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Tokyo 2020

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...

Tokyo 2020 Picks Mascot Selection Team

January 13, 2017

(ATR) A group of 14 artists, athletes and executives are tasked with developing the selection process for the Tokyo 2020 mascot. A 21-member emblem selection committee chos...

Delayed PSA Women's World Championships Rescheduled -- Federations Focus

January 11, 2017

(ATR) The Professional Squash Association Women’s World Squash Championships will take place this April in Egypt. Athletes competing in the 2016 PSA Dubai World Series Finals...

Deadline for Trimming Tokyo Olympic Costs

January 10, 2017

(ATR) Games organizers tell Around the Rings they are committed to driving down costs further across the Olympic project by the end of March. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A...

Aggreko Secures PyeongChang Power Tender -- Sponsor Spotlight

January 07, 2017

(ATR) Temporary electricity needed to power the 2018 Winter Olympics will be provided by Aggreko. Aggreko is a leader in worldwide power providing (Getty Images) The tende...

Bridgestone Expands Olympic Marketing Rights

January 05, 2017

(Getty Images) (ATR) Bridgestone has gone global with its Olympic TOP sponsorship. The Tokyo-based tire and rubber company extended its IOC partnership internationally on ...

ATR's Golden 25 Recognizes World Leaders and Olympic Influencers

January 04, 2017

(ATR) The influence of government leaders on Olympic sport will be key in the year ahead according to Around the Rings' Golden 25. (ATR) This year’s #1 position is shared ...

TTOC Signs With PUMA

January 03, 2017

As it strives for Olympic gold the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Team ( TeamTTO) -the twin Island republic flagship national team will wear PUMA kit. Effective 1st January 2...

Olympic Organizations Return from the Holidays -- Monday Memo

January 02, 2017

(ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs, ATR and bid committees are getting back to work after a brief break for the holiday season. The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) A spokesperson for ...

Sports Reform Difficult without Independent Oversight -- ATRadio

December 27, 2016

(ATR) A little less talk and a lot more action is needed when it comes to sports reforms - according to International Centre for Sport Security Group CEO Michael Hershman. ...

Golden 25 - #5 - A Quartet in Tokyo

December 30, 2016

(ATR) The illustrious Tokyo String Quartet may no longer exist, but a new Tokyo quartet hopes to make music for the 2020 Olympics. Yuriko Koike (l) and Shinzo Abe (Getty Im...