Santiago Lange, and the complex life in the city of the Olympic Games: "Cancelling Tokyo 2020 would have been the easiest thing to do, but the most important thing is that they are held"

(ATR) He is already in Tokyo, but arriving in his seventh host city of the Games has never been so difficult for Lange.

Women's Hockey Tournament Begins in Lima

(ATR) The United States opens with a win in a competition that means Olympic qualification for the winner.

Paris 2024 Reaffirms Vision to Deliver a Spectacular Olympic and Paralympic Games

During a press conference at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee today reaffirmed its vision to host a spectacular and engaging Games that will place sport at the very heart of society with a long-term focus to place Olympism in everyday life in Paris, France and across the world. ‎

Phelps Earns Flag Bearer Honors in Final Olympics

(ATR) The most decorated Olympian of all time will lead Team USA into the Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5.

Michael Phelps selected as Team USA's Flag Bearer for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Most decorated Olympian of all time set to lead U.S. Olympic delegation into Opening Ceremony

Polo Ralph Lauren Unveil Revolutionary Concept for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Opening Ceremony Parade

With just a week until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Ralph Lauren Corporation and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) today unveiled both the groundbreaking new apparel concept for Team USA’s flag bearer, which will light the way for American athletes entering Maracanã Stadium on Aug. 5, and the official Opening Ceremony parade uniform.

Olympic medallist in boxing Paddy Barnes to carry Team Ireland's flag at Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

With 100 days to go today until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has named double Olympic bronze medallist in boxing Paddy Barnes as its flag bearer to lead Team Ireland’s delegation into the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony.

Rafael Nadal Offered Olympic Redemption

(ATR) The Spanish NOC president says Rafael Nadal deserves to be the flag bearer at Rio 2016 to spite doping allegations.

Two Flames Converge Friday to Open Parapan Ams

(ATR) The Parapan Am Games opening ceremony happens Friday night as the two torches converge in Toronto.

Jessica Thornton named as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer at Youth Olympics

Sydney teenager, Jessica Thornton has been announced as the Flag Bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Bobsled Veteran to Carry Russian Flag at Sochi Games

(ATR) Two-time Olympic bobsled medalist Alexander Zubkov has been given the honor of carrying the Russian flag at Friday's opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Games for the host nation...

No 2022 Bid for Barcelona; WADA to Audit Jamaica; French Flag Bearer

(ATR) Barcelona's mayor says his city will not bid for the Winter Olympics... WADA places "high priority" on investigating Jamaica... French skier to carry flag in Sochi.

Greek NOC Chief Seeks Reelection; Hickey Offers McIlroy Irish Flag Duties in Rio

(ATR) Irish NOC president asks top ranked golfer to pledge allegiance ... Spyros Capralos on standing for a second term, planning Sochi torch lighting ...  More inside this News from the NOCs ...