schedule for the 2016 Games. Olympic fans can now know on which day their favor...

Boston 2024 Will Seek Public Vote

March 24, 2015

(ATR) The fate of Boston 2024 rests with Massachusetts voters. On Mar. 24 Boston 2024 chair John Fish told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce the bid would seek a bindi...