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WADA engages Covington & Burling LLP to further investigate allegations of improper conduct

Tokyo 2020 Opens Volunteer Recruitment

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 looks for 80,000 volunteers, says sponsors aren't being pressured to provide recruits.

Weightlifting Federation Working to Clean Up the Sport

(ATR) The IWF wants to change doping cultures in nine suspended countries. 

Koreas Agree on Joint Olympic Proposals

(ATR) Two Koreas to march in PyeongChang...but just one women's hockey team. More inside...

Tokyo Begins Deliberations for '2020 Nippon Festival'

(ATR) The first working group was convened in Tokyo to discuss plans for a four-month long Olympic festival.

RLWC 2021 Board members announced as group meet for first time

Lima 2019 to Showcase Peruvian Culture

(ATR) Carlos Neuhaus says the Lima Pan Am cultural program will bring the history of Peru to life.

Liverpool Progress to Final Phase of UK Government 2022 Commonwealth Games Selection Phase

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that Liverpool’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Legacy of Rio's Olympic Port Project Questioned

(ATR) Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella is continuing to develop the area amid concerns about the end result.

SportAccord 2017 Opening Ceremony Unveiled

Sportaccord convention 2017 unveils plans for a ‘magical night of culture and entertainment’ at this year’s opening ceremony in Aarhus, Denmark. 

IPC President praises Japan's adoption of universal design

PyeongChang Torch Built to Withstand Wind and Snow

(ATR) PyeongChang organizers showcase the torch and torchbearer uniforms ahead of a one year to go ceremony.

Rio will have 52 themed houses during the Games

During the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016, the city will have 52 hospitality houses – themed houses that will promote the countries’ culture, tourism, cuisine, sport and business industry, as well as broadcast live the major competition events. 

Report is Key Milestone for FIFA

World football’s governing body and organisers of the 2022 finals in Qatar have been strongly criticised...

Olympic Games, the Calabrian students with Roma 2024

An agreement with schools to promote sports culture

Cultural Program Will Reach All Regions of Rio de Janerio

(ATR) The Rio 2016 Olympic cultural program will promote and connect Carioca culture across the whole city.

Tokyo 2020 Hoping for "Fortunate Future" Through Youth Initiatives

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Culture and Education Commission focuses on Games vision, youth participation.

Tokyo 2020 Establishes Culture and Education Commission

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is pleased to announce the appointment of the members of the Tokyo 2020 Culture and Education Commission, which was confirmed at today’s Executive Board meeting.

The UCI requests withdrawal of Astana Pro Team licence

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) today confirms that it has now reviewed the audit produced by the Institute of Sport Sciences of the University of Lausanne (ISSUL) (1) on Astana Pro Team and its anti-doping culture, policies, structures and management systems. 

Curtain Falls on "Athletes` Games" at Closing Ceremony

(ATR) The Sochi polar bear mascot blew out the Olympic flame as the first Winter Games in Russia came to a triumphant end.

Planners Mum on "Wistful" Closing Ceremony

(ATR) The Closing Ceremony will showcase Russian culture, but could also poke fun at the earlier ring malfunction.

The Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad elebrates the Year of Great Britain in Russia

A gala concert featuring British ballet stars including the premier of Covent Garden Matthew Golding and English National Ballet soloists will take place at the Winter Theater in Olympic Sochi.

Sochi 2014 Cultural Program Culminates in Grand Finale

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has presented an entertaining Cultural Program for the guests and participants of the Olympic Games. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy over 500 hours of performances from Russia’s notable music and dance groups, including Chukchi throat singing, fiery Dagestan lezginka, melodic Kuban Cossack tunes and virtuoso alto improvisations of maestro Yuri Bashmet. Cultural events featuring more than 5,000 artists from 70 regions of Russia will take place at numerous venues across Sochi.

Ekaterinburg to Celebrate the Day of the City as Part of the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad

"Peace Benches" Unveiled in Saint Petersburg as Part of the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad

The Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad, along with theater and cinema stars, presents a uniquely inclusive show in Sochi

On the Town - IOC, China Launch Art Exhibit; Festival Finale for Rio Occupation

(ATR) Away from the hustle and bustle of Olympic Park, Around the Rings is also sampling the cultural delights that London has to offer around the sporting action taking place.

Cultural Olympiad Brings Best Modern Theatre Performances to Sochi

The UK celebrates London 2012 with a 12-week nationwide festival of the world's best music, theatre, dance, visual art, literature, film and fashion