Top Story Replay - 2016 Olympic Bids Head Back to Lausanne

(ATR) For one last time, leaders of the bids for the 2016 Olympics head back to Lausanne to meet with the IOC and make suggestions on how to change the bidding process. Bring back IOC visits says one city.

Bidding for the Games - 2016 Olympic Bids Head Back to Lausanne

(ATR) For one last time, leaders of the bids for the 2016 Olympics head back to Lausanne to meet with the IOC and make suggestions on how to change the bidding process. Bring back IOC visits says one city.

Bidding for the Games - Leaders of Brazil, Japan, Write IOC

(ATR) The Brazilian and Japanese heads of state wrote letters to IOC members... A White House official gets lessons on how to woo IOC members...

Bidding for the Games: Chicago News, Sarkozy for Rio, No Obama for Copenhagen?

(ATR) Chicago surmounts a political obstacle for its Olympic bid, Rio wins the support of Nicolas Sarkozy and the possibility grows that Barack Obama might miss Copenhagen.

2016 Bids at IAAF Worlds, Plan for Rugby and Golf

(ATR) The 2016 Olympic bid cities are in Berlin at the IAAF World Championships -- and already making plans for rugby and golf. On the scene coverage inside from Berlin.

2016 Olympic Bid Chiefs See Tight Race

(ATR) The leaders of the four bids for the 2016 Olympics see a tight race as they head to the IOC vote with two months to go. CEO's from each bid speaks to Around the Rings about what’s ahead for them.

On the Scene: Tokyo 2016 in Abuja

(ATR) Tokyo 2016 guaranteed it would be the most reliable and trustworthy partner for African NOCs and their athletes during a presentation to the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa in Abuja, Nigeria.

On the Scene -- Tokyo 2016 Counters Obama Chicago Advantage

(ATR) Tokyo Governor and President of Tokyo 2016 Shintaro Ishihara says Japan will have its own influential people to counter the likely presence of U.S. President Barack Obama when the IOC votes for a 2016 host in Copenhagen this October

On the Scene -- Tokyo Gears Up for Close 2016 Olympics Race

(ATR) As the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2016 Olympics prepares to get down to business in the Japanese capital, Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara acknowledges the bid race to win the Games will go right to the wire

Bidding for the Games: Winter & Summer YOGs, 2016 Cities Head to Monaco

Bidding for the Games: Winter & Summer YOGs, 2016 Cities (ATR) One Olympic bidding contest is coming to an end, while another one begins...2016 cities in Monaco this week. More in Bidding for the Games...

Bidding for the Games: No Drama for Obama as 2016 Cities Present in Istanbul

(ATR) Opinions were mixed over Obama’s impact on the EOC while delegations from Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo also stated their case before the general assembly

Bidding for the Games: 2016 Cities Scrutinized in Istanbul

(ATR) The four cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics are assembling their teams in Istanbul where they will present Friday to the annual assembly of the European Olympic Committees.

Bidding for the 2016 Games: Tokyo Changes, Madrid Promotes Tolerance, Gymnastics for Chicago, Rio in London

(ATR) Major changes for venues in the Tokyo 2016 bid plan...Madrid promotes tolerance...Chicago lands a gymnastics event and Rio de Janeiro attends a London conference

One Year to IOC Vote for 2016

(ATR) In exactly one year, Copenhagen, city of the little mermaid, will play host to the IOC as members vote for a 2016 Olympics host. Bid leaders from Chicago, Madrid, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro tell Around the Rings how they view this milestone and what's ahead for them on the road to October 2, 2009...inside, for subscribers only.

Tokyo 2016 Launches International Campaign

(ATR) The head of Tokyo 2016 tells Around the Rings that the city is learning from the organization of the Beijing Olympics as the bid unveils a new slogan to kick off its international campaign.