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Medal Rounds Approaching at World Archery Championships -- Federations Focus

October 18, 2017

(ATR) Competitors are nearing their medal aspirations at the 2017 World Archery Championships as quarterfinal matches resume on Oct. 19 in Mexico City, Mexico. A competitor...

IPC Hoping for First North Korean Winter Paralympian

October 18, 2017

(ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons and South Korea President Jae In Moon express optimism that North Korea will compete in its first Winter Para...

Nuzman Stuck in Jail, Gryner Free in Rio

October 15, 2017

(ATR) Leonardo Gryner is out of jail for the first time in more than week. The chief operating officer for the Rio Olympics is facing charges over a scheme to bribe member...

USOC Calls for IOC Action on Integrity, Sochi Doping

October 12, 2017

(ATR) Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee aim squarely at two devils haunting the Olympic Movement: corruption and doping. Larry Probst (ATR) IOC member and USOC Presi...

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...

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR TO BE RECOGNISED AT IAAF ATHLETICS AWARDS 2017

October 10, 2017

PRESS RELEASE The IAAF will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 on 24 November. Any professional pho...

U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Casey Wasserman as Keynote Speaker, Apolo Ohno, Host for 2017 Awards Dinner

October 09, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the recipients of six annual awards, which will be presented at a celebratory dinner during the 2...

One Athlete Positive in Vancouver 2010 Doping Retests

October 09, 2017

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee says there was a sole doping offender at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in more than 1,000 retested urine samples from the Games....

WT Head Lays Wreath at Las Vegas Shooting Site

October 09, 2017

LAS VEGAS, USA (Oct. 7, 2017) - World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue visited the site of the deadly Las Vegas shooting and laid a wreath for the victims yesterday. On t...

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...

Ethics, Fair Play at Heart of Play the Game Conference -- Conferences and Conventions

October 06, 2017

(ATR) An extensive lineup of sport governance figures, anti-doping leaders, journalists and scholars headline the 2017 Play the Game conference. (Play the Game) The four-d...