Around the Rings - Podcasts

Baseball5 rates five stars with fans as the Baseball5 World Cup makes a grand debut in Mexico City

The sport is a fast-paced, modern, scaled-down version of baseball and softball and its popularity is quickly spreading across the globe.

A new U.S. Anti-Doping Chief takes charge

Dr. Rahul Gupta is the first physician to lead U.S. office for drug control policy

ATR Podcast: Atlanta’s Olympic Ambassador Turns 90

Andrew Young talks with Around the Rings founder Ed Hula

“Zona mixta”, el podcast en español de Around the Rings: días agitados en el mundo olímpico

La amenaza de exclusión al boxeo y la halterofilia, junto con los boicots diplomáticos a Pekín 2022 exigieron en los últimos días el máximo de Thomas Bach.

“Zona mixta”, el podcast en español de Around the Rings: la muerte de Lamine Diack y el audaz paso de la WTA en su relación con China

En una nueva edición de “Zona mixta”, el foco está puesto en lo que significa la desaparición del dirigente senegalés y en los nuevos obstáculos que enfrentan los Juegos de Pekín 2022.

Olympian, Surfer and Humanitarian Duke Kahanomoku Saluted in Film

The producers of Waterman, a new documentary on the life of Kahanomoku, talk about the film in the ATR podcast.

PODCAST: The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games leader builds a new Olympic bid for 2030

The president and CEO of the 2010 Winter Olympics John Furlong talks with ATR’s Ed Hula about working with IOC President Jacques Rogge and the plans being made to bring the Games back to Vancouver in 2030.

PODCAST: IPC president on the immense challenges and “sleepless nights” of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Andrew Parsons joins ATR’s Brian Pinelli to discuss the Para athletes’ wide-ranging journeys and the momentum created by the launch of the WeThe15 movement. The Brazilian sports leader also shares some of his emotional, inspiring and behind the scenes moments from the competition.

PODCAST: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games enter homestretch amid outstanding performances from the athletes

Twelve-time Paralympics medalist and NBC Sports commentator Chris Waddell joins ATR’s Brian Pinelli to discuss the WeThe15 movement, reasons behind the spectacular athletic performances, Oksana Masters and Jessica Long as role models, a heated shot put controversy and what to expect over the closing days in Tokyo

PODCAST: The Tokyo Report - One of a Kind Olympics Come to a Close

Around the Rings Editor in Chief Sebastien Fest and ATR Founder Ed Hula review the Tokyo Olympics in this final podcast.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Olympic History in Tokyo

Olympic historian Bill Mallon reviews the Tokyo Games for the truly memorable events of the past two weeks.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - USOPC Readies to Switch from Tokyo to Beijing

USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland says preparing for Winter Olympics in Beijing six months from now is a challenge. She talks with ATR's Ed Hula about the switch, athlete mental health, new sports and a possible Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

PODCAST: IOC Doyen Readies Key Speech on Olympics

IOC doyen Richard Pound is set to deliver a major speech Sunday at the close of the IOC Session in Tokyo. In a preview of his comments he speaks with ATR's Ed Hula.

PODCAST: Birmingham, Alabama ready to welcome fans to The World Games 2022

The World Games 2022 CEO Nick Sellers and honorary co-chair Cat Whitehill share their excitement as the countdown to the opening ceremony is now only 11 months away.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Record Setting Olympics, First Village COVID Cluster

Veteran Olympics reporter Jacquelin Magnay joins the podcast with ATR's Ed Hula. She talks about the records being set at the Games and the impact of a 2032 Olympics in Brisbane on Australian sport.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - An IOC vice president says Tokyo Olympics will be successful

IOC vice president Nicole Hoevertsz says the Tokyo Olympics will deliver a valuable legacy

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - what to look for in the final week

Around the Rings Olympic veterans Ed Hula and Brian Pinelli preview events for the last seven days of the Tokyo Olympics.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - A View from the Caribbean

The president of the Trinidad and Tobago National Olympic Committee says the Tokyo Olympics won't be the last event held under the threat of the coronavirus. Brian Lewis joins the Tokyo Report podcast to talk with host Ed Hula about the experience for the Caribbean nations at the Games.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Unprecedented Challenges for Olympic Sponsors

Sports marketing expert Rob Prazmark says Olympic sponsors will manage to profit from their support of the Games, despite the myriad of problems in Tokyo.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Big Surprises Planned for Olympics Closing Ceremony, Friday a Big Day

Jon Tibbs, chairman of sports communications firm JTA, promises surprises from Paris 2024 during the Aug. 8 closing ceremony in Tokyo.