The Algerian Rugby Federation officially accepted as an affiliate member of World Rugby

Golden 25: #23 -- Philippines IOC Member Ascending

(ATR) One of the "youngsters" on the IOC -- Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski -- is poised to gain influence. 

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member in Thailand, at the age of 80.

POCOG Requested Pengilly Audience

(ATR) PyeongChang 2018 organizers requested to meet with Adam Pengilly, but the IOC expelled him from the Games.

IOC: Pengilly Admission Led to Expulsion

(ATR) The IOC says Adam Pengilly admitted to wrongdoing in an altercation with a PyeongChang security official.

IOC Member Sent Home from PyeongChang After Security Incident

(ATR) Outgoing British IOC member Adam Pengilly is leaving South Korea early after allegedly assaulting a security guard.

Jiri Kejval Joins the IOC -- ATRadio

(ATR) The newest IOC member says he is ready to contribute to a changing Olympic Movement.

Carlos Nuzman, Leo Gryner Jailed, Richard Pound Says IOC Must Act

(ATR) Leaders of the 2016 Olympics spend their first night in a Rio de Janeiro prison.

Key Decisions at 2017 World Rowing Congress -- Photodesk

(ATR) Photos of the key figures and decisions taken at the 2017 World Rowing Congress in Sarasota, Florida.

UCI Presidential Election in Norway -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: World Rowing president Jean-Christophe Rolland assures Sarasota championships on as scheduled.

Paralympics 'More than Just Sport, About Social Inclusion' -- ATRadio

(ATR) IPC presidential candidate John Petersson joins ATRadio to talk about his goals for the Paralympic Movement.

PanamSports Warns Lima 2019 of Tight Construction Deadlines

(ATR) PanamSports leaders fielded several questions about status of Lima 2019 during executive meeting in Miami.

U.S. Olympic Committee Seeks Voice in Paralympic Movement - ATRadio

(ATR) Muffy Davis is the first candidate nominated by the USOC to join the IPC Governing Board.

Exclusive: Richard Peterkin Withdraws from PASO Presidential Race

(ATR) The nomination of Peterkin for the April election is withdrawn, four candidates remain.

Japan IOC Member Queried by Police

(ATR) French police pursue links to IAAF corruption and the Tokyo bid for the 2020 Olympics.

Peterkin Expects to Abandon PASO Presidential Bid

(ATR) The St. Lucia IOC member tells Around the Rings he still plans to enter the race next week.

Hickey Tries to Reach OCI

(ATR) OCI officials reportedly staged a walkout during a conference call due to unexpected contact with Pat Hickey.

OCI Staffers Appear Before Police

(ATR) The two remaining Olympic Council of Ireland staffers are prepared to give their statement to Rio investigators.

A Look Back at Joao Havelange's Career -- Photodesk

(ATR) A controversial yet influential figure in both the IOC and FIFA dies at the age of 100 – Joao Havelange.

International Surfing Association Unites Member Nations to Highlight the Power of Surfing

ISA united its 98 Member Nations to celebrate the UN's International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Croatia is FIL's 53rd Member Nation

FIL announces Croatia approved to become 53rd member nation by a December 2015 postal vote of fed members.

A Big Day in LA for Anita DeFrantz

(ATR) IOC member Anita DeFrantz moves from preserving a legacy to creating a new one…

Golden 25 - #19 - Prince Albert. High Profile IOC Member

(ATR) Once the youngest IOC member, Prince Albert of Monaco now ranks near the top in seniority.

RIOU Rector takes on prestigious role with Club of the Rectors of Europe

The prestigious Club of the Rectors of Europe (CRE) has sought the Olympic Movement experience and educational expertise of Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) Rector Professor Lev Belousov by making him a member of their international community at a ceremony in Oxford, England.

Statement by Issa Hayatou, Acting FIFA President

IOC member Issa Hayatou will step in as interim president of FIFA following Sepp Blatter's 90-day suspension.

Issa Hayatou Named Acting FIFA President

(ATR) IOC member from Cameroon steps up to replace Blatter as he is suspended 90 days for corruption allegations.

HOST CITY 2015 will Help Cities Get Ahead - Sir Craig Reedie

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and Executive Board Member Sir Craig Reedie says HOST CITY 2015, the leading EU-based meeting of Cities and Sports, Business and Cultural Events, will enable participants to maximise the potential of a buoyant events market and equip bidding cities with the tools needed to succeed through innovation.

Op Ed - Atlanta Olympic Vote Anniversary

(ATR) September 18, 1990, is a date that changed a city and gave birth to Around the Rings.

Paris 2024 Bid Names Co-Presidents

(ATR) The French bid says it does not fear being undermined by the government.