ITTF president Thomas Weikert enters race for German Olympic Sports Confederation presidency

Weikert has received the support of 14 German sporting organizations to run for president of the DOSB. His term as ITTF president expires in November.

DOSB President Stepping Down

(ATR) The president of the German Olympic Sports Confederation will not run again in new elections in December.

Statement on the Current Situation in the DOSB

DOSB Leadership Hopes to Avoid Early Elections

(ATR) Ethics Commission recommended elections in December. A vote of confidence now set for late summer.

German NOC Leadership Faces Vote of Confidence

(ATR) DOSB President Alfons Hörmann had been accused by employees in an anonymous letter of spreading a climate of fear.

Bach Weighs in on German NOC Crisis

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach wants the leadership issues of the DOSB resolved before the Tokyo Olympics.

ICYMI: Expert Says Tokyo Games Still in Danger

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

German Olympic Bid Embraces Flexibility

(ATR) State and local governments want to move ahead with a Rhine-Ruhr bid even if Brisbane is awarded the 2032 Games.

Troubled Times for German Sport

(ATR) The presidents of the two most important German sports organizations are on the verge of being ousted.

Call for DOSB President's Removal

(ATR) An open letter, allegedly written by DOSB employees, says a "culture of fear" exists under president Alfons Hörmann.

ICYMI: Heavy Burden for Weightlifting Leaders: Q&A with Michael Irani

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Response to the Recommendations on the Revision of Rule 50

Germany to Vaccinate Athletes Before Tokyo 2020

(ATR) Competitors at the Olympics and Paralympics will get the vaccine if they want it.

#ICYMI: Tempers Flare Over German Olympic Bid, Cuban Boxer Wins Gold for Bulgaria

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Tempers Flare Over German Olympic Bid

(ATR) Disappointment, finger pointing and hope for an Olympic Games in Germany, someday.

Germany Staying in 2032 Bid Race

The initiative for a bid by the Rhine-Ruhr region will continue even if the chances of success are only minimal.

Bach to German NOC: We are on Your Side

(ATR) The IOC president speaks at the virtual general meeting of the German Olympic Sports Confederation.

Germany Solidifies Bid for 2025 Summer Universiade

(ATR) The World University Games could be a rehearsal for the 2032 Olympics should North Rhine-Westphalia win both bids.

Top Story Replay: Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Early Citizens' Referendum for 2032 Rhine-Ruhr Bid

(ATR) A referendum on a German bid for the 2032 Summer Games could be launched in 2021.

German NOC Wants Athlete Input

(ATR) The German Olympic Sports Confederation plans to involve athletes in deciding on Germany's participation in Tokyo in 2021.

Road to Recovery: Athletes Return to Training

(ATR) The resumption of organized training remains tied to each country's decisions on how to handle the Covid-19 pandemic.

ICYMI: German Olympic Bid; 2026 Central American & Caribbean Games

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

German Olympic Bid Emerging

(ATR) The Rhine-Ruhr region of Germany, not Berlin, possible for 2032.

No Winter Games Bid for Germany

(ATR) A bid for the 2032 Summer Games on the Rhine and Ruhr is being heavily promoted.

Top Story Replay: Queensland Takes Charge of 2032 Olympic Race

(ATR) Other potential Olympic bids risk being left behind, says ATR Editor Ed Hula.

Queensland Takes Charge of 2032 Olympic Race

(ATR) Other potential Olympic bids risk being left behind, says ATR Editor Ed Hula.

Champion Athletes Celebrate Olympic Day with Turkish Children

German 2032 Bid Leaders Meet with Bach

(ATR) Potential German bid involves 14 cities in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.