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Madrid Needs to 'Close Wound' Before Next Olympic Bid

January 26, 2017

This story has been translated from its original Spanish version. Click here to read the original. (ATR) Marisol Casado says past Olympic bidding failures in Madrid, Spain ...

2017 World Surfing Games in Good Hands - Federations Focus

January 25, 2017

(ATR) The French coastal city of Biarritz is receiving high marks from the International Surfing Association (ISA) as it prepares to host the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games. Bi...

ISA Delighted with Preparation and Progress for 2017 World Surfing Games in Biarritz

January 25, 2017

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has expressed its high level of satisfaction as preparations continue to gather pace for the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games. The ISA ...

IOC Pressure Could Lead to Tokyo Golf Course Changes

January 24, 2017

(ATR) Kasumigaseki golf club may revamp its unequal membership policies if the International Olympic Committee throws its weight behind critics calling for change. Women ar...

Op Ed: Olympics in the Trump Era

January 23, 2017

(ATR) Welcome to the Donald Trump era of the Olympics. Unpredictable, quotable, controversial and impulsive, the new U.S. president takes office in the final months of the...

JORDAN LAUNCHES ITS NEW STRATEGY FOR SPORT

January 22, 2017

DEAD SEA: The Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has launched an ambitious and far-reaching four-year strategy that will steer the direction of sport over the next Olympic cycle. ...

UIPM new Executive Board meeting: Samaranch Jr elected 1st Vice-President

January 21, 2017

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: January 21, 2017 - Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr has been elected 1st Vice-President of the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) at the first f...

Force Climbing and IFSC Join Forces

January 19, 2017

IFSC and Force Climbing join forces Force Climbing and the IFSC have just signed a partnership. Only recently launched, the Canadian climbing holds manufacturer is already ...

Alibaba to Create Olympic Cloud

January 19, 2017

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee and Alibaba Group are joining forces in a long-term partnership through 2028. Jack Ma and Thomas Bach (WEF) Alibaba, in becoming ...

World Archery Extends Exclusive Broadcast Partnership -- Federations Focus

January 18, 2017

(ATR) World Archery is extending its exclusive broadcast agreement with major telecommunications company Eurosport.  Athlete's competing at the Sambodromo archery venue in Ri...

Tokyo Olympics Golf Course Under Fire

January 17, 2017

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 says it is reviewing the membership practices of the golf course selected for the Olympic Games. Kasumigaseki Golf Course (ATR) The issue of unequal trea...

Tokyo 2020 Holds First Mascot Selection Meeting

January 17, 2017

(ATR) The process that will determine the mascot of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is now underway. Tokyo 2020 Mascot Selection Commission meeting (Tokyo 2020) The 14-member comm...