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Media Watch -- Munich Bid Rejection

November 19, 2013

German Olympic Committee secretary general Michael Vesper holds a "concept study" for Munich's 2022 Olympic bid. (Getty Images) Munich Referendum  “Munich’s referendum on ...

USOC Team Inspects Potential 2024 Olympic Bids

November 16, 2013

(ATR) A team of experts from the U.S. Olympic Committee completes its first inspection of a group of cities that may lead to a 2024 summer Olympic bid. Sources familiar w...

Bidding For the Games -- Rome 2024; Taekwondo Grand Prix; 2022 Deadline

November 13, 2013

Premier Backs Rome 2024 Enrico Letta (Getty Images) Italian Premier Enrico Letta restated his support for a Rome 2024 bid, while promoting a new country-wide stadium law. ...

Bidding for the Games -- Hamburg Drops 2024 Campaign; Ukrainian Dissent

November 12, 2013

Hamburg Drops 2024 Olympics Ambition Hamburg, Germany (Getty Images) Germany’s hopes of hosting the summer or winter Games appears a long way off after Hamburg followed Mu...

Around the Rings Podcast -- Sports City Index

November 13, 2013

TSE Consulting managing director Lars Haue-Pedersen. (TSE) TSE Consulting managing director Lars Haue Pedersen joins Around the Rings from Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss th...

Mizuno Not Seeking 2020 Role; Boston Mayor "Excited" By Bid

November 04, 2013

Mizuno Not Seeking Major Tokyo 2020 Role Masato Mizuno will not have a major role on the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee. Tokyo 2020 CEO Masato Mizuno tells Around the Ri...

Boston Will Study 2024 Bid, Secures Romney Support

November 01, 2013

Boston is one of the U.S.’ most passionate sports cities. (Getty Images) (ATR) Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick approved a bill that creates a study committee for a Bost...

Lviv Approves 2022; St. Petersburg Talks Summer Olympics; Federations Bids

October 28, 2013

Lviv, wants to be Ukraine’s first Olympic host city. (Getty Images) Lviv Council Approves 2022 The city council of the Ukrainian city of Lviv approved a 2022 Olympic bid...

USOC on Russian Law, New Olympic Bid

October 12, 2013

(ATR) The US Olympic Committee adds sexual orientation to its anti-discrimination policy after reviewing implications for the US team of a Russian law banning promotion of alt...

Tokyo Radiation Remains High; Boston Bid In Limbo; Czech Hockey Jerseys

October 08, 2013

Tokyo Radiation Still High A citizen's group of Tokyo have reported high levels of radiation at potential Tokyo 2020 venues. Contamination in the Yumenoshima area is hig...

McQuaid Off IOC Member List; Winter World Cup Draws Ski Chief Concerns

October 03, 2013

McQuaid Off IOC Members List After his ousting in the UCI presidential election, Pat McQuaid has been removed from the list of members on the IOC’s website. He will rem...

On-the-Scene -- No Discrimination; No Rush for 2024

October 01, 2013

(ATR) U.S. Olympic Committee leadership favors amending the Olympic Charter to specifically prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. They’re also in no hurry to ma...