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Doha Confident Over Athletics Bid; Strong Sales for 2012 Paralympics

September 16, 2011

Doha Ready for Athletics Worlds The head of the Doha 2017 athletics world championship bid says his city is ready to stage the event. Khalifa Stadium in Doha. (Getty Ima...

Tuesday Talk -- IOC Sport for All Chair Says "Everybody Must Take Part"

September 19, 2011

Sam Ramsamy of South Africa is an Executive Board member of the IOC and chair of its Sport for All commission. (ATR) (ATR) Sam Ramsamy tells Around the Rings this week's 14th...

Olympic Collectors Fair Builds Toward Future, Says Host

August 10, 2011

(ATR) Hundreds of collectors from 19 countries bought, sold, and traded Olympic memorabilia during a show that helped legitimize their hobby in the eyes of the IOC and gave th...

Olympic Collectors Fair Opens in Chicago

August 05, 2011

Heiberg with 1968 gold medalists Bob Beamon (left) and Dick Fosbury. (ATR) (ATR) In a first for the U.S., the world’s biggest gathering for collectors of Olympic memorabilia ...

London Latest - IBC Construction Completed; Legacy Program Benefits Mozambique

July 14, 2011

BP is proud to support Around the Rings coverage of London 2012 A view inside the cavernous I...

Ticketing for Sochi Olympics to Emulate Controversial London 2012 Ballot System

July 12, 2011

Chernyshenko shows reporters photos of the Olympic Park in Sochi (ATR) (ATR) Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko says Russia's Winter Olympics organizers will sell tick...

IOC President: No Favorite for Succession

July 09, 2011

IOC President Jacques Rogge at his closing press conference. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge says he will not play favorites in the contest to succeed him in two year...

New Members for IOC

July 09, 2011

Jose Perurena is the first president of the International Canoe Federation to become an IOC member. (ATR) (ATR) Three new members join the IOC at the Durban Session which end...

ATR Photodesk -- Scenes from the 123rd IOC Session in Durban

July 08, 2011

An early morning shot of Durban. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Durban for the 123rd IOC Session. Included is an in-depth look at the 2018 Winter Games h...

Top Story Replay -- Istanbul Ready to Bid for 2020, Madrid and Tokyo Next?

July 10, 2011

This story was originally published on July 7, 2011. Istanbul Readies Fifth Bid for the Games “There probably will be a bid from Istanbul,” Turkish Olympic Committee pre...

Lausanne Olympic Museum Prepares to Close

July 08, 2011

The Olympic Museum in Lausanne. (ATR) Big Job Ahead for Olympic Museum The Olympic Museum, perched on a slope overlooking Lake Geneva, will be closed from late January 20...

London Latest -- Coe Busts Myth on Transport Chaos, Defends Ticketing Strategy

July 08, 2011

BP is proud to support Around the Rings coverage of London 2012 LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe ref...