Angela Ruggiero to head IOC Athletes Commission

American ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero was elected as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission, replacing outgoing Chair Claudia Bokel.

Angela Ruggiero to head IOC Athletes Commission

American ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero was elected as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission.

IOC Ready to Rule on Russians - On the Scene

(ATR) The international federations have only so much say in determining which Russian athletes get to compete in Rio Olympics.

Leadership Change for IOC Athletes Commission

(ATR) A U.S. Olympian is poised to become the new president.

IOC Slams Kuwait for Blocking Athletes' Competing

(ATR) IOC Athletes Commission chair condemns Kuwaiti authorities for impeding on athletes' Rio 2016 qualification.

IOC Athletes' Commission chair Claudia Bokel praises RIOU's Masters course

The Chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, Claudia Bokel, today praised the Russian International Olympic University’s (RIOU) “up-to-the-minute” Master of Sports Administration (MSA) course, after recent graduate Obakeng Ngwigwa was announced as the Technical Director of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA).

Bach to Open IOC Athletes' Forum

(ATR) Thomas Bach will underline progress made on athlete-related IOC reforms at start of 7th forum in Lausanne.

Spike in Public Support for Hamburg 2024

(ATR) A German Olympic Sports Confederation survey finds 63 percent of locals support Hamburg 2024. 

Bokel Gets Hamburg 2024 Role

(ATR) IOC Athletes’ Commission chair Claudia Bokel is head of the board of trustees for Hamburg 2024.

Claudia Bokel and Virginie Faivre announced as Ambassadors of WISE, the International Convention for Careers in Sports

The WISE Convention in Lausanne has appointed two new ambassadors: Claudia Bokel and Virginie Faivre.

Chair of IOC Athlete's Commission leads Athlete Career Workshop in Doha

Golden 25 -- IOC Athletes' Commission Chair #24 Claudia Bokel

Golden 25 -- #9 Claudia Bokel

(ATR) IOC Athletes Commission chairwoman, and IOC Executive Board member.

Call for Greater Athlete Participation in Olympic Reforms

(ATR) The chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission says that athletes should be "at the heart of the movement" in Olympic Agenda 2020.

Athletes Raising Concerns About Rio 2016 Preparations

(ATR) The IOC Athletes Commission chair tells ATR athletes are starting to worry about the status of work in Rio.

Sporting legends to mentor athletes at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Golden 25 -- #14 Claudia Bokel

(ATR) Athletes Commission chair Claudia Bokel has taken to the role with gusto since she succeeded Frank Fredericks in 2012.

Olympic Newsdesk -- Japan Sets Medal Target; No Time Off for Sochi Workers

(ATR) Japan sets medal target for Tokyo 2020 ... Putin will not allow Sochi organizers time off for holidays ... Turkmenistan to throw hat in for Asian Games.

Exclusive -- Bach, Bokel: "Extremely Difficult Time" for German Olympic Bids

(ATR) The president of the IOC and Germany’s IOC member are unsure when Germany will bid again for an Olympics. Around the Rings’ Ed Hula III has more in this exclusive report. 

IOC Athletes Commission Chair Criticizes Controversial Russian Anti-Gay Law

(ATR) The head of the IOC Athletes Commission offers a careful response to Russia’s anti-gay legislation.

Golden 25 Women: Claudia Bokel - IOC Athletes' Commission Chair

(ATR) Claudia Bokel succeeded Frank Fredericks as chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission in 2012.

Golden 25 - IOC Athletes' Commission Chair #24

(ATR) The chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission represents a new generation of leadership for the Olympics. Claudia Bokel of Germany is #24 in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2013.

Bokel Chairs 2018 YOG Panel; Sochi Unveils Pictograms; WADA Praises IOC, LOCOG

(ATR) German IOC member to head working group responsible for evaluating six 2018 YOG bidders ... Sochi launches series of 22 pictograms ... World Anti-Doping Agency reports on London 2012 ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...

New Athletes' Commission Chair; Libyan NOC Chief Released; New IRB CEO

(ATR) Claudia Bokel is the new IOC Athletes' Commission chair ... Libyan Olympic Committee president released by kidnappers ... Brett Gosper new IRB CEO.

Q&A with Munich 2018 Athletes' Expert and IOC Member Claudia Bokel

(ATR) The Olympic silver medalist in fencing tells Around the Rings about her role on the Munich 2018 bid, her experiences as an IOC member and her hopes for London 2012.

Bidding for the Games - Claudia Bokel Stumps for Munich 2018

(ATR) IOC member and Olympic silver medalist Claudia Bokel tells Around the Rings the Munich bid for the 2018 Olympics focuses on athletes. It's a theme she plans to stress as she takes a more active role promoting the bid.

Bidding for the Games -- South Korea Bid Reacts to Border Gunfire; Munich, Annecy Updates

(ATR) The PyeongChang bid for 2018 says artillery fire from North Korea shows the need for the Olympics to promote peace ... Claudia Bokel to make first speaking appearance for Munich ... Annecy logo taking a Jules Verne journey ...

New Athletes Commission Members Announced

(ATR) Athletes voted in record numbers to elect four fellow Olympians onto the IOC Athletes' Commission, with a Korean martial arts athlete achieving the top poll result.