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U.S. Broadcasting Giant Gears Up for Olympic Coverage

November 30, 2015

(ATR) Discovery announces a number of appointments at Eurosport to support the company’s Olympic Games strategy. EuroSport sponsored the Best Live Experience Award at the...

Houston Raises Bar for Weightlifting - On the Scene

November 28, 2015

Fernando Saraiva of Brazil (ATR) (ATR) Shattered records mark the close of  the International Weightlifting Federation 2015 World Championships  in Texas. Seven new bests...

Tokyo 2020 Signs 15th Gold Partner -- Sponsor Spotlight

November 28, 2015

(ATR) Japanese Olympic organizers announced LIXIL as the latest top-tier sponsor,  Tokyo 2020 signs LIXIL as its 15th gold partner. (Tokyo 2020) LIXIL becomes the offici...

Tokyo 2020 15th Gold Partner; IPC Sponsor First

November 26, 2015

Phil Craven and Toyota's Toyoda at a press conference in Tokyo Thursday (Getty) (ATR) Japanese Olympic organizers announced LIXIL as the latest top-tier sponsor, while Inter...

Tokyo 2020 Awaits Thousands of Logo Submissions

November 25, 2015

Miyata and his selection committee (ATR/Yoshiyuki Unno) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 organisers could receive up to 10,000 applications for a new logo after scrapping the previous emblem...

Olympics Warm Up: Premier 12 Baseball

November 23, 2015

(ATR) World baseball leaders want to return the Premier 12 to Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympics. The Premier 12 is a creation of the WBSC to boost the international profi...

Olympian Charmaine Crooks: "Sport Can't be Complacent"

November 23, 2015

(ATR) Five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks tells Around the Rings this year's Host Cities Summit tackled a unique set of obstacles for Olympic leaders. Olympic silver meda...

Cricket Chiefs Talk Olympics with IOC President

November 23, 2015

(ATR) Leaders of the International Cricket Council (ICC) say they had a “positive meeting” with IOC president Thomas Bach about cricket’s road to the Olympics. ICC chief ...

Debbie Jevans: "It's Mad" to Sideline Issue of Gender Equity in Sport

November 19, 2015

(ATR) Former London 2012 director of sport, Debbie Jevans, tells Around the Rings that Olympic leaders can do more to promote gender equity in sport. Debbie Jevans (Getty...

Tokyo Begins Planning for New Sports

November 16, 2015

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 has started examining venue plans to stage the five sports the organizing committee proposed for inclusion in the Olympics. Tokyo, Japan (Getty) A meeting...

Japan Aims for 20 Golds at Tokyo 2020

November 06, 2015

(ATR) The Japan Sports Agency set lofty goals for the country’s athletes, seeking to earn the most gold medals in the country’s history at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Tatsuhiro ...

Cycling Chief: Decision on Tokyo 2020 Venue is Coming Soon

November 05, 2015

(ATR) Brian Cookson tells Around the Rings that cycling's world governing body and Tokyo 2020 are nearing a final decision on a proposal to move cycling events to a venue ou...