Canoeing set for a year like never before

Bratislava welcomes world's best for University Sport Climbing Championship

Josef Fendt to Serve Seventh Term as FIL President -- Federation Focus

(ATR) Also: Telemark skiing may debut at Beijing 2022; Grammy-winning artist to perform at VNL Finals

First Para World Team Championships Commence in Bratislava

A milestone achieved in Slovakia, as Bratislava hosts the first ever Para World Team Championships from 17-20 May.

EOC Affirms Support for Patrick Hickey

(ATR) Also: The site for the second European Games in 2019 still not decided.

EOC Prepares for European Games Talks

(ATR) Belarus could be the favorite to stage the 2019 European Games...ATR European Editor Mark Bisson reports.

Pentathlon Mixed Relay; FIBA Americas; Triathlon, Canoe World Champs

(ATR) Modern pentathlon says mixed relay ready for Rio ... Argentina, Brazil bound for Olympic hoops tournament ... Brits dominate triathlon champs ... French set slalom world record ... More federations news inside. 

Pentathlon Debuts Laser Pistols; Extreme Winds Hold Up Canoe Champs

(ATR) Modern pentathlon leaders tell Around the Rings all is well with the world championships just underway in Moscow ... Canoe slalom races delayed a day by weather ... Massive bill possible for Qatar World Cup .... Copenhagen awarded rowing congress.

Federations Roundup -- Sailing Bids; Hockey Blow; New Digs for Squash

(ATR) Sailing federation confirms to ATR as many as six cities are already in the running to stage the 2013 women's match racing worlds ... India stripped of Champions Trophy hosting rights ... FIFA tells ATR "football" and "soccer" are one and the same.

Hockey Champs Approach Climax in Slovakia; Putin Reps Russia 2016

(ATR) Sweden will face either Russia or Finland in Sunday's final ... PM speaks on behalf of Russia's successful bid for 2016 worlds ...