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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 ...

Minos Kyriakou, 75: Greek Tycoon, Sports Chief-Updated

July 04, 2017

(ATR) Minos Kyriakou ascended to the heights of sport leadership in Greece after building successful shipping and media enterprises. Minos Kyriakou at the flame lighting in...

Olympic Council of Ireland announce details of new Athletes Commission

June 14, 2017

14 June 2017 Following a nomination procedure the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today announced the composition of a new Athlete Commission for the period 2017-20. T...


June 14, 2017

Burbank, Calif.,--June 14, 2017--American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award...

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