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Almaty Proposes a "True Mountain Town" for 2022 Games

March 24, 2014

The opening ceremony of the 2011 Asian Winter Games in Almaty. (Getty Images) Almaty, with a population of 1.3 million, has mountains with 4,000-meter peaks “flowing into th...

2022 Power Index -- Uncertainty Rules Winter Olympic Race

March 13, 2014

Five cities hope to host the 2022 Winter Olympics; all face challenges in the first edition of the ATR Olympic Bid Power Index for 2022. The race for the 2022 Winter Game...

Women Deliver Krakow 2022 Winter Olympic Bid

March 12, 2014

Kraków 2022 bid leader Jagna Marczułajtis-Walczak. A trio of women will present the Krakow applicant file to the IOC Thursday, a day before the deadline, the Polish bid tells...

Istanbul Drops, Madrid Climbs, Tokyo Leads in 2020 Index

August 21, 2013

(ATR) Madrid edges closer to Tokyo in the race for the 2020 Olympics in the final edition of the Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index -- while Istanbul sags as the Sep. 7 ...

Istanbul, Tokyo Tied in Race for 2020 Olympics

May 22, 2013

(ATR) In this third edition of the Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index, Istanbul picks up the pace to run even with Tokyo, which has led each of the previous rankings. ...

Tokyo 2020 Builds Lead for Summer Olympics

January 11, 2013

(ATR) Tokyo strengthens its lead in the latest edition of the Around the Rings Power Index for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Rivals Istanbul and Madrid are tied for second. S...

Two-Point Lead in 1st ATR 2020 Olympic Bid Power Index

March 05, 2012

(ATR) Tokyo has a two-point lead in the first edition of the Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index for the 2020 Olympics. The Japanese capital scored 67 points in the...

Top Story Replay -- One Month To Go, Munich Leads ATR Olympic Bid Power Index

June 10, 2011

This story was originally published on June 6, 2011. (ATR) With just one month to go before the IOC vote in Durban, Munich edges ahead of PyeongChang in the final edition...

ATR Olympic Bid Power Index - One Month To Go, Munich Edges Ahead

June 06, 2011

(ATR) With just one month to go before the IOC vote in Durban, Munich edges ahead of PyeongChang in the final edition of the Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index for the 2...

SportAccord 2011 Special Edition Magazine Now Online

April 02, 2011

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Around the Rings Olympic Bid Power Index -- Down to the Wire for 2018

March 15, 2011

South Korea Leads Field in Olympic Bid Power Index A commanding lead in public opinion helps put PyeongChang in the lead of the three-city race to host the 2018 Winter Olym...