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Parapan American Games on Track...

August 13, 2007

Luis Carlos Pereira broke records in shotput, javelin and discus at the 1988 Paralympics. (Aldo Dias/Ministerio do Esporte)  (ATR) Competition is underway a...

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Director Named for Youth Olympic Games

August 13, 2007

Essar Gabriel starts work September 1 for the IOC. (ATR)  (ATR) The IOC’s gain is a loss for Tokyo’s bid for the 2016 Olympics. A well-known consultant who...

Humidity, Heat Tests Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue

August 13, 2007

The Sha Tin race venue in Hong Kong during the dressage event. (Getty)  (ATR) Riders and horses have battled rain and otherwise dripping humidity in the fir...

Brief Notes: German Federations, Doha 2016, Legacy Lives

August 12, 2007

Koenigssee was a part of the failed Salzburg 2010 bid. (Getty Images)  German Federations Recommend 2018 Venues In a meeting on August 10, German sports fed...

Golden Opportunities: Tenders and Jobs

August 12, 2007

(ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. BeijingProcurement Of Carpet Material For MPC Area Of National Conference Cent...

London Update: What the Newspapers Say

August 12, 2007

 No Beijing Protests for UK AthletesTeam UK athletes will be required to sign a 32-page contract with the British Olympic Association acknowledging that th...

On the Scene: Traffic, Horses and Sailors Join Olympic Tests in Beijing

August 11, 2007

Traffic creeps along the second ring road Friday afternoon. (ATR)  Traffic Controls Beijing officials say they will test measures next week to reduce traffi...

Op-Ed: "We are Ready"... Well, Not Quite. 8 Things for Beijing to Do for the Olympics

August 11, 2007

 (ATR) The theme song for the year to go mark in Beijing is titled "We Are Ready." It was rolled out with fanfare last week and included in the year to go ...

China Critics Activate for One-Year Countdown

August 11, 2007

(ATR) A range of activists marked the one-year countdown to the Olympic Games with reports and protests. China responded with arrests, while a Games leader says his committee ...

Summer Universiade Underway in Bangkok

August 10, 2007

Fireworks light the sky at the Universiade opening ceremony. (Getty Images)  (ATR) More than 10,000 athletes and officials have gathered in Bangkok for the ...

London Update: Olympic Lottery Tickets, a Message for Beijing, London Wildlife

August 10, 2007

Scratch-off Olympic lottery tickets cost £1. (Getty Images)  Lotto Players Ignore other Tickets, Buying Olympic British lottery fans choose Olympic-themed t...