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IOC, USOC and NBCUniversal announce Olympic Channel partnership in the United States

December 15, 2016

In a ground-breaking collaboration to connect fans to the Olympic Movement all year round, the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and NBCUniv...

Sport for Tomorrow organised the third edition of "UNDOKAI" in Malawi

December 14, 2016

Sport for Tomorrow (SFT) has hosted "UNDOKAI" for the third year in a row in Malawi. The Consortium members of SFT have been supporting for education, human development, creat...

Judo Changes Bring Sport Back to Its Roots -- Federations Focus

December 14, 2016

(ATR) The International Judo Federation believes changes to its competition rules will make the sport more dynamic. A competitor from Japan flips his Brazilian opponent for...

Federations Must Evolve to Combat Doping -- ATRadio

December 13, 2016

(ATR) International Triathlon Union president Marisol Casado tells Around the Rings that the McLaren report demonstrates the need to change governance and doping standards. ...

Final Tokyo 2020 Budget Decision to Come Soon

December 12, 2016

(ATR) The budget for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be known before the end of the month. Tokyo 2020 spokesperson Hikariko Ono (ATR - Hironori Hashimoto) Japan’s Kyodo News...

Japan Leaders Commemorate Olympic Stadium Groundbreaking

December 12, 2016

(ATR) Construction of the centerpiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now underway. Tokyo 2020 and Japan leaders commemorate the new stadium's construction. (ATR) Japan...

UK Sport Cuts Funding For Successful Olympic Disciplines

December 12, 2016

(ATR) The Chair of UK Sport tells Around the Rings that they are not in a position yet to allocate funding for the new sports in Tokyo 2020, despite being just over three year...

'MORE MEDALS AND MORE MEDALLISTS' IS THE AMBITION AS UK SPORT SETS OUT TOKYO 2020 INVESTMENT FIGURES

December 09, 2016

'MORE MEDALS AND MORE MEDALLISTS' IS THE AMBITION AS UK SPORT SETS OUT TOKYO 2020 INVESTMENT FIGURES UK Sport, the nation’s high performance sport agency, today revealed i...

Panasonic Begins Tokyo Video Campaign -- Sponsor Spotlight

December 10, 2016

(ATR) The Tokyo Games are nearly four years away, but Panasonic has already launched a new video series entitled “Beautiful Japan towards 2020.” (Panasonic) Each video wil...

Baseball/Softball Venues for 2020 Still in Flux

December 08, 2016

(ATR) The World Baseball Softball Confederation will have little time to celebrate the IOC’s approval of Yokohama Stadium as the main venue for the sports’ return to the Olymp...

FIFA President Proposes Big World Cup Change -- Federations Focus

December 07, 2016

(ATR) The 2026 World Cup could have a drastic format change if Gianni Infantino’s new proposal is accepted by FIFA’s executive council. FIFA president Gianni Infantino (Get...

IOC Confirms Venues for New Tokyo Olympic Sports

December 07, 2016

(ATR) The five new sports for Tokyo 2020 take their next steps following IOC approval of venues. The proposed karate venue (Tokyo 2020) The IOC's ruling body signed off on...