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2023 Mediterranean Beach Games Attracts Bidders

(ATR) A record number of candidates want to host the third edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games.

ATR Radio: Beach Wrestling Future, Last Chance for Boxing

(ATR) IOC member and wrestling fed chief Nenad Lalovic on beach wrestling, Tokyo 2020 and a last chance for Olympic boxing.

Competition and Ceremony for ANOC World Beach Games

(ATR) The emir of Qatar and athletes from 97 countries celebrate inaugural event.

World Beach Games Action Underway

(ATR) The sand starts flying in Doha with the opening of competition for the first ANOC World Beach Games.

ATR First: Middle East Option for ANOC World Beach Games

(ATR) A decision could come in the next week on a new venue after San Diego dropped as host.

GAISF-ANOC Agreement on the World Beach Games

ANOC Executive Council meeting concludes in Santiago, Chile

Non-Accredited Media Center Open for Olympics

(ATR) Journalists interested in reporting on Gangwon province have a space to work in Gangneung.

'Vienna's Got Balls' Marketing Grabs Attention

(ATR) The Beach Volleyball World Championship slogan ‘Vienna’s Got Balls’ is an eye-catcher in the Red Bull Arena.

'Everyone a Winner' at Asian Beach Games -- Photodesk

(ATR) The Asian Beach Games say goodbye to Da Nang, Vietnam.

Big Crowds Witness Back to Back Triathlon Gold

(ATR) Thousands of people pack the streets of Copacabana for the Rio 2016 men’s triathlon.

Urban Beach Club an Olympic Must

(ATR) If there were gold medals for hospitality houses, the Dutch would be on top of the podium, time and time again.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to serve up Beach Volleyball competition

Beach Volleyball has scored a spot in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) sports program.

Beach rugby to rock Rio as excitement builds ahead of the Olympic Games

The second annual beach rugby competition will attract the stars of sevens

Nick Lucena named USA Volleyball's 2015 Men's Beach Player of the Year

Nick Lucena is the 2015 USA Volleyball Male Beach Player of the Year, following a season that saw him hit the podium eight times.

ANOC Launches Commercial Rights RFP for ANOC World Beach Games

ANOC looks to maximise the potential of its new and exciting property.

FIVB Volleyball World Tour Finals -- Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings was on-the-scene for the final day of competition at the FIVB beach volleyball world tour.

ITF Beach Tennis World Championships Results -- July 31

Please find below Friday’s results from the 2015 ITF Beach Tennis World Championships taking place in Cervia, Italy on 31 July – 2 August. Men’s and women’s pairs from 24 countries are contesting this year’s event, with qualifying having taken place on 29-30 July.

Table Tennis Talks New Olympic Event with IOC President -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: FIFA seeks to halt discrimination ... USA Track & Field CEO lauded for creativity.

Russian beach soccer team members become Baku 2015 ambassadors

Russia’s beach soccer stars Andrey Bukhlitskiy, Ilya Leonov and Anton Shkarin have today been announced by Baku 2015 as Athlete Ambassadors for this summer’s inaugural European Games.

Beach rugby set to rock Rio this weekend

Supported by World Rugby and run by the Brazilian Rugby Union, the event will deliver a fitting celebration of rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Games as men’s and women’s teams representing Argentina, Italy and host Brazil will take centre stage at one of the world’s most iconic beach cities at its busiest time of year.

Asian Beach Games Underway In Phuket -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) Thailand wins beach flag football gold at Asian Beach Games, eyes 2017 World Beach Games

2014 Asian Beach Games -- Photodesks

(ATR) ATR European correspondent Brian Pinelli is in Phuket, Thailand covering the 2014 Asian Beach Games.

Asian Beach Games Officially Open in Thailand

(ATR) Monsoon-like rains threatened the opening ceremony at the Saphan Hin Center Stadium.

IOC, Tokyo 2020 Conduct Second Project Review -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: The International Rugby Board hosts its World Rugby Conference and Exhibition Nov. 17-18 in London.

Women`s World Boxing Championships, Asian Beach Games -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Hollywood takes on a wrestling drama based on the autobiography of an Olympic gold medalist

2014 Youth Olympic Games Wrapping Up -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: The 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships begin on Monday, Aug. 25.

IOC President Thomas Bach Visits Beach Volleyball Venue

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the Nanjing YOG Sports Park beach volleyball venue Tuesday afternoon.

2014 Youth Olympics Underway -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: The 2014 World Equestrian Games begin on Saturday in Normandy, France.