Thirty years after setting long jump world record, Mike Powell looks back at the feat and forward to Los Angeles 2028
Thirty-year anniversary of Powell breaking Bob Beamon’s world record, soaring 29 feet, 4 ½ inches and defeating rival Carl Lewis at the 1991 Tokyo World Championships. Two-time Olympic silver medalist plans to start a foundation to mentor young athletes on track for L.A. 2028
El luchador cubano Mijaín López se instala en el Olimpo junto a Lewis, Phelps y Oerter
Dynamic Day of Sport at Pan Ams
(ATR) Both the swimming and athletics competitions begin on Tuesday at the Pan American Games in Lima.
Carl Lewis Adds Star Power to Lima 2019
(ATR) The athletics icon and former teammate Leroy Burrell are in Lima as coaches this week.
U.S. Olympic Committee announces host and attendees for Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, taking place Nov. 29 in LA
LA City Council unanimously authorizes Los Angeles to sign IOC's Host City Contract for 2028 Games
LA Stars Show Support for 2024 Bid in New Video Series
(ATR) Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant among Los Angeles athletes supporting 2024 bid in a video series entitled "Legends of LA".
Rio Games-Bashing is Not an Olympic Sport -- OpEd
Olympian Carl Lewis says too much negative attention is given to the Rio Olympics instead of focusing on the unifying power of the Games.
L.A. Mayor: Next President Will Support 2024 Bid
(ATR) Eric Garcetti tells ATR the next president of the U.S. will “squarely be behind the L.A. bid to bring the Olympics back to America”.
IOC President Completes Visit to LA 2024
(ATR) Thomas Bach praises the "strong team with a strong candidature" in Los Angeles.
Olympians Spearhead Campaign Against Ebola
(ATR) Usain Bolt and Carl Lewis joined the fight to raise money for Ebola-stricken areas in West Africa.
Istanbul Winning Public Support Race; Carl Lewis for Tokyo
(ATR) New polling from the IOC on Istanbul, which also has a new slogan…Carl Lewis likes Tokyo…1972 Olympian wary of Tokyo 2020…
Carl Lewis Backs Tokyo 2020 to Host "Tremendous Games"
USADA Publishes Armstrong File; IOC, Panama Meet; Judo's Birthday Gift to Putin
(ATR) U.S. Anti-Doping Agency claims Lance Armstrong was front and center in cycling's “most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program” ever ... IOC agrees to supervise upcoming NOC elections in Panama ... President of Russia awarded judo's 8th dan ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...
IAAF Offers London Warmup Via Istanbul
(ATR) With a 36-medal burst across three and a half hours, the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships come to a close in Istanbul. ATR’s Ed Hula reports from Istanbul…
London Buzz - 150 Days to Go; Team GB Scarves; Olympics Role for Jeremy Lin?
(ATR) Around the Rings tracks top athletes and Olympic stakeholders on Twitter in a new weekly feature ahead of the London 2012 Summer Games.
Olympic Legends Carl Lewis and Bob Beamon to speak at ASPIRE4SPORT
Visa Olympic Exec Leaves; Rematch in Contentious NOC Election
(ATR) One of Visa's top Olympic executives leaves the company... Francis Dodoo running for Ghana Olympic Committee president... Toronto 2015 names sport director... More inside.
Indian Hockey Row; Billion Dollar Impact from RWC; Lewis Cleared for Election
(ATR) New Zealand to stage 2011 Champion Trophy instead of India ... Researchers say Rugby World Cup could have a $1.67 billion impact on economy ... Carl Lewis cleared to run for state senate seat ... Preview of YOG memorabilia ...
IAAF Ups Ante for Records, Unveils Key Figures; Presidential Canoe Visit
(ATR) One week until athletics world championships ... IAAF offers bounty for world records ... Hungarian president visits canoe world championships ... Carl Lewis heads back to court ... Vlade Divac in a war of words ... More inside.
Tuesday Talk -- Atlanta Olympics Brought Best Out of Athletes, City
(ATR) Olympics experts Ed Hula and George Hirthler tell Around the Rings no host city has ever come alive quite like Atlanta did 15 years ago for the Centennial Games.
Top Sponsor CEO Pay; Millions for Aussies; Lewis Jumps into Politics
(ATR) CEO compensation released ... Australian government earmarks more money for 2012 preps ... Olympic legend enters politics.
Video interactivo: Usain Bolt vs el hombre promedio en una carrera de 100 metros
¿Cuán rápido puede ser un hombre que, a simple vista, es como el resto de los mortales? Comparate con el mejor velocista de todos los tiempos
La carrera más rápida de la historia: Usain Bolt, Jesse Owens y Carl Lewis
La tecnología logró juntar a tres de los mejores atletas de la historia en una carrera épica
La astronómica cifra que cobrará Usain Bolt en Australia
Al atleta jamaiquino correrá en febrero en Australia y le pagarán una verdadera fortuna
Usain Bolt batió un récord de "El hijo del viento" en 1988
Con la medalla de oro en los 200 metros, el velocista superó la racha de victorias consecutivas del estadounidense Carl Lewis