Sky is the limit for Swedish-American pole vault sensation “Mondo” Duplantis

Regarding Tuesday’s Olympic pole vault, “Mondo” says he has been “jumping my whole life for this moment”. With a golden performance, is Duplantis destined to become ‘The Face’ of Athletics? Sergey Bubka offers his insight.

ICYMI: IOC Commissions Meeting Virtually, WBSC Waiting for USA Baseball

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IOC Commissions Meeting Virtually

(ATR) Twenty commission meetings are on tap over the course of nine days, ending on Nov. 12.

ATRadio: A Lofty Bar For World Sport

(ATR) Ukraine NOC president, IOC member and Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka speaks with ATR's Brian Pinelli.

Good Governance discussed in the Ukrainian capital

IOC Women and Sport Award Recognizes Gender Equity Campaign

(ATR) Women from around the world (and one man) are honored at the annual gala held in Lausanne. More in this IOC press release...

IOC Seat Unlikely Soon for Sebastian Coe

(ATR) The IAAF president says he is content for now without a seat on the IOC. Karen Rosen reports from London.

IOC President Celebrates Ukraine Olympic Anniversary -- Photodesk

(ATR) Gold medal fencer Thomas Bach wields a foil to mark 25 years of the Ukraine NOC...

Prince Albert Marches in Fight Against Climate Change

(ATR) Five-time Olympian, IOC member marches with his wife and infant twins to support action against climate change.

Statement from IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka

Bubka says he is unable to attend IAAF meetings in Beijing due to a family illness.

Beijing Opens Athletics Showcase Event -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: The 2015 World Rowing Championships open in Aiguebelette-le-Lac, France on Aug. 30.

IOC President Heads Back to Asia

(ATR) Thomas Bach will seek assurances about PyeongChang 2018 preparations when he meets organizers in Seoul en route to Beijing.

The IAAF must provide more opportunities for women in administrative positions, says Bubka

Sergey Bubka believes it that it is imperative that the IAAF and other athletics administrative bodies do more to ensure that women have the opportunity to secure leading sport positions and that male and female athletes are also given a route to help govern the sport after retirement.

Bubka: World Youth Championship Highlights Importance of Youth Development to the Future of Athletics

IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka has sent a message of good luck to all competitors in the ninth edition of IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics and emphasised that they represent the future of the sport. 

IAAF Presidency Demands Total Commitment, says Bubka

IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka has pledged to become a full-time President of the Federation if he is successful in next month’s election in Beijing.

Masters Athletic Should Receive More Opportunities for Development, says Bubka

IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka has vowed to provide support program to ensure further development of masters’ athletics movement, if he wins the IAAF Presidency election in August 2015.

Bubka Stresses Importance of School Athletics for the Future of the Sport

Sergey Bubka has underlined the importance of schools athletics competitions for the future development of the sport following the conclusion of the World Athletics Schools’ Championships in Wuhan, China.

Bubka Pledges Financial Support for National Federation Staff if Appointed IAAF President

Sergey Bubka, IAAF Vice President and IOC Executive Board member, has pledged to provide a financial support program to ensure that all National Federations can employ paid administrators, if he wins the IAAF Presidency election in August

Asian athletics has huge potential, says Bubka

Sergey Bubka, IAAF Vice President and IOC Executive Board member, has praised the high level of professionalism at the Asian Athletics Championships and believes Asia has huge potential to become a hub for athletics in future.

Greater support and synthetic track grants for National Foundations are key IAAF strategy, says Sergey Bubka

Sergey Bubka, IAAF Vice President and Olympic champion, believes that providing synthetic tracks for every National Athletics Federation are a key strategy for the IAAF. Speaking at the Oceania Area Athletics Championships in Cairns, Australia, Bubka, who is a Chair of the IAAF Development Commission, says a lot has been done to create opportunities for athletics in the Oceania region, but the IAAF should use a more global approach. 

IOC Member Bubka Backs German Olympic Bid

(ATR) The IAAF presidential candidate says the 2024 Olympics, "would have a positive effect on sports in Germany."

Bubka re-elected as President of Ukraine National Olympic Committee

Sergey Bubka was re-elected today as the President of Ukraine NOC for the third consecutive four-year term.

Bubka Re-Elected President of Ukraine NOC

(ATR) Sergey Bubka was re-elected Tuesday for a third four-year term. 

IOC Wrap: Olympics Expand Appeal Through Sochi Games

(ATR) New research commissioned by the IOC reveals significant growth in interest in the Winter Olympics.

Monday Memo -- IOC News; FIFA ExCo

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach will hold a teleconference on Wednesday...The IOC is set to begin a seminar for the six 2022 Olympic bid cities on Wednesday.

Around the Rings Podcast -- New IOC President

(ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula is in Buenos Aires at the 125th IOC Session. Today, the IOC elected its ninth president: Thomas Bach of Germany. Ed discusses how the vote came down, Bach's acceptance speech, and what's next for the new IOC President. ATR Coverage of the 125th IOC Session Sponsored by EY.

Around the Rings Podcast -- IOC Presidential Race

(ATR) Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula is in Buenos Aires to discuss the upcoming IOC Presidential election. Thomas Bach is considered to be the front runner. He is challenged by Sergey Bubka, Richard Carrion, Ser Miang Ng, Denis Oswald and C.K. Wu. Also, Gerhard Heiberg announces he is stepping down as IOC marketing commission chairman. ATR Coverage Sponsored by EY.

Media Watch - Sochi Sponsors Scrutinized; London Legacy; Sergey Bubka

(ATR) Controversy surrounds the upcoming 2014 Sochi Olympics and global focus turns to Olympic sponsors…The London 2012 legacy comes into question…Sergey Bubka faces one of his toughest competitions.

Around the Rings On the Scene for 125th IOC Session: Presidential Election, 2020 Host, Sports Program

IOC Presidential Candidates Speak to Around the Rings