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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...

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari: 2016 a 'Historic' Year for Baseball, Softball

December 27, 2016

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari today issued an end-of-the-year address to the baseball and softball world, citing a historic year for the sport. The world governing body ...

Holiday Season "Captures the Ideals of the Olympics" -- Monday Memo

December 26, 2016

The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) (ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs, ATR and bid committees shutting down for holidays and share warm wishes. An IOC spokesperson tells ATR the IOC ...

Kyodo News Reels in Editor for Tokyo 2020

December 23, 2016

(ATR) Olympic journalist Takahito Tamura is returning to Japan to cover the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Olympic champion Usain Bolt with Kyodo News Tokyo 2020 editor Takahito Tamu...

Golden 25 - #12 - Olympic Broadcasting Enters New Era

December 26, 2016

(ATR) Two weeks every two years is not enough for the Olympic Games. The launch of the Olympic Channel is among the changes sweeping through the way the Olympics are delivered...

Golden 25 - #15 - SportAccord, Summer Feds Leader Ricci Bitti

December 25, 2016

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti is president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, a role that puts him on the front line of negotiating the $400 millio...

Holiday Season "Captures the Ideals of the Olympics"

December 23, 2016

The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) (ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs, ATR and bid committees shutting down for holidays and share warm wishes. An IOC spokesperson tells ATR the IOC ...

Golden 25 - #20 - Olympic Marketers Face Challenges

December 22, 2016

Budapest 2017 — Time to Share the Water of Life and Celebrate the Golden 25 with Around the Rings (ATR) Coca-Cola and McDonald’s are counting on results as the IOC seeks to...