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SPORTACCORD CONVENTION HOST RUSSIA WELCOMES SPORTS GROWTH

September 20, 2012

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The next edition of SportAccord Convention in Saint-Petersburg will coincide with a busy year in Russia’s sports calendar as the country continue...

Federations Roundup - FIFA Confirms Confederations Cup Venues

May 31, 2012

FIFA Confirms 2013 Confederations Cup Venues FIFA confirmed the venues and match schedule of the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil. The event is seen as a test event for th...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - SportAccord 2012

June 01, 2012

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene at SportAccord 2012 in Quebec City. Images from the ASOIF Assembly, IOC Executive Board, 2020 shortlist, exhibition hall, dem...

SportAccord Newsdesk - Summer Feds Vote; Sheikh Spotting; Host Hospitality

May 22, 2012

Last-minute touch-ups are all that's left ahead of SportAccord 2012. (ATR) Atop ASOIF Tops on the agenda for Tuesday's general assembly of the Association of Summer Oly...

On the Scene in Quebec - SportAccord Turns 10

May 20, 2012

Host hotel Le Château Frontenac. (ATR) (ATR) SportAccord celebrates its past and looks ahead to the future as its 10th anniversary convention gets underway in Quebec ...

SportAccord Special Edition Magazine Now Online

May 21, 2012

The ATR SportAccord 2012 Special Edition magazine is now available online in an easy to read presentation. Content features include: Interview with Hein Verbruggen ...

World Olympic Collectors' Fair Celebrates Athens Roots

May 19, 2012

Stathis and Nelly Douramakos at the flame-lighting ceremony in Olympia. (ATR) (ATR) After the Olympic flame departs Athens, the spirit will remain at the 18th World Collector...

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...