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Olympic Agenda 2020: Sustainability and Legacy

November 20, 2014

Prince Albert II of Monaco (Getty Images) (ATR) Leaving a lasting legacy from the the Olympic Games is another set of changes expected for Olympic Agenda 2020. The second ...

Olympic Agenda 2020: A New Way to Bid

November 19, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The most-anticipated changes for Olympic Agenda 2020 involve bidding for the Games. After half a dozen cities dropped out of the race for the 2022 Wi...

Tokyo 2020 Pledges Accessibility at Paralympics

November 17, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has formed an Accessibility Council. The council was established by the cabinet secretariat, the Tokyo metropolita...

"Boston Already Saying 'Hell No' to Olympics" -- Media Watch

November 14, 2014

Bird's eye view of the city of Boston (Getty Images) (ATR) The Nation's sports correspondent Dave Zirin says, "Boston is already saying 'hell no' to the 2024 Olympics." B...

"No One Wants to Host Olympics" -- Media Watch

November 11, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Global Post columnist Timothy McGrath says, "No one wants to host the Olympics anymore--other than autocrats and oligarchs." McGrath specifically refers ...

Checking In on Tokyo 2020 -- ATR Podcast

November 11, 2014

Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium (Getty Images) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula is in Tokyo this week as the city continues its preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic...

IPC and Tokyo 2020 to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1964 Paralympics

November 07, 2014

Starting on Saturday (8 November), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will launch five days of activity to celebrate the 50th ann...

Bidding for 2024 Summer Olympics -- Media Watch

November 06, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) San Francisco Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius says, "The idea that San Francisco might try to host the Summer Olympics in 2024 has been in the wind for s...

Japanese Government Agrees to Introduce Olympic Legislation

October 28, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 says every effort of the national government continues to support the 2020 Olympics.  On Tuesday, the Japanese government agreed to introd...

IPC Extends Worldwide Partner -- Sponsor Spotlight

October 25, 2014

Samsung is a part of the Olympic and Paralympic movement (Getty Images) (ATR) The International Paralympic Committee is not changing its communications and computing equipmen...

Tokyo 2020 Chief: Olympics Not Locked Into Bid Plans

October 24, 2014

Yoshiro Mori (Getty Images) (ATR) Reducing Games cost is “the most important agenda” says Tokyo 2020 leader. On Friday, Yoshiro Mori spoke at the Yomiuri International E...

"Challenges and Opportunities for National Olympic Committees" -- All-Star Lineup for Newsmaker Breakfast Bangkok

October 23, 2014

(ATLANTA) -- War and civil strife, health crises, economics, natural disasters, and government interference -- all in a day’s work for the world’s 200+ national Olympic Commit...