“Mixed Zone” podcast: Why China could miss out on competing in men’s ice hockey at Beijing 2022

A decision is expected next week on whether China’s hockey team is good enough to compete in the Olympics. Other topics for discussion include the IOC striking a worldwide licensed products deal and who the next ANOC president could be.

Concacaf announces strategic alliance with Amazon

EUROPEAN GAMES MERCHANDISE NOW SOLD ONLINE

Jakarta 2018 On Course to Break Attendance, Merchandise Sales Targets

(ATR) Even with largely empty seats, Asian Games organizers express pride in spectator engagement.

Budweiser, USOC Part Ways -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Alibaba becomes TOP Olympic sponsor; COC partners with SAS Canada; Coca-Cola awards peace grant.

Alibaba to Create Olympic Cloud

(ATR) Alibaba Group joins the worldwide Olympic sponsorship program through 2028.

McDonald's to Test Delivery Services -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Olympic Channel scores big partnerships; WFDF re-ups merchandise supplier; U18 Baseball World Cup tickets on sale.

Copacabana Megastore Now Open -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: AIBA tasks IMG to sell Rio 2016 qualifier rights; NBC dabbles in VR for Rio; Mascot Tom gets app.

Tokyo 2020 Begins Selling Merchandise - Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Tokyo 2020 adds another domestic partner; Chinese government to invest over $220 billion in sports through 2020.

Tokyo 2020 Continues to Add Domestic Partners - Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Irish athletes receive Olympic uniforms; Gold Coast 2018 signs licensing partner.

Toronto Making Final Pan Am Games Preps

(ATR) Two of the 16 venues remain unfinished.

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) Executive level positions, 2017 Women's Rugby World Championship tender and more inside.

Rio 2016 Mascots to Help Generate One Billion Reais

(ATR) Rio 2016 mascot memorabilia sales are expected to help generate around $394 million in sales.

Sochi Scene -- Licensing Records; Citizens Urged to Help

(ATR) Sochi licensed merchandise hits record sales ... Russian citizens called to stop terrorists ... IPC to broadcast events live online.

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) This week's Golden Opportunities include new executive level positions, packages for Sochi from Ludus Tours, an updated 2014 Conference calendar, and USA Softball looking for new coaches...

Gay Rights Groups Reach Out

(ATR) Gay rights groups such as Athlete Ally, All Out, and Queer Nation are supporting the Russian LGBT community through protests and merchandise.

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New executive level positions, the Russian International Olympic University opens applications for its second session, and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association launches new merchandise in this week's Golden Opportunities...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New executive level positions added, an updated conference schedule, and plenty of merchandise highlight this week's Golden Opportunities...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) This week's golden opportunities features new high level jobs, the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay, a USA Softball auction, and more...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New executive sports jobs, and updated conference shedule, new merchandise from the USOC, and nominations for the 2013 Sportswoman of the year highlight this week's new Golden Opportunities...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New jobs posted... Full conference schedule... Proposals added... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities....

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New jobs posted... Full conference schedule... Proposals added... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities....

Golden Opportunities-- Business Never Stops

(ATR) New executive level positions... Conferences added... IWG accepting applications...

London 2012 final sale and auction - update

Golden Opportunities: Business Never Stops

New executive level sports jobs posted... New Conferences added... OC Sports calls for proposals... Volunteers needed for the 2013 Warrior Games... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities...

Golden Opportunities: Business Never Stops

(ATR) New high level positions added... Upcoming conference reminders... Tenders from Federations remain open... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities...

Golden Opportunities: Business Never Stops

New executive jobs added from around the world... Baku 2015 launches a design contest... Turkmenistan issues a tender for sport facilities... More inside this weeks Golden Opportunities...

Official RWC 2015 Merchandise Goes on Sale as Master Licensee Rights Awarded to ESP

Golden Opportunities: Business Never Stops

(ATR) New high-level positions added ... Watch out for new conferences ... Glasgow and Sochi looking for volunteers... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities!

Golden Opportunities: Business Never Stops

(ATR) New high level positions posted... 1968 Olympic Torch for auction... Sochi and Glasgow 2014 still searching for volunteers... More inside this week's Golden Opportunities...