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2020 Olympic Bid, Anniversary for Japan - On the Scene

July 16, 2011

(ATR) Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary celebration for the Japanese Olympic Committee, a bid to bring the 2020 Summer Games to Tokyo is launched. Japanese O...

Tuesday Talk -- Russian Olympics Chief on 2014 Preparations, Medal Hopes

July 19, 2011

Russia NOC president and deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov at the Durban IOC Session. (ATR) (ATR) Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov tells Around the R...

Olympic Photodesk -- OCA Assembly; Japanese NOC Turns 100 Years Old

July 16, 2011

The week's festivities were timed around the 100th anniversary of the Japanese Olympic Committee. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene as the 30th OCA General Assemb...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Earnings Reports Ahead; Armani for 2012

July 16, 2011

U.S. Sponsors to Release Quarterly Earnings Top U.S. Olympic sponsors are set to announce quarterly earnings throughout July. Coca-Cola will be the first to release i...

Monday Memo -- Madrid 2020; Aquatics World Champs; Volleyball Test Event

July 17, 2011

Alberto Ruiz Gallardon played key roles in Madrid's bids for both 2016 and 2012. (ATR) Next Step for Madrid Bid Spanish Olympic Committee leaders will discuss Wednesday wh...

Tokyo Bid Announcement at JOC Anniversary?

July 15, 2011

IOC President Jacques Rogge at the JOC Symposium. (ATR) Tokyo Set to Declare 2020 Olympic Bid The commemoration for 100 years of the Japanese Olympic Committee comes to a ...

OCA Chief Says New Generation of Olympic Leaders Needed

July 14, 2011

" We have a gap between generations,” says Sheikh Ahmad. (ATR) The newly re-elected president of the Olympic Council of Asia tells Around the Rings a new generation of Olympi...

Rio Golf Course; Women's World Cup; IOC Nominee for Japan?

July 14, 2011

Rio Golf Course Selected Riserva Uno will be the golf course for the 2016 Olympics. Peter Dawson, International Golf Federation president, made the announcement Wedn...

Tokyo Report -- Earthquake Tributes; 2020 Olympic Bid, OCA Meets

July 14, 2011

The IOC President at the Foreign Correspondents Club. (ATR) Rogge: Tokyo 2020 Not Blocked by PyeongChang Victory, Nuclear Disaster IOC President Jacques Rogge says the hos...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Omega Counting Down to YOG; BMW Unveils 2012 Cars

July 14, 2011

Former ski champions Fritz Strobl and Franz Klammer with Innsbruck 2012 mascot Yoggl.(Innsbruck 2012) Clock Ticks Away to Youth Winter Olympics in Innsbruck TOP sponsor ...

Asia "Shoulder to Shoulder" with Japan, Says Olympics Chief

July 13, 2011

OCA President Sheikh Ahmad at the open of the EB meeting in Tokyo. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the Olympic Council of Asia says this week’s OCA meeting in Tokyo shows solidarity ...

Madrid Advances 2020 Olympics Ambitions; Doha Still Considering Bid

July 13, 2011

Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon spearheaded the Madrid 2016 bid (Getty) (ATR) Madrid's mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon today announced the city's plans to bid for the 2020 Olympics after...