Japan's World Cup Champions Kick-off Olympic Torch Relay

(ATR) The 121-day event sets off from the J-Village National Training Center in Fukushima prefecture on Thursday.

The Hula Report: Improbable PyeongChang

(ATR) The 2018 Winter Games seemed an improbable dream the first time ATR editor Ed Hula visited in 2003. Exclusively for subscribers! 

Archery's Mixed Team Event Added to 2020 Olympic Games

The IOC has announced that archery will receive a fifth medal event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour Aims to Boost Recovery Efforts in Miyagi Prefecture

The Olympic and Paralympic Flags were welcomed this week to Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture. 

50 Day Countdown Until 2015 ITTF Women's World Cup Begins

The 2015 Women's World Cup will take place from 30 October to 1 November 2015 in Sendai, Japan, the same city that was devastated by a tsunami in 2011.

Surfing plays its part in the social and economic recovery of Haiti

Since its formation in 2011, Surf Haiti, the national Surfing association of the Caribbean nation, has used Surfing to contribute to the country’s social and economic redevelopment following the devastating earthquake in 2010.

Baku 2015 Celebrity Ambassadors give their support to Ceremonies Performer hopefuls

Baku 2015 European Games Celebrity Ambassadors and Eurovision Song Contest 2011 winners Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal, made guest appearances at the auditions for Ceremonies Performers on Sunday.

Olympic Photodesk - The Year in Images

(ATR) Some ATR, some Getty, all great, these are the images that defined the Olympic Movement in 2011.

Panasonic Reveals Camera at LOCOG HQ; McDonald's Financial Report

(ATR) Panasonic unveils LUMIX G3 at LOCOG headquarters ... McDonald's releases financial report ... Team USA gets its own nutrition bar

Sponsor Spotlight -- Joint Sponsorship for London 2012; P&G Launches UK Campaign

(ATR) Samsung and Visa become first sponsors to partner for London 2012 ... P & G launches its first-ever British advertising campaign ... Microsoft signs on for the 2011 Rugby World Cup

African Honors for Loroupe, Field Hockey

(ATR) Kenyan runner, federation honored at African International Sports Convention ... Stolen medal quest for Niger boxer ... Mali for next CISA ... A wrap-up from Marrakech

Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and NOC Leaders Rank in Around the Rings Golden 25 Countdown - #1 Revealed Jan. 3

Golden 25 -- European Olympics Prez for #13

(ATR) The president of the European Olympic Committees holds the number 13 spot in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 -- Australian Olympics President for #12

(ATR) The long-time president of the Australian Olympic Committee and new president of the Court for Arbitration of Sport is number 12 in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 - British Olympic Leaders for # 17

(ATR) Two leading lights for the Olympic Movement in Great Britain share the number 17 spot in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 -- U.S. Dynamic Duo # 19

(ATR) Two leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee make progress advancing the international status of what may be the most important National Olympic Committee in the world. USOC chair Larry Probst and secretary general Scott Blackmun share 19th place in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 -- Sponsor Chiefs for #20

(ATR) The chairmen of two of the leading sponsors of the Olympics share the number 20 spot in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 -- African Leaders #21, #22

(ATR) Two African sports leaders take the 21st and 22nd positions in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic movement in the year ahead.

Golden 25 -- IOC Marketer, Sports Feds Chief, #23, 24

(ATR) The IOC member who leads the push for new sponsors and an ex-IOC member who leads the world's sports federations take #23 and #24 in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2011, the ranking of the most influential personalities for the Olympic Movement in the year ahead.

15th Anniversary for Around the Rings Golden 25: Countdown of the Olympics' "Most Influential"

Rio 2016 Seeks Telecoms Deal, Meets Biz Leaders; London 2012 Books Two Licensees

(ATR) The telecommunications category will be the next sponsorship for Rio 2016 ... London 2012 signs on two UK companies as licensees

Coke Joins Rugby World Cup; HSBC Sponsors IRB

(ATR) Coke is the 2011 Rugby World Cup newest supplier ... IRB announces HSBC as title sponsor

Brancott Estate Appointed Rugby World Cup 2011 Official Sponsor

Bidding for the Games: 2018 Deadline, Doubts for Hiroshima/Nagasaki 2020

(ATR) The deadline looms for 2018 Winter Olympics bids ... An unusual proposal from Japan draws doubt ... Spanish dreams for 2022...

Esta fórmula matemática predice una extinción masiva en 2100

Por Kate Lunau

Video: así fueron los penales con los que Paraguay venció a Brasil en 2011

Ambos equipos vuelven a ser rivales en cuartos de final de una Copa América. La última vez, igualaron 0-0 y el conjunto guaraní se impuso en unos penales insólitos: de los ocho ejecutantes, sólo dos pudieron marcar goles