A Boost for Both 2026 Olympic Bids

(ATR) Italian and Swedish candidates receive government support on eve of filing their final plans with the IOC.

Almaty and Beijing Submit Candidature Files for 2022 Olympic Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China)*, the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Bid Books Due for 2022 Olympic Candidates -- Photodesk

(ATR) Only two candidates remain in the race to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Beijing 2022 Ready to Submit Bid Dossier

(ATR) Beijing 2022 says it will “spare no effort” to secure the Winter Olympics. 

Attention Turns to Co-Hosting, Bid Books for 2022 Olympic Candidates

(ATR) Almaty-Astana 2022 Olympic plan ... Beijing “fully confident” in bid book

Rogge Congratulates Bids; IOC Repairs "On Track"

(ATR) IOC president acknowledges "excellent work" of 2020 candidate cities ... Flood repairs to be done by March ... Roddick backs Buenos Aires YOG bid ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Tokyo, Istanbul, Madrid Submit 2020 Bids

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene Monday as Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid dropped off their bid books at IOC headquarters in Lausanne.

2020 Olympic Bids Ready for International Debut

(ATR) Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are poised to start the international phase of their campaigns to win the 2020 Summer Olympics ... ATR Editor Ed Hula reports...

Top Story Replay - Latin America 3, Europe 2 in Race for 2018 YOG

(ATR) Monday was deadline day for five cities in the running to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. ATR's Matthew Grayson and Mark Bisson preview the bid books of Buenos Aires, Glasgow, Guadalajara, Medellin and Rotterdam. This story was originally published Oct. 15.

Latin America 3, Europe 2 in Race for 2018 YOG

(ATR) It’s deadline day for five cities in the running to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. ATR's Matthew Grayson and Mark Bisson preview the bid books of Buenos Aires, Glasgow, Guadalajara, Medellin and Rotterdam.

Monday Memo - YOG Deadline; IF Debrief; Sportel Monaco

(ATR) 2018 bid books due to IOC headquarters in Lausanne ... ASOIF members meet to review London 2012 ... Sportel Monaco ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...

2018 By the Book: Curling and Ice Hockey

Ice hockey and curling are in the spotlight in this installment of By the Book. Around the Rings presents a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

2018 By the Book: Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Short Track

The three bid cities all propose new venues for speed skating. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

2018 By the Book: Alpine Skiing, Snowboard, Freestyle Skiing

Alpine venues are in the spotlight for this installment of By the Book, a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

2018 By the Book: Cross Country, Ski Jumping, Biathlon

PyeongChang will use three existing venues for cross country, ski jumping and biathlon. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

2018 By the Book: Paralympics

Annecy proposes the largest budget for the 2018 Winter Paralympics, while PyeongChang proposes the smallest. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the Paralympics plans of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.