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Reedie on U.S. Bid; Rio 2016 Stresses "Plan B"; FIFA Passes "Point of No Return"

November 08, 2012

(ATR) A full six cities will stage the 2013 Confederations Cup, confirm FIFA and Brazil 2014. LOC board member Ronaldo and FIFA marketing director Thierry Weil flank Walter...

Top Story Replay - Obama or Romney Better for New U.S. Olympic Bid?

November 03, 2012

This story was originally published Oct. 30. (ATR) As the U.S. prepares for a possible new Olympic bid, will it make a difference whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins the...

Bidding - Bach Talks 2020, German Olympic Ambitions; Madrid Confident in Campaign

November 01, 2012

(ATR) IOC vice president Thomas Bach tells Around the Rings each of the 2020 Olympic bids has challenges and insists there is no frontrunner at this stage of the contest. IOC...

Obama or Romney Better for New U.S. Olympic Bid?

October 30, 2012

(ATR) As the U.S. prepares for a possible new Olympic bid, will it make a difference whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins the election for U.S. president next week? Barac...

Wearing Games Jacket, Billy Payne Talks Golf, Olympics

October 24, 2012

(ATR) Billy Payne tells Around the Rings the next U.S. bid for an Olympics will be a winner. Billy Payne is Georgia's "most successful Olympian" – according to Governor Natha...