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Rio de Janeiro 2016

Green Party presidential candidate guarantees commitments with Rio 2016

July 15, 2010

The Green Party presidential candidate, Senator Marina Silva, visited the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee this Tuesday, July 13, when she met with President Carlos Arthur Nuzman...

Rio Report: High Speed Rail, Presidential Candidates, Help Wanted

July 14, 2010

Bidding Begins for High Speed Rail President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says a new high speed rail between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo should be ready in time for the Olymp...

Olympic Newsdesk -- IOC at UN; IOC Member for Hungarian President

June 30, 2010

IOC At the UN The IOC is at the United Nations this week, discussing the role of sport to promote gender equity. IOC Women and Sport Commission chair Anita DeFrantz is...

Olympic Newsdesk - SportAccord in Canada; Rio begins Metro Extension

June 28, 2010

Canada Hosts 2012 SportAccord The 10th SportAccord Convention will be staged in the Canadian city of Quebec in 2012. Organisers of the annual international sports conv...

Lausanne Update -- IOC Studies 2018 Olympic Bids; Anniversary Ahead for TOP

June 21, 2010

IOC headquarters in Lausanne. (ATR) Candidate City Decision Tuesday The IOC Executive Board opens two days of meetings in Lausanne reviewing a report on the three cities...

From London to Rio -- IOC Already Working on 2012 Debriefing

June 15, 2010

Gilbert Felli with Dmitry Chernyshenko in Sochi. (ATR) (ATR) With the debrief from Vancouver to Sochi now complete, plans are already being made for London to meet with Rio ...

IOC Reacts to CAS Loss; Rio Supports Brazilian WC Team; NBC Olympics Changes

June 15, 2010

Vadim Devyatovskiy and Ivan Tsikhan won silver and bronze while competing for Belarus at the 2008 Olympics in the hammer throw. (Getty Images) IOC Considers Action Against C...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Vuvuzelas Will Remain at World Cup; Rare Loss for IOC at CAS; Rio Office Opens in Lausanne

June 14, 2010

Blatter Won’t Ban Vuvuzelas FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the distinctive vuvuzelas can continue to blare at World Cup matches. The plastic horns are a fixture at S...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Nicklaus on Olympic Golf Course; Vancouver Debrief

June 09, 2010

Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam say they want to design the golf course for the 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images) Nicklaus, Sorenstam Interested in Olympics Golf Course ...

On the Scene -- Vancouver Olympic Debrief Opens with Somber Notes and Praise

June 07, 2010

About 400 people – more than half from Sochi -- packed a hotel ballroom for the opening session of the debrief. (ATR) (ATR) The debrief of the Vancouver Olympics is in full s...

Sponsor Spotlight- Rio de Janeiro Business Conference, London 2012 Torch Relay Sponsors

May 29, 2010

Businesses Hear About Olympic, World Cup Opportunities Around 200 CEOs and chief marketing officers from Brazil took part in a two-day conference this week at the Copaca...

Golf, Rugby Meet with IOC

May 28, 2010

The golf and rugby federations met with IOC staff for two days at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. (Getty Images) (ATR) As the new Olympic sports of rugby and golf search f...