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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...

Op Ed -- 2022 Race an Early Test for Bach

September 19, 2013

(Getty Images) (ATR) The developing race for the 2022 Winter Olympics may provide an early indicator of how new president Thomas Bach could change things at the IOC. Just...

LA Board Supports Olympic Bid; Brazil Wants Women's World Cup

September 18, 2013

LA 2024 Receives Local Support The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in support of a potential bid for the 2024 Olympics Tuesday. LA hosted the Summer Games ...

Weightlifting Possible for Baku 2015; Race for 2020 Wasn't "Fair"

September 12, 2013

Weightlifting Possible for Euro Games Baku 2015 chief operating officer Jim Scherr tells Around the Rings that talks are taking place with weightlifting leaders about j...

Bidding for the Games -- Oslo; Tokyo; Italy; Madrid

September 11, 2013

Hjalmar Andersen of Norway won three golds last time Oslo hosted in 1952. (Getty Images) Oslo Voters Approve 2022 Bid A Reuters report says residents of Oslo have voiced t...

Around the Rings Podcast -- IOC Session Recap; 2022 and 2024

September 11, 2013

(ATR) Around the Rings Reporter Ed Hula III discusses the IOC Session which concluded Tuesday in Buenos Aires. He predicts what will happen next for the IOC under its new pr...

Ng Lobbies for Asian IOC President; Economics of DC 2024

August 29, 2013

Ng (right) would welcome the opportunity to succeed Jacques Rogge. (Getty Images) Ng: Asian President Would Benefit IOC IOC Presidential Candidate Ser Miang Ng said the IO...

Media Watch -- D.C. 2024; USA Hockey; IOC and Sochi Olympics

August 28, 2013

A 2024 Olympic Bid from Washington D.C. The media and public react to Washington D.C.'s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. (Getty Images) Washington D.C. is officially cons...

D.C. Bidding for 2024, Phelps Involvement Possible

August 27, 2013

Washington D.C. has a population of 630,000 people (Getty Images) (ATR) Washington D.C. will explore bidding for the 2024 Olympics. On Tuesday, a group called DC 2024 ann...

Media Watch -- Iconic Photo; IOC Under Pressure; Olympic Pole Dancing

August 13, 2013

This photo is one some are calling "career defining" for the photographer, Oliver Morin. (Getty Images) "The Shot" Photographer Olivier Morin blogs about snapping the "onc...

Italy Targeting 2024; Golf Schedule Change in 2016; Tokyo Update

August 07, 2013

A triathlon race in Rome. (Getty Images) Rome for 2024 If Tokyo gets the 2020 Olympics, Rome will bid for 2024, according to the head of CONI, the Italian Olympic Comm...

CPOW & USA Wrestling Launch Series of Google+ On Air Hangouts

July 11, 2013

The Committee for the Preservation of Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) in conjunction with USA Wrestling and FILA will debut a series of weekly Google+ On Air Hangouts this Thursday, ...