Fin de sanciones a Venezuela supeditado al diálogo, dicen senadores de EEUU y Europa

Fans Return at Ice Hockey Championship in Latvia

(ATR) The tournament enters the homestretch with limited capacity allowed at the two venues in Riga.

Latvia Going Solo for Ice Hockey World Championship

(ATR) The International Ice Hockey Federation Council decides to keep the tournament in one city, given the pandemic. 

Belarus Stripped of Ice Hockey World Cup

(ATR) Ice hockey federation makes "unavoidable" decision “due to safety and security issues" in Belarus.

CAS Decision Rules out Russia as Minsk Replacement

(ATR) The Belarusian capital could lose co-hosting rights to 2021 IIHF World Championship amid IOC sanctions.

Decision on Belarus World Hockey Championship 'Very Complicated'

(ATR) Ice hockey federation president René Fasel tests positive for Covid-19, postponing a meeting with Belarus president.

Belarusian Athletes Seek Assistance from IOC

(ATR) Belarusian Sports Solidarity Foundation wants action to protect athletes amid the current political turmoil. 

Einars Fogelis elected as new FIL President / Dwight Bell now Secretary General

IIHF Council reviews Minsk/Riga report

Belarus Protests Spur IIHF Review

(ATR) Ice hockey federation to determine if political protests could present a safety risk for 2021 world championship.

Latvia Wants New Co-host for 2021 IIHF championship -- Federation Focus

Also: IF Gender Equality Webinar Series opens; France 2023 organizers unveil new branding for Rugby World Cup

2021 IIHF World Championship in Peril

(ATR) Widespread protests in Belarus has Latvia reconsidering whether to co-host the event with its neighbor.

Milan 2026 Savors Public, Government Support

(ATR) The Winter Olympic bid from Italy wins key backing as IOC inspectors end visit. Brian Pinelli is in Milan.

Latvian Government Supports Stockholm-Are 2026

(ATR) The Swedish bid is still waiting for its own government to confirm financial guarantees required by the IOC.

Latvia's Prime Minister Gives Full Backing to Stockholm-Are 2026 Bid

ATR News Update -- IOC in Stockholm

(ATR) The IOC is in Sweden to assess Stockholm-Are 2026, one of two current Winter Olympic bids.

Stockholm 2026 Recruits Athlete Ambassadors

(ATR) The future of the bid hinges on convincing the Stockholm city government to support it.

Stockholm 2026 Attempts to Keep Olympic Bid Alive

(ATR) Swedish bid leaders urge politicians to see the 2026 Olympic benefits, promising “no cost to Stockholm’s taxpayers”.

Stockholm Lands Sliding Track -- 2026 Olympics Roundup

(ATR) Also: Calgary 2026 bid corporation is in business.

FIBA Celebrates 85th Anniversary

FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, turns 85 today.

IIHF Awards Hosts for World Championships

(ATR) No losers as both candidates for 2021 end up with hosting duties.

Two Contenders for 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships -- Bidding Roundup

(ATR) Also: Philippines seeks co-hosting rights of FIBA World Cup with Indonesia.

World Floorball Championships 2016 Groups

The ballot for the 11th Men's World Floorball Championships (WFC) Final Round groups took place on April 9th in Riga, Latvia.

You could win a trip to the 2015 Luge World Championships a guest of USA Luge and Ludus Tours

When the Fastest Sport on Ice brings the 2015 Luge World Championships to Sigulda, Latvia this winter, USA Luge and Ludus Tours want you to be there to cheer on the team.

Summer bobsleigh in Huckeswagen held under auspices of FIBT for first time

Hückeswagen (RWH) The summer bobsleigh event in Hückeswagen (GER) is being held under the auspices of the  International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation FIBT for the first time this year.

IOC President Thomas Bach Visits Beach Volleyball Venue

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the Nanjing YOG Sports Park beach volleyball venue Tuesday afternoon.

"New Era" for Bowling Could Include Olympic Berth

(ATR) A "new era" for international bowling while George W. Bush speaks to industry leaders of the sport in Orlando.

Denmark Awarded Hockey World Championships

(ATR) Herring and Copenhagen, Denmark will host the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships.

IOC Roundup -- Bach Set For Visit to UN Headquarters

(ATR) Also: another Latvian ice hockey player tests positive ... Felli continues work in Rio.

IOC sanctions Latvian Ice Hockey Player Ralfs Freibergs for failing anti-doping test at Sochi 2014