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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...

Badminton to Debut at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

October 07, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) So far 16 sports have a spot on the sports program for the 2020 Paralympic Games including, for the first time, badminton. The International Paralympi...

IPC Governing Board approves first 16 sports to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

October 07, 2014

At a meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday (7 October), the IPC Governing Board approved the first 16 sports for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games sports programme...

Size of Asian Games to Remain Consistent

October 03, 2014

Concerns over debt in the 2014 Asian Games have led to questions about the Games' size. (Getty Images) (ATR) Olympic Council of Asia president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah ...

First Rugby Sevens Qualifier For 2016 Olympics -- Monday Memo

October 05, 2014

Rugby sevens competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (Getty Images) (ATR) The International Rugby Board kicks off the 2014-2015 Sevens World Series on Oct. 11. For the fi...

Tokyo Air-Rail Link Will Not Open for 2020 Olympics

October 02, 2014

Tokyo's Haneda Airport (Getty Images) (ATR) A planned rail link between Haneda Airport and downtown Tokyo won’t be ready for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Nikkei Asian Re...

24 Sports in Contention for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Program

September 30, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) One sport will miss out on a chance to be part of the 2020 Paralympic program.  The International Paralympic Committee Governing Board will meet in Be...

IPC Governing Board to discuss Tokyo 2020 Paralympic sports programme

September 30, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board will meet in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday (7 October) to discuss which sports should be included in the Tokyo 2020 ...

IOC President: WOA Could Have "Important Role" In Olympic Movement

September 26, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach is inviting the World Olympians Association (WOA) to make additional submissions to the Olympic Agenda 2020 debate. Bach met...

IOC Changes to 2022 Host City Contract

September 23, 2014

Activists protest Russia's anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 Sochi Olympics (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC Host City Contract is the first under new IOC Olympic Games Executive D...

Two Basketball Venues for Rio; New Venue Needed for Tokyo

September 23, 2014

Women's basketball at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Getty Images) (ATR) Venue changes for the next two Olympic basketball tournaments are in store, Around the Rings has lear...

IOC President at Incheon Asian Games-On the Scene

September 19, 2014

Thomas Bach at the OCA General Assembly in Incheon, South Korea (Getty Images) (ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach says the cooperation between the IOC and the Olympic Council of...