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Hungary NOC Votes to Study Possible Budapest Olympic Bid

February 06, 2015

Heroes' Square in Budapest (Getty Images) (ATR) The Hungarian Olympic Committee was virtually unanimous in its support of a study on whether Budapest should bid for the 2024 ...

Three Years To PyeongChang -- Monday Memo

February 09, 2015

PyeongChang 2018 presents at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) PyeongChang 2018 is marking three years to the Winter Olympics on Feb. 9 w...

Alpine World Ski Championships Underway in Colorado -- ATR Podcast

February 06, 2015

Austria's Hannes Reichelt won the men's Super G on Thursday. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Alpine World Ski Championships have returned to the United States for the first time sin...

Qatar Continues to Emerge as Serious Competitor in World Sport -- Exclusive Op Ed

February 06, 2015

Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani (QOC) There is an old adage that ‘a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ and although Qatar’s sporting journey started...

African Sports Leaders Converging for CISA

February 05, 2015

(ATR) IAAF president Lamine Diack is among the sports leaders from across Africa who will share their life experience at the ninth annual edition of CISA, the Africa Interna...

Bach Through the USOC Lens -- Photodesk

February 05, 2015

Thomas Bach tours the USOC headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (USOC) (ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach has ended his week-long tour of the United States. Bach toure...

IOC Chief Meets UN Secretary General, Ends U.S. Tour

February 05, 2015

Bach and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (IOC) (ATR) Thomas Bach has held discussions with Ban Ki-moon about the IOC’s Agenda 2020 reforms. The pair met in New York Wedne...

IOC President Visits USOC Headquarters -- Photodesk

February 04, 2015

US IOC members Anita DeFrantz and Angela Ruggiero present Bach with a souvenir from his USOC visit. (ATR) (ATR) Thomas Bach spoke at a reception at the United States Olympic ...

IOC President: U.S. Olympic Bid on "Right Track" -- On the Scene

February 04, 2015

USOC chair Larry Probst welcomes Thomas Bach to the Colorado Springs headquarters. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach tells the U.S. Olympic Committee that it’s taking the...

New Partners Coming for British Olympic Association -- On the Scene

February 04, 2015

Bill Sweeney (ATR) (ATR) The BOA’s chief executive tells Around the Rings two major sponsors will soon be announced and the organization is in much better financial health. ...

EOC Inspectors Ready for Final Baku 2015 Checkup

February 03, 2015

Azad Rahimov of Azerbaijan and Spyros Capralos of Greece (ATR) (ATR) Spryos Capralos, chief inspector of the first European Games, tells Around the Rings his coordination co...

WBSC appoints Kenyon & Kenyon's Colbert as General Counsel, Cuba's Castro as Global Ambassador

February 03, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The WBSC, baseball and softball's world ruling body, at its executive meeting in the Olympic Capital this past Saturday, appointed Edward Colbert of t...