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ATR First: WBSC To Fight for More Olympic Baseball

October 10, 2017

(ATR) The World Baseball Softball Confederation tells Around the Rings the baseball and softball schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is still an "open issue” despite a decisio...

The Appeal Filed by High Jumper Anna Chicherova Dismissed by CAS

October 06, 2017

Lausanne, 6 October 2017 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova against the decision issued by t...

Beijing 2022 Promises 'Green, Inclusive, Open and Clean Games'

September 13, 2017

(ATR) Organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics say their efforts to deliver sustainable Games will not go unnoticed when the world comes to China. Beijing 2022 vice p...

Chinese Weightlifters Lose Doping Appeal

August 28, 2017

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed appeals filed by two Chinese female weightlifters stripped of their gold medals at Beijing 2008 for doping. Cao Lei strippe...

Samsung Executive Receives Five Year Sentence -- Sponsor Spotlight

August 26, 2017

(ATR) The heir apparent to Olympic sponsor Samsung is found guilty of bribery. Jay Lee in court after being sentenced. (Korean Media Pool) A court in Seoul sentenced Samsu...

Air China Will Fly Olympians, Paralympians to Beijing

August 24, 2017

(ATR) Athletes and officials heading to 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will travel to Beijing aboard the jets of Air China. Dancing flight attendants and pilots with ...

Distance Runner Shalane Flanagan Upgraded to Silver Medal in 10,000-meter for Olympic Games Beijing 2008

August 22, 2017

The United States Olympic Committee and USA Track & Field have received official notification from the International Olympic Committee that distance runner Shalane Flanagan ha...

Haidi Zhang: Paralympics Must Expand Across Globe

August 03, 2017

(ATR) Expansion is key to building upon the legacy of outgoing Paralympics president Philip Craven says replacement candidate Haidi Zhang. IPC presidential candidate Haidi...

Beijing 2022 Secures First Partner -- Sponsor Spotlight

July 15, 2017

(ATR) The Bank of China is the first sponsor to lend its support to both a Summer and Winter Olympics in the same city. Beijing 2022 pens deal with Bank of China. (Beijing ...

U.S. Olympic Committee unveils Next Olympic Hopeful finalists

July 13, 2017

Scouting Camp opens today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center where eight athletes will be selected for national team training camps Olympians John Daly, Sarah Hammer, Carl...

Beijing 2022 Gains Familiar Olympic Sponsor

July 13, 2017

(ATR) The Bank of China is the first sponsor to lend its support to both a Summer and Winter Olympics in the same city. Beijing 2022 pens deal with Bank of China. (Beijing ...