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One Year to Rio 2016 -- Monday Memo

August 03, 2015

(ATR) Rio de Janeiro is marking the official one-year countdown to the 2016 Summer Olympics on Aug. 5. Rio's Copacabana Beach (Getty Images) Rio 2016 will hold a world pre...

Toyota Partners with Trinidad & Tobago NOC -- Sponsor Spotlight

August 01, 2015

(ATR) Toyota gave a check for $150,000 to the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) on Wednesday, the first check in a pledge of at least $750,000 worth of donations to...

IOC Visits Malaysia for 128th Session -- Photodesk

July 30, 2015

(ATR) The IOC is in Malaysia this week for the 128th IOC session. During the session the IOC members will vote on the hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympics as well as the 2020 Wi...

Bach: Rio 2016 "No Time to Waste," Backs Tokyo Stadium Decision -- On the Scene

July 29, 2015

(ATR) The IOC president says organizers are under “time pressure” on the delay-hit International Broadcast Center and face major challenges cleaning the polluted sailing venue...

IOC Gets Tokyo 2020 Apology for Olympic Stadium Controversy -- On the Scene

July 29, 2015

Mori faces reporters in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday (Getty) (ATR) The IOC is supporting the review of new Olympic stadium plans for Tokyo 2020 after president Yoshiro Mori gave...

Tokyo Stadium Architects "Set Record Straight" on Scuttled Design

July 28, 2015

(ATR) Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) says the projected cost overruns of the Tokyo National Stadium are due to the increasing costs of construction in Japan, not the futuristic d...

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Middle East and North Africa

July 27, 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that, following the completion of a tender, the beIN Media Group (beIN SPORTS) has been awarded the exclusive broadca...

Visa: FIFA Shows "Lack of Awareness" -- Sponsor Spotlight

July 25, 2015

(ATR) Visa weighed in on the current FIFA reform process, the first sponsor to do so. Visa is the first FIFA sponsor to speak out against Sepp Blatter (Getty Images) "We s...

Tokyo 2020 Showcases New Logo Five Years Out

July 24, 2015

(ATR) The new Tokyo 2020 Games logo was created by Tokyo art designer Keinjiro Sano and is said to represent the Olympic theme of unity. (Tokyo 2020) “When the world come...

Tokyo 2020 Architect Says Construction Costs Bloated Stadium Budget

July 17, 2015

(ATR) Architecture firm Zaha Hadid says their design for the Japanese national stadium is not the reason for the project’s $2 billion budget. A model of the design for the ...

Tokyo 2020 Scraps Olympic Stadium Plan -- On the Scene

July 17, 2015

(ATR) Much to the "extreme disappointment" of World Rugby, the search is on for a new stadium for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.    Plans to build a $2 billion stadium t...

Additional Sports Submit Details to Tokyo 2020 -- Monday Memo

July 20, 2015

(ATR) The eight additional sports under consideration for the 2020 Olympic program must submit further details to Tokyo 2020 by July 22. Media wait outside a meeting of the...