Esports the Focus of Two Upcoming Events - Conferences & Conventions

Also: Latest on Host City 2020 from its conference director; SportsPro OTT Summit; Global Sports Week Paris 

2020 World Table Tennis Championships postponed due to COVID-19

Updated: Coronavirus Postpones ITTF, Tokyo 2020 Events

Also: Modern Pentathlon flagship championships moved from China to Mexico.

IeSF Finalized the Official Titles of '9th Esports World Championship BUSAN 2017'

International e-Sports Federation announced that the official titles for 9th Esports World Championship BUSAN 2017 has been finalized to be three game titles. 

Victoria Not Involved with Australian Olympic Bid

(ATR) Premier of Victoria rejects idea of an Olympic bid ... Australia to bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Boston 2024 On Track; Buenos Aires YOG Revelation -- On the Scene

(ATR) Mark Bisson reports on a variety of stories from the Smart Cities & Sport Summit.

North Korean Flag Draws Protests; OCA May Move Asiad to 2018

(ATR) Protests in South Korea lead to the removal of competing countries' flags; Indonesia could host Asiad in 2018.

North, South Korea Schedule Asian Games Talks for Thursday

(ATR) South Korea plans to send three delegates to the talks in Panmunjom, while North Korea will send several hundred.

Olympic Newsdesk -- Rio Olympics Scam; Suspension from Semenya Case

(ATR) Police in Rio dismantled a scam involving Olympic construction projects... The South Africa Olympic committee suspends Athletics SA President Leonard Chuene for lying in the Caster Semenya gender-testing controversy...

World Briefs – Nuzman, Hickey Win Reelection, Ski Jumping Lawsuit, Chinese Athletes Raise Money for Quake

(ATR) Brazil's Carlos Nuzman and Ireland’s Patrick Hickey win new terms as NOC presidents, a 17 year old joins the women's ski jumping lawsuit and Chinese Olympians sell their gear to raise funds for Sichuan earthquake victims. These stories and more in World Briefs

World Forum Seeks Ways to Reach Youth

(ATR) Finding ways to revive the flagging interest of youth for sport is one of the aims of the latest IOC World Forum on Sport, Education and Culture underway in Busan, South Korea.

Bidding for the Games: France Weighs 2018 Bid, 2016 Bids to Korea

(ATR) France will consider a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics... bids for the 2016 Games head to South Korea... Japan’s new prime minister is an Olympian... More news from the 2016 cities in Bidding for the Games.

Bidding for the Games -- 2016 Cities Hit the Road

(ATR) Cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics make plans for visits to the Americas, Asia and Europe in the coming weeks…More news inside the latest Bidding for the Games…

El sacerdote estadounidense que visitó Corea del Norte más de 50 veces

El padre Gerard Hammond recibió un premio y los elogios del Papa Francisco por su trabajo humanitario en el territorio hostil que gobierna Kim Jong-un