Exclusive - Rome Olympic Bid Appoints Global PR Agency

(ATR) Around the Rings has learned which agency is joining Rome 2024.

Rome 2024 Seeks Olympic Training Venues

(ATR) The Italian bid has launched a search to identify potential training venues for the Olympics.

Budapest Only Bidders for 2019 ITTF World Championships

(ATR) The Hungarian capital is all but guaranteed to host the 2019 World Table Tennis Championships. 

Rome Mayor Supports Olympic Bid "With the Heart"

(ATR) Ignazio Marino wants to be sure his city can afford the 2024 Summer Olympics.

IOC President Calls Boston Bid "Very Strong" on U.S. Television

(ATR) Thomas Bach discussed the Rio Olympics and 2024 bidding on NBC prior to the Super Bowl.

Popularity Contest Decides U.S. 2024 Olympic Bid -- Op Ed

(ATR) Editor-in-chief Ed Hula says choosing an Olympic bid is no longer a beauty contest.

United States Nears 2024 Olympic Decision -- On the Scene

(ATR) The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the decision of whether to bid is days away.

Boston 2024 On Track; Buenos Aires YOG Revelation -- On the Scene

(ATR) Mark Bisson reports on a variety of stories from the Smart Cities & Sport Summit.

Paris Prepares for 2024 Olympic Bid Battle -- On the Scene

(ATR) Bernard Lapasset tells ATR's Mark Bisson that France does not fear a U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Work Cut Out for German Olympic Bid

(ATR) The DOSB will have to "work hard" to win approval for a 2024 Summer Olympic bid.

Leader of Hamburg Olympic Bid Promises Games in City

(ATR) The German port city is planning an Olympics in the heart of town.

USOC "Looking Closely" at 2024 Olympic Bid

(ATR) USOC CEO Scott Blackmun discussed a possible U.S. Summer Olympic bid on Friday.

Hamburg 2024 Olympic Bid Increases PR Efforts

(ATR) Hamburg's senator for sports says an Olympic bid could cost the city $65 million.

German NOC Hoping to Avoid Munich Referendum Repeat

(ATR) The DOSB will be sure of public support before pushing a 2024 Summer Olympic bid for Berlin or Hamburg.

Hungary Weighs Bid for 2024 Olympics

(ATR) Hungarian Olympic Committee leaders will hold key talks on a possible 2024 Olympic bid in the next few weeks.

IOC Sochi Architect Endorses 2022 Olympic Field

(ATR) Jean-Claude Killy discusses the race to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and the possibility of a Paris bid.

Berlin Government Supports Summer Olympic Bid

(ATR) Government officials in Berlin have initiated the process of bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

LA Reveals 2024 Olympics Plan

(ATR) Los Angeles demonstrates that it is ready to go with a plan to host the Summer Olympics a third time.

Berlin Considers 2024; Blatter Speech Unlikely in Brazil

(ATR) Also: Italian fan conduct an "embarrassment" ... Jamaican football manager keen on Bolt.

ATR Podcast -- USOC on Sochi, 2024 Bidding

(ATR) The USOC prepares for the next step in a search for a city to run for the 2024 Summer Games.

Paris Consulting on 2024; Toronto Ditches Bid Plans

(ATR) Paris is undecided on launching a bid for the 2024 Games ... Toronto cites costs as it abandons plans for a bid.

Mayor "Skeptical" of Toronto Bid; Sub-Saharan Broadcast Rights

(ATR) Memories of Toronto's failed 2008 bid are still fresh in the mind of mayor Rob Ford ... Infront to carry Olympics in Africa.

Deadlines a Challenge for Rio; Toronto Bid Study

(ATR) The head of Rio 2016 says Olympic deadlines are "very short" ... Toronto weighs a 2024 bid.

Mizuno Not Seeking 2020 Role; Boston Mayor "Excited" By Bid

(ATR) Mizuno will steer clear of a major role with the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee ... Outgoing Boston mayor Thomas Menino "excited" by Olympic bid ... An Olympian basketballer passes.

USOC on Russian Law, New Olympic Bid

(ATR) The US Olympic Committee considers Russia anti-gay law… Process for new Olympic bid… Condoleezza Rice on the power of sport … Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula reports from the US Olympic Assembly in Colorado Springs.

McQuaid Off IOC Member List; Winter World Cup Draws Ski Chief Concerns

(ATR) The former UCI president is no longer listed as an IOC member... Winter sports could be affected by a shift of Qatar's World Cup... Milan could be the only Italian city able to bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

LA Board Supports Olympic Bid; Brazil Wants Women's World Cup

(ATR) Brazil restricts terms for fed heads ... LA gets ball rolling on 2024 bid ... Brazil looking to add another tournament.

Weightlifting Possible for Baku 2015; Race for 2020 Wasn't "Fair"

(ATR) Weightlifting may be part of the European Games ... Istanbul's PM has words for the IOC ... France not ready to decide on a 2024 Olympic bid. ATR's coverage of the IOC's 125th Session is sponsored by EY.

Ng Lobbies for Asian IOC President; Economics of DC 2024

(ATR) An Asian president would bring "a different perspective" to IOC ... Economics don't add up for a Summer Olympics in DC ... More inside.

U.S. Cities Invited to Talk Olympics

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee asks the biggest cities in the U.S. whether they could consider a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula reports.