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Olympic 2020 city Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016

March 17, 2016

Tokyo, host city for the 2020 Olympic Games, has given the best possible endorsement for equestrian sport by inviting the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) to hold its ...

Tokyo 2020 Blames Sports Minister for Cauldron Issue

March 14, 2016

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 organizing committee chief Yoshiro Mori says Japanese sports minister Hiroshi Hase should be held responsible for a gaffe that left the Olympic Cauldron off t...

Paralympic Sponsor for Tokyo - Sponsor Spotlight

March 12, 2016

(ATR) Bridgestone has become the highest tier domestic sponsor for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Yoshiro Mori speaks after Bridgestone became an IOC sponsor in 2014 (Getty) ...

USA Basketball 'Would Love to See 3x3 in the Olympics'

March 10, 2016

(ATR) USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo tells Around the Rings that USA Basketball is “very supportive of three-on-three basketball”. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Co...

National Olympic Committees from the Oceania region visit Japan to discuss the importance of team management

March 07, 2016

National Olympic Committees from the Oceania region visit Japan to discuss the importance of team management to achieve best performances at major tournaments.  As part of ...

Adidas Continues to Monitor IAAF Fallout - Sponsor Spotlight

March 05, 2016

(ATR) Adidas says it remains a sponsor of the International Association of Athletics Federations but the sportswear company continues to monitor the state of the federation. ...

Tokyo 2020 Stadium Missing a Cauldron

March 04, 2016

(ATR) Japan is topping the podium when it comes to issues in getting a new Olympic stadium built. Olympics and Paralympics Minister Toshiaki Endo (ATR) The latest kerfuffl...

IOC Chief Quizzed About Rio Olympic Problems

March 02, 2016

(ATR) Thomas Bach dismisses concerns around ticket sales, the Zika virus and cutbacks on venues, saying he has confidence in Rio 2016 delivering. IOC president Thomas Bach ...

IOC Monitors French Probe on Olympic Bids

March 02, 2016

John Coates at the Palace Hotel in Lausanne on Wednesday (ATR) (ATR) Vice president John Coates tells Around the Rings the IOC will wait for any evidence before considering a...

Rio 2016 Troubles, Doping Issues Top IOC Agenda

March 01, 2016

(ATR) With five months until the Rio Games, Brazil’s trouble-plagued preparations will dominate discussions at this week’s IOC Executive Board. (ATR) As Rio organizers sla...

Agitos Foundation partners with Sport for Tomorrow to support para-sport in south-east Asia

February 26, 2016

The development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Agitos Foundation, has announced a partnership with Sport for Tomorrow to grow para-sport in south-eas...

Rio 2016 Sponsors Name Torchbearers -- Sponsor Spotlight

February 27, 2016

(ATR) Bradesco, Coca-Cola, and Nissan named 15 of the first torchbearers for the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay. The torchbearers nominated by Coca-Cola (ATR) As part of the tor...