Paris mayor questions Russia’s participation at 2024 Summer Olympics

Though the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics Games are still more than two years away, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is already questioning Russia’s participation in light of the invasion of Ukraine.

Bogotá will have 151 new ambulances for emergency care

What is established by the World Health Organization (WHO) is that a territory must have at least one ambulance for every 25,000 inhabitants; in Bogotá, there will be one ambulance for every 8,700

Tenía fama de ignorante, lo llamaban “el caballo” y llegó a gobernador: quién fue Carlos Aloé

Fue una de las figuras del peronismo en la década del ‘50, que además controlaba a los medios oficialistas. El antiperonismo lo convirtió en uno de los blancos predilectos de sus burlas. Aquí, una semblanza del personaje a través de una entrevista obtenida de forma insólita: la llegada de Estudiantes de La Plata campeón del mundo a Ezeiza

Saburo Kawabuchi Appointed Olympic & Paralympic Village Mayor

Rights Group Pressures Indonesia Ahead of Asian Games

(ATR) Also: Jakarta leaders draw ire for river beautification plan; schools to close in the city amid confusion.

Calgary Mayor Questions 2026 Olympics Bid

(ATR) Naheed Nenshi is hesitant to fully support the 2026 Winter Olympics effort.

PyeongChang Olympic Village Chief Promises Safety for Athletes

(ATR) Seung Min Ryu tells Around the Rings he will "bear a big burden" as Olympic Village mayor but work hard to provide comfort for athletes.

World Games Plans Birmingham 2021 Inspection

(ATR) Jose Perurena tells ATR he will travel to Birmingham, Alabama in December to meet the city's new mayor.

Mayor-Elect Excited About The World Games 2021

The city of Birmingham, Alabama, has elected a new mayor: Randall Woodfin will take office on 28th November.

Calgary 2026 Bid Hinges on Mayoral Election -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: IPC conducts final PyeongChang 2018 project review; World Archery Championships in Mexico.

Paris, Los Angeles Capitalize on IOC Flexibility -- Media Watch

(ATR) The host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games welcome the return of Olympics to Paris and LA.

ATR First: Deodoro Still Months From Reopening

(ATR) Rio City Hall is aiming to open Deodoro Park to public in September, and Future Arena legacy is in doubt.

Mayor Garcetti Inauguration Offers Tributes to LA 2024

Garcetti begins second term as 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles.

Paris 2024 Olympic Day Party Kicks Off

(ATR) French president Emmanuel Macron will demonstrate his sporting prowess and support for Paris’ Olympic bid on Saturday.

Paris Previews Olympic Potential

(ATR) The Olympic Day celebrations in Paris will mimic the atmosphere the city hopes to create during the 2024 Games.

Paris Reveals 2024 Olympics Leadership -- On the Scene

(ATR) Tony Estanguet will head the organizing committee for Paris 2024 – if city is awarded those Games in September.

Paris Olympic Bid Push New French President

(ATR) Hours before Emmanuel Macron is sworn in, Paris bid calls him their "new member" and flag him as vital.

LA Mayor: Olympic Future Demands Bold Bids

(ATR) Mayor Eric Garcetti tells ATR the key to succeed in Olympic bidding is to "be bold and be yourself".

Garcetti Asks IOC: Why Wait for 2028?

(ATR) With the sun setting on the Pacific Ocean, the Los Angeles Mayor says the city is ready today for the Olympics.

Los Angeles Will Give IOC Authentic Experience -- ATRadio

(ATR) LA Mayor Garcetti joins ATRadio to talk plans for the IOC Evaluation Commission visit this week.

Exclusive: Mayor Hidalgo Says 'Right Moment' for Paris 2024

(ATR) The mayor of Paris says her constituents have been patiently waiting for the Olympics to return to France.

London Stadium Cost Overruns Lead to High-Profile Resignation

(ATR) Dave Edmonds resigns as head of the LLDC after London mayor questions stadium costs.

Olympics in Rearview Mirror for New Rio Mayor

(ATR) Cariocas have rejected the administration of the past eight years, and elected evangelical Marcelo Crivella.

Rome City Council Nixes 2024 Olympic Bid

(ATR) Rome City Council affirms opposition to Olympic bid, Rome 2024 to make announcement Friday.

Rome 2024 Opposition Kills Rugby World Cup Bid

(ATR) Italy is dropping out of the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Rome 2024: We Will Keep Fighting

(ATR) Rome 2024 bid leaders say they will not give up on the Olympic dream despite opposition from city government.

Slight Majority Support Rome 2024 Bid

(ATR) Barely half of those surveyed stand behind the Italian capital's efforts to host the Summer Games.

Rome Olympic Bid Defies Rumors

(ATR) The mayor of Rome says she will meet with leaders of 2024 bid in September to decide whether to support the campaign.

Ministry of Sports and City of Rio inaugurate Rio Media Center

Brazilian Minister of Sport Leonardo Picciani and Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes welcomed members of the national and foreign press to the opening ceremony of the Rio Media Center (RMC) on Wednesday (27 July).

Rome 2024 Downplays Olympic Village Issues

(ATR) The Italian bid is seeking to alleviate concerns around its Olympic Village concept.

Productive First Visit for Paris Mayor to IOC Headquarters

(ATR) Anne Hidalgo met IOC president Thomas Bach for first time and discussed the French capital's bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

The Mayor of Paris and the Paris 2024 Bid Committee highlight the city's candidature during visit to IOC

Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, and a senior Paris 2024 bid delegation, today met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and his team to discuss the French capital city’s candidature to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024.

Paris 2024 Bid Leaders Visit Los Angeles Venues

(ATR) Also; Italian IOC members Mario Pescante and Franco Carraro discuss Rome’s mayoral race.

Rio Light Rail Transit System Opens -- Photodesk

(ATR) Rio opened its new light rail transit system (VLT) the only way it knows how: with a carnaval atmosphere.

IOC to Receive Update on 2024 Bid Cities

(ATR) The IOC exec. board will hear from its 2024 Host City evaluation commission on as the bid cities try to enter stage two of the race.

Rio Highway Containing Olympic Lanes Opens -- On the Scene

(ATR) A new extension to the elevated highway in Joa brings traffic relief and ease of Olympic travel. Aaron Bauer reports.

Paris Promotes 2024 Olympic Bid Legacy Plan

(ATR) City authorities have approved a 43-point package of proposals that will bring more sport to the French capital to expand the bid legacy.

Party Lines Not Dividing Support of L.A. 2024 Bid

(ATR) On a day when the Rio 2016 Olympics are in the spolight, Los Angeles has its sight set further down the road.

#ThankYouKobe - LA 2024 Statements on Kobe Bryant's Final Game Tonight

Los Angeles 2024 leaders Mayor Eric Garcetti and Vice Chair Earvin "Magic" Johnson today hailed global basketball icon Kobe Bryant’s profound contribution to sport, as the two-time Olympic Champion and LA Lakers legend prepares to play his final NBA game at LA’s Staples Center tonight.

Italian football clubs Roma and Lazio together for the 2024 Games

Spalletti: “We want the Olympic Games in Rome”...  Pioli: “Games? Great opportunity for Rome and Italy”