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IOC President Talks Flexibility of Olympic Program, Bidding Process Changes

October 23, 2014

IOC President Thomas Bach speaking at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China (Getty Images) (ATR) Thomas Bach says changes are in the works for the Olympic sports pro...

Tokyo Worries About National Stadium Delay

October 22, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The head of Tokyo 2020 is uneasy with the lack of progress in dismantling the city’s former Olympic stadium. On Wednesday, Yoshiro Mori told Rugby ...

World Games Officials Impressed With Birmingham

October 17, 2014

Volunteers hold the flags of countries participating in the 2013 World Games (Getty Images) (ATR) Max Bishop, head of the evaluation commission for the 2021 World Games, tell...

U.S. Sports Chiefs Back Birmingham World Games Bid

October 17, 2014

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (ATR) (ATR) Existing facilities and distinct hospitality build Birmingham, Alabama a strong bid for the 2021 World Games. An evaluation com...

Birmingham Prepared for World Games Visit

October 16, 2014

Action from the 2013 World Games held in Cali, Colombia (Getty Images) (ATR) Officials from Birmingham, Alabama tell Around the Rings the city is ready today to host the 2021...

50th Anniversary of 1964 Olympics is Day One of Tokyo 2020 Committees

October 10, 2014

Shinzo Abe addresses the Tokyo 2020 Advisory Committee. (ATR-Japan) (ATR) Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says revival of Japan needed to successfully stage Tokyo 2020. Abe opene...

Arup Secures Tokyo 2020 Advisory Role

October 09, 2014

 12:28:24 PMTokyo's Olympic stadium (Getty) (ATR) Design and engineering company Arup has landed a contract to work on venues and infrastructure for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. ...

Tokyo 2020 Mulls Addition of Olympic Minister

October 08, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The Japanese government is considering creating an Olympics minister to oversee the Games preparation.     On Wednesday, Japanese newspaper The Yomiuri...

Table Tennis included in 2020 Paralympic Games

October 08, 2014

Table Tennis has been confirmed as one of the first 16 sports that will make up the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Gove...

DAWN JOINS TOKYO CELEBRATIONS 50 YEARS AFTER HISTORIC SWIM

October 07, 2014

Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden ha...

UCI Statement on Para-cycling

October 07, 2014

“The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) will work closely with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its Governing Board ahead of its next meeting in early 2015 wh...

Rio 2016 Transitions to the Cloud

October 07, 2014

Atos' technology operation center for London 2012 (Getty Images) (ATR) All information technology services by the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics will exist in the cloud. Atos p...