Olympic Day: Baseball and softball have never been as close to the Olympic Movement as today, says WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari

Olympic Day: Baseball and softball have never been as close to the Olympic Movement as today, says WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari

ATRadio: Becky Edwards Touts Olympism in Action Forum

(ATR) More than two dozen topics are on the table, with supporters and critics alike being given a voice.

ISA Highlights Commitment to Athlete Representation and Welfare by Establishing New Athletes' Commission

The International Surfing Association (ISA) today launched its first Athletes’ Commission in a move that ensures the interests and views of the global community of Surfers are properly represented within the International Federation and the wider sporting movement.

Equestrian sport joins one-year countdown to Rio 2016 celebrations

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America.

Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges Support

A grant of USD 75,000 is to be used to fund education and awareness around IPC Ice Sledge Hockey and the Paralympic Movement.

IOC President Tops Golden 25 for 2015 -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) Thomas Bach's challenge ahead for 2015--applying Olympic Agenda 2020 framework, ATR's Ed Hula says.

RIOU Gives Full Backing To Olympic Agenda 2020

The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) has welcomed in the Olympic Movement’s new strategic roadmap: Olympic Agenda 2020, by giving it its “full support” and incorporating the 40 recommendations into its flagship Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course teachings.

IOC Puts Olympic Agenda Reforms Into Action -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) The Extraordinary IOC Session held Monday and Tuesday in Monaco is over.

IOC Session unanimously approves Olympic Agenda 2020

Warm Welcome for Olympic Agenda 2020 -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) The IOC has adopted, without dissent, all 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020.

IOC Extraordinary Session Preview -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) The IOC is getting ready to make some major changes as it preps for an Extraordinary Session in Monaco.

IPC Membership Gathering gets underway in Berlin

More than 260 people from around the Paralympic Movement are in Berlin, Germany, this weekend (3-5 October) for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Membership Gathering which opened on Friday (3 October). 

Developing Grassroots Sports Movement the Most Rewarding Olympic Experience -- OpEd

(ATR) Olympic expert Terrence Burns says he got a firsthand experience of the real Olympic Movement.

IPC Candidate Dickson Calls for Leadership Review

(ATR) International Paralympic Committee presidential candidate Alan Dickson says he wants to review the IPC’s governance and make sure the organization is committed to being transparent and “athlete-centered.”

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

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

On the Scene -- Sports World Reacts to Bach Presidency

(ATR) IOC members and Olympic stakeholders react to the election of Thomas Bach as IOC president. They predict he will take stock before making big changes. Read reaction gathered by the Around the Rings team in Buenos Aires…ATR's coverage of the IOC's 125th Session is sponsored by EY.

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

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

Rogge "Sad" to Leave IOC

(ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings he is sad to be leaving after 12 years in charge but says his successor “will find the Olympic Movement in good order”.

Golden Opportunities -- Business Opportunities Across the Olympic Movement

The featured opportunity this week is USA Hockey’s search for a director, internet communications. The IOC has a position open for project officer and wants it promptly filled with the right candidate. Vancouver 2010 takes the lead again week with six opportunities including an opening for an manager, NOC/NPC assistants program…London 2012 is looking to recruit an enterprise project manager and Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 needs an assistant manager, power supply. Other opportunities Sport England’s quest to find an executive director of finance and corporate services.

Olympic Day: Baseball and softball have never been as close to the Olympic Movement as today, says WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari