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Conferences

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...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Women and Sport; Velo Test Event

February 21, 2012

Blue skies outside the Olympic Park velodrome. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Los Angeles for the IOC's Fifth World Conference on Women and Sport as well as...

Women and Sport Notebook - Geena Davis; "Gender-Free" NBC; LOCOG "Sisterhood"

February 20, 2012

(ATR) Despite a speaker lineup loaded with IOC members and federation leaders, two larger-than-life personalities stole the show at the IOC’s Fifth World Conference on Women a...

On the Scene - Women and Sport Closes Without Certainty on Saudi Arabia

February 18, 2012

IOC president Jacques Rogge at Saturday's closing press conference. (ATR) (ATR) The Fifth World Conference on Women and Sport closes with “cautious optimism” from IOC preside...

On the Scene - Olympic Movement Confronts "Last Barrier" for Women and Sport

February 17, 2012

(ATR) Anita DeFrantz tells Around the Rings gender inequity among leadership positions is the “last barrier” to her work chairing the IOC Women and Sport Commission. "It's no...