Pandemic effects and challenges for Olympic Committees, at the center of ANOC General Assembly this weekend

NOCs could also address FIFA’s controversial proposal and add to IOC’s concern about the World Cup every two years.

“Mixed Zone” podcast: A busy October for Greece and the Olympic movement includes lighting the flame for Beijing 2022

“Mixed Zone”, in English and Spanish, is a new weekly podcast with the information and analysis of world sport that can only be found at Around the Rings.

Greeks have yet another reason to celebrate as the Olympic world returns to its roots

Heraklion, on the island of Crete, wins the right to host the third edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games in 2023.

Greece’s “Triple Crown” of October gatherings to unite Olympic family in the ancient home of the Olympic Games

One-hundredth Anniversary IOC Executive Board meeting, Ancient Olympia Flame Lighting Ceremony and ANOC General Assembly grace Greece’s sacred grounds later this month.

Spyros Capralos re-elected to what he says will be his final four year term as Greek NOC president

The IOC member and EOC president believes it’s time for a younger candidate to step forward and lead the way from 2025.

IOC Executive Board ready to meet in Greece for the first time in 17 years

The in-person meeting next month will be followed by a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the EB, the ruling body of the IOC.

Pandemic forces torch lighting ceremony for Beijing 2022 to be held without spectators in Olympia

For the second straight Olympics, the traditional week-long relay through Greece before the torch departs for the host country has also been called off due to COVID-19.

Excitement and anguish for European and Greek Olympic Committees leader Spyros Capralos on final day of Tokyo Games

Savors Greece’s historic water polo silver medal as wildfires blaze at home and near Ancient Olympia. International Olympic Academy saved thanks to new fire prevention technology

Greek artistic swimming team eliminated from competition in Tokyo due to covid-19

Five of the 12 athletes and staff on the team tested positive. The entire team has been moved out of the Olympic Village.

#ICYMI: Greek Sport Faces More Scrutiny; IOC Resolute for Tokyo Olympics

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

Three Guiding Principles for Beijing 2022 - ATR Extra

Greek Sport Faces More Scrutiny

(ATR) Greek sport scandal uncovers new cases, criminal prosecution possible... 

Top Story Replay: Rape Allegations Stun Greek Sport

(ATR) Criminal charges, culture changes could result from accusation leveled by Olympic sailing gold medalist.

Media Watch: Fallout From Greek Sex Abuse Scandal

Also: Australian Open players unhappy with COVID-19 measures Down Under.

Rape Allegations Stun Greek Sport

(ATR) Criminal charges, culture changes could result from accusation leveled by Olympic sailing gold medalist.

Cooperation of the ICMG with the Greek government in the perspective of the Mediterranean Games of 2030

1996 All Over Again

(ATR) Every day celebrates the Centennial Olympics at the Atlanta History Center... 

Olympic Flame Disappears -- For Now

(ATR) - Organizers tell Around the Rings the Tokyo Olympic flame could reappear soon ... 

Torch Relay in Greece Suspended

(ATR) Corona fears extinguish the Greek leg of the Olympic torch relay.

OLYMPIC CHANNEL PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE OLYMPIC FLAME LIGHTING CEREMONY FOR TOKYO 2020 FROM OLYMPIA, GREECE ON 12 MARCH 2020

UPDATE: No Spectators For Torch Lighting

(ATR) The flame for the Tokyo Olympics will be lit this week in Ancient Olympia before only 100 guests from IOC and Tokyo 2020.

Sporting Events in Europe, Asia Hit by Coronavirus

(ATR) Iran, Italy and South Korea restrict sports in effort to contain the virus; Greece monitors threat to Torch Relay

ICYMI: 'Miracle on Ice'; Tokyo 2020 Torch Arrival Plans

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

Welcoming the Olympic Flame to Japan

Also: Tokyo 2020 mascots are off to Europe next week to promote Tokyo 2020’s “Make the Beat!” Cheering project.

Preserving the Olympic Spirit

(ATR) France and Greece aim to elevate recognition of Olympic Spirit by UNESCO.

European Baseball-Softball leaders unite in Athens to boost development, Olympic status

Greek Olympians Honored, Minus IOC Member

(ATR) Conspicuous absence: no IOC member in Greece for the annual Hellenic Olympic Committee awards.

JOMA presents uniforms for Buenos Aires 2018

Intel and HP to Keynote EBS -- Conferences and Conventions

(ATR) Also: Peace and Sport Forum comes to Greece in October

Peace and Sport announces the Peace and Sport Regional Forum in Greece