Hamburg 2024 Reveals Olympic Bid Leadership

(ATR) A former justice minister and ex-Munich 2018 bid official will lead the German Olympic bid for 2024.

Hamburg Bid Nears Decision on Olympic Sailing Location

(ATR) Also: Survey shows Germans overwhelmingly support the Hamburg Olympic bid.

Hamburg Close to Establishing Olympic Bid Team

(ATR) ATR understands that the DOSB and Hamburg 2024 convened a working group on the subject last week.

Turkish NOC "Delighted" by SportAccord; AIBA Comm Chief Departs

(ATR) Also: Bernhard Schwank named German chef de mission for Nanjing 2014, Baku 2015

FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany Smashing Records

Tourists and Sports Bodies Vote with their Feet: Bavaria is #1 Destination

On the Scene - Bid Cities Greet IOC in Lausanne

(ATR) Three cities bidding for the 2018 Winter Games head home from the Lausanne IOC briefing ... Dominique Strauss Kahn kept out of the bid city conclave ... ATR Editor Ed Hula reports from Lausanne ...

Updated -- Referendum Win for Munich Bid

(ATR) Bid leaders for Munich 2018 win a vote of confidence from townspeople in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, planned as the site for Olympic ski events.

IOC Inspection Chief Positive After Munich 2018 Venue Tour

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the ground in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and atop its ski jump, as the IOC Evaluation Commission visited the alpine hub for a Munich 2018 Winter Games ...

On the Scene -- Munich Bid Leader Confident at Open of IOC Inspection

(ATR) Munich 2018 chief Katarina Witt says she is "quite satisfied" with presentations on day one of the IOC Evaluation Commission visit, while anti-Olympics protesters air their grievances...Mark Bisson reports from Munich...


Munich Bid Opponents Face Challenge; Rome Favors Olympics; Guadalajara Eyes Olympic Bid

(ATR) An opposition movement to Munich 2018 could fail ... Rome's mayor prioritizes Olympics over F1 bid ... Guadalajara may bid for the Olympics.

Annecy, PyeongChang Submit 2018 Bid Books to IOC

(ATR) Annecy 2018 was the first of the three Winter Olympic candidates to submit its bid file to the IOC. PyeongChang delivered its bid dossier Monday afternoon, while Munich hands over its file tomorrow.

Munich Partners; Pyeongchang Climbers; Peace and Sport Forum

(ATR) Munich signs two sponsors ... PyeongChang backers scale mountain ... 2011 Peace and Sport Forum announced ... World’s seventh largest corporation supporting athletics.

2018 Bids Make Speedy Presentations to Asian Olympic Leaders

(ATR) With just 10 minutes each to impress delegates at the Olympic Council of Asia general assembly in Guangzhou, the bid teams for the 2018 Winter Games had no time to waste Saturday.

Munich 2018 Bid Wins City Council Backing

(ATR) Munich 2018 bid leaders clear a major hurdle in their quest to secure the Winter Olympics, after the city council today gave their near-unanimous support for the candidature file.

Olympic Newsesk --USOC Names CEO Search Firm

USOC selects CEO search firm... Queen's Baton Relay underway...US Speedskating looks for revenue....Munich 2018 gives gingerbread hearts to winter athletes.

Munich 2018 Olympic Bid Signs BMW Sponsorship

(ATR) Munich 2018 bid unveils BMW as its first major partner in a deal worth up to $7 million… several more big-name sponsors are due to be announced in the coming weeks.