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ATR SportAccord Convention Special Edition Magazine Now Online

April 02, 2017

(ATR) The Around the Rings special edition SportAccord magazine is now online. (ATR) Inside you’ll find our ATR Olympic Bid Power Index, information on preparations for...

Olympian Cities Battle for 2024 -- ATR Olympic Power Index

April 02, 2017

(ATR) The two finalists for the 2024 Summer Olympics may be the most qualified pair of cities to compete for the Games in years. Los Angeles and Paris, both Olympic origina...

Olympian Cities Battle for 2024 -- ATR Olympic Power Index Preview

March 30, 2017

Paris or LA? LA or Paris? The race for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games is too close to call, according the Around the Rings editor Ed Hula. The first edition of the Around ...

Underdog Almaty Takes Advantage -- ATR Olympic Bid Power Index

July 28, 2015

(ATR) Almaty edges Beijing in a final review before the IOC selects a host for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Medeo speedskating oval 20 minutes from Almaty is the highest ice...

Olympic Bid Power Index for 2022 - Weak Field or Field of Dreams?

April 18, 2015

(Atlanta) – With just three months remaining until the 2022 Winter Games host city is chosen in Kuala Lumpur, two cities once considered longshots are the only ones remaining ...

2022 Olympic Bid Power Index -- Flawed 2022 Winter Olympic Bids Ranked

April 20, 2015

(ATR) Either Almaty or Beijing will win the 2022 Winter Olympics, despite the troubles each presents the IOC. The two cities are the only ones remaining from the field that ...

Almaty Proposes a "True Mountain Town" for 2022 Games

March 25, 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 14, 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 22, 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 27, 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. ...