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Romney to London; SportAccord to St. Petersburg; Costas, Seacrest for NBC

April 26, 2012

Romney to London Olympics Former Salt Lake City Olympics CEO Mitt Romney – the presumptive Republican nominee for U.S. President – says he plans to be in London for the ope...

Istanbul 2020 Outreach; Octagon Addition; Peace and Sport First

April 24, 2012

Istanbul 2020 Speaks Out Istanbul 2020 will raise its profile when Uğur Erdener, president of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey, sets out its bid vision at this week...

Federations Roundup - First "Fair" Election for Volleyball; Softball, Baseball Near MOU

March 20, 2012

First “Fair Election” Ahead for FIVB International Volleyball Federation president Jizhong Wei tells Around the Rings the three-way race underway to replace him will end in...

Havelange Hospitalized; IOC on Saudi Women; New Asian Games Sponsor

March 19, 2012

Joao Havelange in 2004. (ATR) Former IOC Member Hospitalized Joao Havelange, former IOC member and FIFA president, has been hospitalized according to a report in the Asso...

Security, Sport Experts Meet in Doha

March 14, 2012

Secretary General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, Hassan Al Thawadi. (ATR) The International Sport Security Conference kicks off with high profile figures from the worl...

Monday Memo - IOC EB Meeting; BOA, CAS Hearing; Sport Security Conference

March 12, 2012

IOC EB Meets Around the Rings will be on the scene in Lausanne this week for the IOC Executive Board’s first meeting of the Olympic year. The IOC EB will meet at Chateau d...

ATR Podcast - Sport Security Expert on Doha Conference, London Olympics

March 09, 2012

Helmut Spahn, executive director of the International Center for Sport Security. (ICSS) (ATR) International Center for Sport Security executive director Helmut Spahn tells Ar...

Rio Golf Course Reaction; Spiridon Louis Cup for Sale; Netherlands 2028?

March 08, 2012

An architect's rendering of the 17th hole. (Hanse Course Design) Rio Course Decision Unanimous, Reveals IGF International Golf Federation executive director Antony Scanlon...

African Sports Convention Ends with Awards, Hall of Fame Inductions

March 05, 2012

Friday night's awards gala in Bamako. (Laurent Bagnis) (ATR) Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso will host the next annual International Convention for Sport in Africa, CISA. The c...

Hijab Approval; SportAccord Firsts; Japanese Rider, 70, Qualifies for 2012 Olympics

March 05, 2012

Warm Welcome for Hijab Approval Asian football leaders are welcoming the International Football Association Board's decision to remove the ban on female footballers wearing...

African Sports Convention Opens in Mali

March 02, 2012

The open of the CISA convention Friday in Bamako. (Laurent Bagnis) (ATR) Olympians, IOC members and sports professionals gather in Bamako, Mali for the sixth annual Internat...

Monday Memo - Six Months to Paralympics; 2018 YOG Bids Due; Africa Sports Convention

February 27, 2012

Beijing's Paralympic torch relay. (IPC) Six Months to Paralympics Wednesday marks six months to go until the opening of the London 2012 Paralympics as well as the deadline...