Ceremony Marks First Year After Rio Olympics

(ATR) A ceremony utilizing venues in the Barra Olympic Park highlights Rio de Janeiro one year after the Olympics.

IOC Wrap: Drug Testing Authority; Rogge Quits Refugees Role

(ATR) IOC adopts business case for Independent Testing Authority... preliminary body in place for PyeongChang Olympics. ATR's Mark Bisson reports from Lausanne

Rio City Government Confirm Discussions With Rio 2016

(ATR) Rio municipal authorities tell ATR they are reviewing debts left by Eduardo Paes pledged to Rio 2016. 

Maracana Administration in Limbo in Post-Olympics Row

(ATR) A dispute over stewardship of the Maracana has left the stadium without an administrator.

Independent Observers Critique Rio 2016 Program; Sports World Responds

(ATR) WADA's Rio 2016 independent observers hit out at the Rio 2016 testing program, are met with positive reaction

Rio 2016 Begins Final Year of Operation

(ATR) Rio 2016 says it will keep around 300 staff members through the 2017 IOC session.

Rio 2016 Lauds Limited Public Investment for Games

(ATR) Rio 2016 CEO Sidney Levy says less than one percent of the OCOG operating budget will come from public funds.

UCI, Rio 2016 Working on Report Into Cycling Death

(ATR) Bahman Golbarnezhad of Iran is the first athlete to die while competing at a Paralympics.

Paralympic Closing Ceremony to Highlight Harmony and Diversity

(ATR) Also: No complaints about Rio 2016 Paralympics volunteers; world records total update

Rio 2016 Exceeding Revenue Tracks for Paralympics

(ATR) Rio 2016 met its projections for ticket revenue, meaning less public money will be used to balance the budget.

Two Million Tickets Sold For Rio 2016 Paralympics

(ATR) Rio 2016 says the Paralympic ticket sales prove that perceptions of the disabled are changing in the country.

IPC on Track to Meet Doping Control Goals

(ATR) Also: Rio 2016 working to make Paralympic Park kid-friendly to encourage schools to come.

Violence Rears Near Sambadrome, Officials Boost Security

(ATR) Stray bullets from gang activity hit two civilians near a Rio 2016 venue, organizers tell ATR security will be increased.

Rio Paralympics Producing 'Unusual Number' of Records

(ATR) Rio 2016 says there are 65 new world records in the first two and a half days of Paralympic action.

IPC Says IOC Relationship Remains Unchanged

(ATR) Also: Paralympic Park needs signage; Craven on Bach changing plans; two countries pull out; ticket sales update.

Temer Visiting Rio for Games Update

(ATR) Brazil's Interim President Michel Temer is back to get a "personal assessment" on the Rio 2016 Games.

Paralympic Travel Grants Paid By End of August

(ATR) Also: Ticket sales for Paralympics lower than previously announced.

Rio 2016 Silent on Paralympics Budget

(ATR) Also: No IOC commemoration of Joao Havelange planned; nearly 4000 doping tests taken at Rio 2016.

Rio 2016: Paralympic Financial Situation Remains Fluid

(ATR) Also: IOC discusses state of anti-doping lab in Rio; no illnesses reported from water venues in Rio; pool update

Rio 2016 Guarantees Funding for Olympics and Paralympics

(ATR) Also: Dubi says resiliency of Rio 2016 is its biggest strength, 

IOC Hits Back at Small Athletics Crowds

(ATR) The IOC and Rio 2016 have defended low ticket sales on the first day of the athletics competition at the Olympics.

IOC Vice President: Rio "Most Difficult" Olympics

(ATR) Also: Update on the media bus attack; no positive doping tests so far; two million tickets sold during the Olympics.

Media Bus Attack Raises Rio 2016 Security Concerns

(ATR) A U.S. reporter says a media bus she was on was hit by gunfire, disputing Rio 2016’s claims that windows were broken by a rock.

Rio 2016 Admits IOC Criticism; Bach Wants Life Bans

(ATR) The IOC Executive Board has had “sharp” words with Rio 2016 organizers as they look to fix a spate of problems.

Rio Concerns: Long Lines, Bus Problems, Thefts

(ATR) Day one of the Olympics brings some teething problems for Rio 2016.

Rio Opening Ceremony Promises Smiles Throughout

(ATR) Rio 2016 ceremony producer tells Around the Rings working with a smaller budget not an issue.

Change to Order of Parade of Nations; Bach in Rio

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach dives into work ... Aaron Bauer reports.

Olympic Village Undergoes Ultimate Stress Test

(ATR) Two-thirds of the village passes stress tests while thousands of Olympians move in... Aaron Bauer reports.

IOC Shows "Signs of Relief" After Final Rio Olympic Inspection

Rio 2016 tells ATR the final IOC check-up revealed confidence in Games preparations and delivery - but there's no room for complacency

Dilma to be Invited to Rio Opening Ceremony

(ATR) Rousseff will be invited to sit in the section with former Brazilian presidents due to her suspension from office.