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NBC Lands Olympic Rights Through 2032 in $7 Billion Deal

May 07, 2014

U.S. gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White tape an appearance for NBC's Sochi coverage. (Getty Images) The IOC will receive more than $1.2 billion for the U.S. rights ...

South African Bid Dependent on Election Results

May 06, 2014

South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010. (Getty Images) Wednesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections will determine South Africa’s mutli-sport event bid future...

Hamburg Questions 2024 Bid; Glasgow Bids for Skating Champs

April 30, 2014

Hamburg to IOC: “We want a new kind of Games.” Hamburg, Germany (Getty Images) Hamburg is questioning the rationale of a 2024 Olympic bid. According to Michael Neumann,...

LA Reveals 2024 Olympics Plan

April 25, 2014

Twice already the host of the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles demonstrates that it is ready to go with a plan to host the Games a third time. A 24-page document detailing t...

USOC Officials Discuss Potential 2024 Bid

April 08, 2014

(ATR) US Olympic officials say they are not factoring current global politics into their deliberations about a possible 2024 Olympic bid. USOC board chairman and IOC membe...

DOSB to Talk Olympic Bid with Berlin, Hamburg

April 04, 2014

(Getty Images) The Presidium of the DOSB, the German Olympic Committee, met this week, issuing a statement that affirmed the DOSB still has a “desire” to host the Games. Muni...

Qatar Quiet on Olympic Bid; Dubai Overhauls Events Strategy

April 01, 2014

The Doha headquarters of the Qatar Olympic Committee (Getty Images) Around the Rings understands that IOC president Thomas Bach did not formally discuss a possible 2024 Olymp...

Mexican Government Studying 2024 Bid; Vladimir Putin Praises Police in Sochi

March 21, 2014

The 1968 Olympics in Mexico City were the only Olympics staged in Mexico. (Getty Images) Mexico Studying 2024 Bid The Mexican government is studying a bid for the 2024 O...

Berlin Considers 2024; Blatter Speech Unlikely in Brazil

March 12, 2014

Berlin Weighing 2024 Bid The cauldron from the 1936 Games overlooks Berlin's Olympic Stadium. (Getty Images) The mayor of Berlin says his city is considering a run at host...

Norwegian Demands for 2022; Smog Won`t Impact Beijing

March 07, 2014

Norway Outlines Demands for Olympics The Stortinget, Norway’s parliament. (Getty Images) The two major parties have informed the Oslo 2022 bid committee of the governmen...

"Monumental Task" for Boston; Cost Estimates for Krakow 2022 - Bidding for the Games

February 26, 2014

Boston (Getty Images) “Monumental Task” for Boston The panel investigating a potential 2024 Olympic bid from Boston found big strengths—and big questions—about the city’s...

USOC Plans Visits to Possible 2024 Bidders

February 19, 2014

USOC executives meet Around the Rings (ATR) Click here to listen to ATR's conversation with USOC executives Larry Probst and Scott Blackmun. (ATR) Top USOC officials plan ...