Hula’s Talks: Sports communications consultant Jon Tibbs hints at a “few surprises and a few things in store” at the Tokyo Olympic closing ceremony

Tibbs also offered his insight on how the media landscape and public opinion have shifted throughout the Games

JTA launches Mad Mid-May Million charity fundraiser

Olympic Bid Master Mike Lee, 61

(ATR) Condolences from colleagues and clients are saluting the career of the British expert who helped win Olympic bids.

Learning from Innsbruck 2026 Failure

(ATR) The timing of the vote could be the reason for Sunday's failed referendum.

JTA Design Launches New Look for European Olympic Committees

JTA Design has successfully launched a new look for the European Olympic Committees at the 45th EOC General Assembly. 

Bid Consultants Welcome Agenda 2020 Ethics Reform

(ATR) A lead Olympic bid expert thinks one proposed reform will expose "chancers" who tarnish the sector's reputation.


Tibbs Forsakes Olympic Bids for ANOC

(ATR) The Association of National Olympic Committees steps up its game with the hiring of two major consulting firms. Around the Rings editor Ed Hula has more…

Bidding for the Games - Madrid Logo; Tokyo Support; "Good Start" for Oslo 2022

(ATR) Madrid adds Olympic Rings ... Women's footballers back Tokyo 2020 ... Glasgow 2018 YOG bid gets consultants ... IOC member from Norway tells Around the Rings Oslo is off to a "good start" for 2022 ...

Tuesday Talk - Jon Tibbs on Russian International Olympic University

(ATR) Olympic bid consultant Jon Tibbs tells Around the Rings he expects his course on brand-building and communications to be the start of great things to come for Sochi's new Russian International Olympic University.

The Inside Story - Bidding Experts Expect Tough 2020 Olympic Bid Contest

(ATR) International Olympic bid consultants tell Around the Rings the 2020 race will be one of the most fascinating in recent memory as they prepare to ink deals with the six applicant cities.

OpEd - Olympic Bids Must Have Vision

(ATR) One of the world's leading consultants to Olympic bid cities says vision may be as valuable to success as a strong technical file.

London Conference Marks 20 Years for SportCal

(ATR) Sports marketing publication SportCal celebrates its 20th anniversary by looking ahead to the next two decades.