Kazakhstan athletes ready for Beijing Games despite civil unrest and pandemic
The Kazakhstan NOC says preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics are moving forward
A Closer Look: This could’ve been an historical moment for Almaty, instead it’s turned into a tragedy
The bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics came down to Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan
As Tokyo Goes, So Goes Beijing 2022
(ATR) One year to go and still a surprise ...
IOC Backs Away from Kasper Comments
(ATR) FIS President's controversial comments find no home inside the headquarters of the IOC.
ATR First: No Joint Winter Olympics Award
(ATR) IOC president tells Around the Rings it's not possible for a replay of the Paris - Los Angeles pairing ... Subscribers only!
Almaty, Kazakhstan and Eger, Hungary to Host 2019 and 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships
The Almaty 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships will be held at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace.
OpEd: Budapest Demise Heaps More Agony on IOC
(ATR) Is anybody really surprised that Budapest has ended its bid for the 2024 Olympics? Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula has the answer in this OpEd.
Almaty Hosts 28th Winter Universiade -- Photodesk
(ATR) 175 athletes from 57 countries are competing in 12 different sports.
Kazakhstan Returns to World Stage as Winter Universiade Opens
(ATR) The central Asian nation welcomes the 28th Winter Universiade 18 months after missing out on 2022 Olympics.
OCA Press Release: OCA General Assembly approves roadmap for the future
WADA suspends the accreditation of the Almaty Laboratory
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory (Laboratory) in Almaty, Kazakhstan for a period of four months.
ICSS: Allure of Olympics Fading in Public Eye -- ATRadio
(ATR) An expert with International Center for Sport Security says, "People are starting to ask questions about sport."
Kazakhstan Olympic Leader Mourned
(ATR) Timur Dossymbetov was a friendly presence for the Kazakhstan NOC and two bids from Almaty for the Winter Olympics.
Olympic Leaders Creating Bid "Roadmap" for 2026 Winter Games
(ATR) After a Winter Olympic bid race that saw five cities drop out, a working group reexamines the 2026 bid system.
128th IOC Session Recap -- Photodesk
(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene for the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Take a look behind the scenes.
One Year to Rio 2016 -- Monday Memo
(ATR) Rio de Janeiro is marking the official one-year countdown to the 2016 Summer Olympics on Aug. 5.
"Uninspiring" Host Choice for 2022 Olympics -- Media Watch
(ATR) In 2022, Beijing will become the first city to host both the Winter and Summer Olympics.
Almaty, Beijing Present to IOC -- Photodesk
(ATR) ATR is on the scene for the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Take a look at the day`s events.
Obstacles Ahead for Beijing 2022 -- ATRadio
(ATR) In a close vote at the IOC session in Kuala Lumpur Beijing is elected as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Almaty 2022 Bid Vice Chairman: "Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to showcase our country to the world"
Almaty 2022 Vice Chairman, Mr Andrey Kryukov, today expressed his pride in the hard work that the Almaty 2022 Bid Committee accomplished during its two-year campaign for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.