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Catalonia Has 'All it Needs' For Tokyo Team

October 11, 2017

(ATR) Catalan Sport officials tell Around the Rings they are prepared to send an Olympic team to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as the region’s autonomy remains unsettled. Catala...

Catalonia Federation Reportedly Eyes Tokyo Team

October 10, 2017

(ATR) The Union of Catalan Sports Federations is seeking recognition from international sports federations to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Catalonia is attempting to...

ATR First: WBSC To Fight for More Olympic Baseball

October 10, 2017

(ATR) The World Baseball Softball Confederation tells Around the Rings the baseball and softball schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is still an "open issue” despite a decisio...

Winter 2026 Talks on Tap at U.S. Olympic Assembly -- Monday Memo

October 09, 2017

(ATR) Olympic stakeholders in the United States will gather this week for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly where leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are expected con...

#ICYMI: Tokyo 2020 Water Quality; Catalonia Independence; Kenya NOC Elections

October 07, 2017

(ATR) #ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really...

Decision of the IOC Executive Board Regarding Carlos Nuzman and Brazilian Olympic Committee

October 06, 2017

The IOC Executive Board (EB) has taken note and discussed the circumstances of the allegations against and the arrest of Mr Carlos Nuzman, in particular concerning the vote fo...

Whistle-blowers Say Brazil Sport Must 'Clean House'

October 05, 2017

(ATR) A new Brazilian Olympic Committee President has been appointed in the wake of Carlos Nuzman’s arrest, but whistle-blowers tell Around the Rings the committee needs whole...

Tokyo 2020 Venue Fails Water Quality Tests

October 04, 2017

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government have work to do to bring the Marathon Swimming and Triathlon venue’s water quality to acceptable standards. Odaiba is l...

Tokyo Project Review Focused on Cost Cutting

October 03, 2017

(ATR) The IOC heads to the final day of its Tokyo 2020 project review looking to cut costs in the Olympic Village. (Tokyo 2020) Coordination Commission chair John Coates a...

Key Decisions at 2017 World Rowing Congress -- Photodesk

October 04, 2017

(ATR) Several key decisions made for an intriguing World Rowing Congress in Sarasota, Florida. IOC members Denis Oswald (l), Jean-Christophe Rolland (m-l) and Tricia Smith ...

World Rowing Congress Approves Gender Equal Program -- On the Scene

October 02, 2017

(ATR) All future World Rowing Championships will have complete gender equality thanks to an approved proposal by National Federations during the 2017 World Rowing Congress. ...

Weightlifting Federation Acts to Stay in Olympics

October 02, 2017

(ATR) The International Weightlifting Federation Executive Board focuses on anti-doping efforts with the sport’s Olympic future in the balance. Original medalists in 94kg wei...