29th AFC Congress Concludes in Kuala Lumpur

Unified Amateur MMA World Championships Announced -- Federation Focus

Also: FIFA takes over Uruguayan FA; Hosts chosen for Squash, Triathlon world championships

UK Government Backs Birmingham Bid

(ATR) The Commonwealth Games Federation awaits the formal bid submission for hosting in 2022.

Birmingham Bests Liverpool for 2022 Hosting Duties

(ATR) The UK government must still approve Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Multiple Cities Eager to Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

(ATR) Durban, South Africa's withdrawal has opened the door for a new bidding race.

OCA Press Release: IOC President: Olympic movement is counting on Asia

Team Table Tennis World Championships Underway in Kuala Lumpur - Monday Memo

(ATR) Also; IOC holds EB meetings; Rio holds two Olympic qualifiers; track cycling champs begin in London; AGES convention begins in St. Augustine.

The Perfect 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships kicks off in Kuala Lumpur

Action has begun at the Perfect 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships

The Groups for the Perfect 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships Revealed

The groupings for Perfect 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships has been determined at the draw

Los Angeles Proposes $4 Billion Budget for 2024 Olympics

(ATR) If picked as the U.S. bid for the 2024 Games, Los Angeles leaders plan to invest about $4.1 billion in the event.

IOC Voting Change Poses Challenge for Lima IOC Session

(ATR) Format change for selecting Olympic hosts could make hosting the IOC Session in Lima in 2017 more difficult.

IOC Gives Flying Disc a Whirl -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Gymnastics looking ahead to record world champs participation ... Roller sports leaves YOG legacy

128th IOC Session Recap -- Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene for the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Take a look behind the scenes.

USOC Chief, IOC Members Expect U.S. 2024 Bid

(ATR) Chairman Larry Probst says a replacement for Boston will be chosen this month.

Rio 2016: Sailing Stays at Polluted Guanabara Bay

(ATR) Rio 2016 chief Carlos Nuzman says Olympic organizers “won’t hide or run from our problems". By Mark Bisson in Kuala Lumpur.

One Year to Rio 2016 -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Rio de Janeiro is marking the official one-year countdown to the 2016 Summer Olympics on Aug. 5.

IOC Members React to Beijing 2022 Bid Victory

(ATR) The narrow Chinese victory triggered a range of reactions. Mark Bisson and Brian Pinelli canvass members views.

"Uninspiring" Host Choice for 2022 Olympics -- Media Watch

(ATR) In 2022, Beijing will become the first city to host both the Winter and Summer Olympics.

Obstacles Ahead for Beijing 2022 -- ATRadio

(ATR) In a close vote at the IOC session in Kuala Lumpur Beijing is elected as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Glitch Hits Electronic Vote at IOC Session

(ATR) The IOC encountered a problem for the first time since going to electronic voting more than 10 years ago.

Beijing to stage 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has sent its congratulations to Beijing, China, after the city was awarded the right to stage the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Friday (31 July).

Almaty 2022 on the Attack in Persuasive Olympic Pitch to IOC

Kazakh bid delivers impressive presentation underlining fit with Agenda 2020 and taking digs at Beijing 2022. Mark Bisson reports.

Former Soviet Republics Redefining Themselves With Sport -- Media Watch

(ATR) Media weigh in on the bid race for the 2022 Olympics and other countries vying to host major sporting events.

Almaty, Beijing Quietly Campaign Ahead of Olympic Host Vote -- ATRadio

(ATR) Just a day before the vote on a 2022 Olympic host, the feeling at the 128th IOC Session is muted.

IOC Visits Malaysia for 128th Session -- Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings writers and staff are on scene in Kuala Lumpur for 128th IOC Session.

Opening Ceremony hits all the right notes as 128th IOC Session opens in Kuala Lumpur

(ATR) IOC Members were greeted by Olympic Council of Malaysia President and IOC Member HRH Prince Tunku Imram.

Thomas Bach: IOC Ready to "Walk the Talk"

(ATR) The IOC president spoke at the opening ceremony of the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur.

Mayor of Almaty: City's bid for 2022 Olympic Winter Games is a great promotion for Almaty and Kazakhstan

The Mayor of the city of Almaty Mr Akhmetzhan Yessimov pledged full government support for Almaty’s bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games today at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Beijing 2022 stresses the city is the right first partner for the IOC under the Olympic Agenda 2020

On the eve of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) electing the Host City for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Beijing 2022 Bid has expressed its excitement about the opportunity to present is vision for the Games with IOC members.

Yao Ming Casts Long Shadow in Beijing Lineup

(ATR) Basketball star Yao Ming is a three-time Summer Olympian, yet winter sports are relatively unfamiliar to him.

Heavy Hitters from Almaty, Beijing Ready to Impress -- On the Scene

(ATR) Also: IOC reveals new-look presentation, session rooms

ATR Special Edition for IOC Session Now Available

(ATR) The Around the Rings magazine for the 128th IOC Session is now available.

Senior Almaty 2022 bid delegation arrive in Kuala Lumpur for the 128th IOC Session

The official delegation of the Almaty 2022 bid committee arrived today in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur for the 128th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Underdog Almaty Takes Advantage -- ATR Olympic Bid Power Index

(ATR) Almaty edges Beijing in a final review before the IOC selects a host for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

IOC Slashes 2024 Bid Fee; Urban Sports for Buenos Aires YOG -- On the Scene

(ATR) Also: South Sudan NOC approved by IOC Executive Board ... No EB discussion about Boston 2024 exit

Beijing 2022 powered by athletes and designed for athletes

Beijing 2022 Ambassadors arrive in full force in Kuala Lumpur to back Beijing’s plan for athlete-centred Games

Ambassadors to promote Rome 2024 around the world

The Foreign Affairs Ministry and the network of Italian embassies around the world today agreed to support Rome’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

A Games at the foot of the iconic Great Wall: Beijing 2022 promises a highly efficient and exciting Games experience

The Beijing 2022 Bid Committee delegation in Kuala Lumpur offered a taste of the spectacular Games experience that would await athletes, fans and all visitors to the Games.

Lima 2019 Using Toronto as Guide to Hosting Pan Ams

(ATR) Peru NOC president Jose Quiñones tells ATR how Lima is preparing for the 2019 Pan Am Games.