U.S. prepares for zero spectators for Beijing Winter Olympics as COVID protocols expected to be similar to Tokyo

USOPC chair Susanne Lyons says “I think that it is entirely possible that once again there will be very limited attendance outside of operational staff”.

Laser Focus for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Teams

(ATR) Preparation for the Tokyo Games is job number-one says USOPC leadership.

Laser Focus for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Teams

(ATR) Preparation for the Tokyo Games is job number-one says USOPC leadership.

ICYMI: Cortina 2021 Concerns; Biden and the Olympics; Belarus Hockey Decision

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Biden White House Raises Olympic Expectations

(ATR) From a fitful 2017 meeting with Donald Trump to congratulations for Joe Biden…ATR Editor Ed Hula has more.

ATRadio: USOPC Chief Assured on Tokyo, Joe Biden

(ATR) Susanne Lyons says the new U.S. president comes with Olympic experience, insists Tokyo 2020 will happen.

U.S. Olympians Won't Jump Vaccine Queue

(ATR) Athletes heading to Tokyo won’t get priority treatment, says USOPC leader.

Corona Chronicles: Pressure Mounts for Tokyo Changes

(ATR) Brazil NOC, USA Swimming, Track and Field join chorus to postpone Tokyo…Ice Hockey WC Cancelled

Fear and Uncertainty for US Olympic Preparations

(ATR) Leaders of the USOPC say they face unprecedented challenges ahead of Tokyo 2020.

LA 2028, Trump Meet for First Time

(ATR) A swank Beverly Hills hotel is the scene for the briefing for the U.S. president. Mayor Eric Garcetti won't be there.

NextGen 2020 - More Women Leading NOCs

(ATR) - When it comes to leadership of the 206 NOCs around the globe, it's a man's world -- mostly. 

On the Scene: A Fresh Wind for U.S. Olympics, Paralympics

(ATR) New leadership, a new tone at annual U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly. ATR's Ed Hula reports from Colorado Springs.

Team Integrity's Press Release regarding the proposed Empowering Olympic and Amateur Athletes Act of 2019

#ICYMI: ITF Presidential Candidate, Minsk 2019, Ex-USOPC Chief, 2020 Copa America

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Ex-USOPC Chief Severance: $2.4 Million

(ATR) A leading critic of the USOPC tells Around the Rings she is appalled by the Scott Blackmun payout.

Seven IOC Members Vanish Overnight

(ATR) Mario Pescante, Sam Ramsamy, Larry Probst now ex-IOC members.

Salt Lake City for 2030 Winter Olympics

(ATR) The Utah capital city edges Denver for 2030 U.S. bid.

ATR First: Blackmun Demise Means U.S. Losses

(ATR) The aftermath of the gymnastics scandal means reduced global influence for the USOC.

2 Minutes: USOC and Gymnastics Scandal, IOC Honors Moonwalker

(ATR) Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula examines the aftermath of the USA Gymnastics scandal on the USOC.

U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE RESPONDS TO INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT

USOC Chair Takes Final Lap Abroad

(ATR) Larry Probst heads to Lausanne this week, glad that his crushing travel may be ending.

Safe Sport: USOC, USA Gymnastics Leaders Summoned by Congress

(ATR) U.S. Congress wants answers about the sex abuse scandals rocking Olympic sports.

Laser Focus for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Teams

(ATR) Preparation for the Tokyo Games is job number-one says USOPC leadership.