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Argentina Winter Olympic Bid Could Be "New Frontier"

October 08, 2014

The Argentinian NOC could launch a future Winter Olympic bid for Patagonia. (Getty Images) (ATR) One Olympic bid consultant says Argentina’s interest in hosting the Winter Ol...

Rome 2024 Bid Ambitions On Track Despite Oslo Demise

October 03, 2014

Rome, Italy (Getty Images) (ATR) The Italian Olympic Committee says Oslo 2022’s failure will not deter Rome from bidding for the 2024 Games. Oslo’s departure from the race...

Leader of Hamburg Olympic Bid Promises Games in City

September 29, 2014

Hamburg staged a triathlon world championship in 2011. (Getty Images) (ATR) The port city of Hamburg competes with Berlin to win the German nomination to bid for the 2024 Sum...

U.S. Cities Eye Olympic Bids -- Media Watch

September 29, 2014

Opening Ceremony of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid (Getty Images) (ATR) Matthew Turner, reporter for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in New York, explores whether a ...

Tips for US Olympic Bid

September 28, 2014

Patrick Ryan (Getty Images) (ATR) Pat Ryan, who led the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid effort, offers his advice to the U.S. Olympic Committee about the city's ill-fated bid. M...

USOC "Looking Closely" at 2024 Olympic Bid

September 26, 2014

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun (ATR) (ATR) U.S. Olympic and Paralympic leaders meet in Chicago amid buzz about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games as well as a possible U.S. bid for...

Ramsey, Leonsis Announce Board Members for Washington 2024 Olympic Bid

September 20, 2014

Washington, D.C. – As the effort to bring the Summer 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the Capital Region kicks into full gear, Russ Ramsey and Ted Leonsis, Chair and Vice ...

Tensions Between Two Koreas Loom Over Asian Games -- Media Watch

September 19, 2014

North Korea's delegation for the 2014 Asian Games was cheered at the opening ceremony on Friday (Getty Images) New York Times columnist Christopher Clarey previews the 2014 A...

Hamburg 2024 Olympic Bid Increases PR Efforts

September 18, 2014

Hamburg during a recent New Year's celebration (Getty Images) (ATR) Michael Neumann, Hamburg's senator for sport, says the city’s Olympic bid could cost $65 million. Speak...

Sheikh Ahmad Believes Middle East Could Stage Olympics

September 18, 2014

(ATR) ANOC president Sheikh Ahmad says Doha and Dubai can overcome concerns about staging the Olympics in the Middle East for the first time. Doha, Qatar (Getty Images) Th...

Budapest Mayor Dashes Dreams of Hungarian Games

September 15, 2014

The Parliament Building in Budapest (Getty Images) (ATR) It appears highly unlikely Budapest will bid for the 2024 Olympics following the city’s mayor showing little support ...

German NOC Hoping to Avoid Munich Referendum Repeat

September 12, 2014

(ATR) The German Olympic Sports Confederation says public support is key to deciding between Berlin or Hamburg for an Olympic bid. “It will depend on the public mood whethe...