World Triathlon awards 2023 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships to Hamburg

World Triathlon awards 2023 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships to Hamburg

#ICYMI: German Olympic Bid; Youth Served at Lausanne 2020

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German Olympic Bid Dilemma

(ATR) The German Interior Minister calls for a new Olympic bid. Where is another question.


Tessa Jowell, London 2012 Visionary

(ATR) Without Tessa Jowell, London 2012 might never have happened. Mark Bisson explains. 

ATR First: Boxing Championships 'Not Right Environment' for IOC President

(ATR) Thomas Bach cancels trip to AIBA championships in order to avoid taking sides in federation leadership crisis.

Updated - ATR First - Olympic Boxing Leaders Call for Dubai Congress, Documents

(ATR) Boxing federation president C.K. Wu faces demands for contracts, extraordinary meetings, scathing criticism in new press release, just added.

AIBA Self-Streaming World Championships

(ATR) The Olympic boxing federation is utilizing its website to showcase the world championships in Hamburg.

Opening Ceremony Gets 2017 AIBA World Championships Underway After Official Draw Reveals Line-Ups for the 243 boxers Going for Glory in Hamburg

The Opening Ceremony at Hamburg’s Town Hall officially began the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships. 

Slew of Summer World Championships Begin -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: three year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Friday.

ATR First: CK Wu Legal Bills Mount as Murder Plot Rejected

(ATR) Olympic boxing chief C.K. Wu's attempt to fight dirty against the Interim Management Committee is whistled as a low blow.

ATR First - Swiss Court Decision Weeks Away for Olympic Boxing

(ATR) Allegations from President C.K. Wu exposed as a hoax as battle for control of boxing federation AIBA goes to court.

ATR First: Olympics Boxing President Opens Morocco Smear Campaign

(ATR) C. K. Wu secretly seeks help from Morocco, including a fellow IOC member. For subscribers only.

Updated: Olympic Boxing Exec Director Suspended, Documents Posted Here

(ATR) William Louis-Marie accused of putting AIBA at risk for collapse, Pres. CK Wu says demand is "illegal". Read the fiery correspondence.

ATR First: Boxing Federation Bares Mistrust for CK Wu

(ATR) In painful detail, a new memo punches hard at the deposed president of the Olympic boxing federation.

High Quality of Bids to Host 2019 AIBA World Championships

With 50 days to go until the 2017 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships get underway in Hamburg, several high-level bids to host the 2019 competition are now under consideration.

Borgward Will Be Main Official Sponsor of 2017 AIBA World Championships in Hamburg

AIBA has reached agreement with the German car manufacturer Borgward to become the Main Official Sponsor for the 2017 AIBA Men’s World Championships in Hamburg.

AIBA Announces Sponsorship Agreement with Adidas for the 2017 World Boxing Championships in Hamburg

The tournament will take place from Aug. 25 to Sept. 2 at the city’s Sporthalle arena. 

AIBA Invites Bids to Host Men's Women's and Youth World Championships

AIBA announces the opening of the bidding process for its major 2018 to 2021 competitions.

AIBA Marks 150 Days to the Start of the 2017 Men's World Championships in Hamburg with Confirmation of Dates and Venues for the Five Continental Qualification Tournaments

The year’s most important boxing tournament takes place in Hamburg’s Sporthalle venue from Aug. 25 to Sep.3, 2017. 

OpEd: Budapest Demise Heaps More Agony on IOC

(ATR) Is anybody really surprised that Budapest has ended its bid for the 2024 Olympics? Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula has the answer in this OpEd.

Referendums Becoming New Olympic Reality

(ATR) Forcing a referendum in Hungary the latest example of growing trend in the Olympic bid process.

German Bid Rumblings for 2028 Olympics

(ATR) Not so fast says the head of the German NOC about an Olympic bid from Duesseldorf.

Hamburg Adding Up the Costs for Failed 2024 Bid

(ATR) The failed German bid for Hamburg to host the 2024 Summer Olympics cost an estimated $14.01 million. 

Bach: Doping Cheats "Erode Trust in Clean Athletes" -- Media Watch

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach weighs in on doping, the credibility of sports in an op-ed for the L.A. Times.

OpEd: Scandal, Greed Fuel Public Doubt for Olympic Bids

(ATR) Public rejection of Hamburg 2024 is the result of years of “a dishonest culture” writes IOC member Richard Peterkin.

Avoiding 2024 Olympic Bid Meltdown

(ATR) Hamburg is the first to drop out of the race for 2024. Four more to go, says ATR Editor Ed Hula in this OpEd.

Statement from IOC President Thomas Bach Regarding Hamburg Referendum

IOC president Thomas Bach reacts to the Hamburg, Germany referendum in which citizens voted against a 2024 Olympic bid.

Hamburg rejects a bid to host the Olympics and Paralympic Games

Following the negative vote in Hamburg (51,6% No votes to 48,4% Yes votes; 65,6% Yes votes and 34,4% No votes in Kiel) on hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Hamburg and Kiel the organisation managing the bid will discontinue its work. Nikolas Hill, CEO of the organisation, announced this Sunday.