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World Athletics Opens Online Sports Museum

(ATR) World Athletics president Seb Coe says it "is the first virtual sports museum of any kind in the world".

Media Watch: Paralympic Champion Shares Adoption Story

Also: Olympic champion adds Super Bowl title to resume; PyeongChang 2018 museum opens

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Opens

(ATR) The opening ceremony in Colorado Springs replaces some typical pomp and circumstance with polite social distancing.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum announces summer art workshop series in collaboration with Art of the Olympians and the LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation


A beautiful autumn sun was shining ... 

FIFA Allocates Second Round of Tickets -- Federation Focus

(ATR) Also: Hong Kong Sevens bring rugby qualifiers; ITTF opens museum in Shanghai.

U.S. Breaks Ground on Olympic Museum -- ATRadio

(ATR) Colorado Springs will soon be home to the first Olympic Museum in the United States.

LA 2024 Unveils Groundbreaking Citywide Ceremonies Concept

LA 2024 has set its sights on attracting the largest in-stadium, citywide and TV audiences in Olympic Ceremonies history. 

"Politics, Race, and Propaganda: The Nazi Olympics, Berlin 1936"

GSD sponsors exhibit at Berlin 1936 Olympic museum; screenings of Munich '72 and Beyond.

Cycling Spreads Upcoming Championships Around the Globe -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: FIFA Council meets in Zurich; World Mixed Curling Champs begin; World Rugby opens Hall of Fame.

U.S. Olympic Museum Receives Daniels Fund Grant Award

The U.S. Olympic Museum has received a $500,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its capital campaign.

Japan Olympics Minister's Ethics in Question

(ATR) Japan’s Olympics minister Toshiaki Endo admits he accepted gifts from a teaching agency but says he did nothing wrong.

SWING ! A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum's Gallery

The exhibition SWING! has teed off. Open December 9th, 2015, to January, 31st 2016. Free entrance.

U.S. Olympic Museum Begins Demolition

Iron Mountain Demolition selected

Olympic Council of Asia, TOP Sponsor Sending Funds to Nepal

(ATR) The Olympic Council of Asia and the Bridgestone Group plan to donate funds to support relief efforts in Nepal.

Olympic Movement Expresses Solidarity with People of Nepal

(ATR) The IOC, ANOC, Olympic Council of Asia, Rio 2016, and World Taekwondo write to the Nepal NOC.

IOC, ANOC Aiding Sport Rebuild in Vanuatu

(ATR) IOC chief Thomas Bach hopes for a speedy rebuilding of Vanuatu's sports venues following a ruinous cyclone.

UPDATED - IOC Chief Welcomes French, Hungarian Leaders to Lausanne

(ATR) Thomas Bach received two world leaders in Lausanne on Thursday and says Paris 2024 approach "fits perfectly" with Agenda 2020.

Kerry Tours Olympic Museum

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach guides the US Secretary of State.

Tokyo 2020 Should Support a Peaceful World -- Op Ed

(ATR) Former Japanese Olympic Committee director Ryoichi Kasuga shares thoughts on a visit to Seoul.

British Government Investing in London Olympic Park Project

(ATR) A chancellor says government officials plan to invest $220 million in treasury bonds in the project.

The Olympic Games: Behind the Screen

From 19 February 2015 to 26 January 2016, The Olympic Museum is presenting “The Olympic Games: Behind the Screen.”

U.S. Olympic Museum Project Receives Grant

(ATR) Efforts to build a museum in Colorado Springs have been boosted by a $10 million grant.

El Pomar Trustees Show Confidence in U.S. Olympic Museum

This week, El Pomar Foundation Trustees announced approval of a $10 million dollar grant to the United States Olympic Museum.

U.S. Olympic Committee Signs 30-Year Museum Deal

(ATR) The USOC and U.S. Olympic Museum agreed to build a museum dedicated to the Olympic Movement in the U.S.

U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame Signs Agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee

RIA Novosti Roundup -- Sochi Donates Pucks; Russia's "Olympic Hockey Failure"

(ATR) Pucks from ice hockey gold medal games headed to IIHF Hall of Fame ... Rene Fasel on Russia's "hockey failure."

ATR Podcast -- Olympic Museum Opening

(ATR) Francis Gabet, the Director of the Olympic Museum joins us from Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss the opening of the Olympic Museum.

December Grand Reopening for Olympic Museum

(ATR) The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland will re-open to the public in 10 weeks. 

Armstrong Returns Medal; Olympics Museum Delayed; Cher Rebuffs Sochi

(ATR) Lance Armstrong returns medal... Olympic Museum delays.... Cher has harsh words for Russia.

London 2012 cauldron to go on display at Museum of London

On the Scene Photodesk - Doha Olympic Museum

(ATR) A look inside the “Olympics Past and Present” exhibition in Doha, Qatar….

Doha Mounts Olympic Exhibition

(ATR) Devotees of the Olympics should consider a trip to Qatar for an extraordinary exhibition of relics and memorabilia of the Games from ancient Olympia to London 2012. Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula reports from Doha.

Greatest Ever Collection of Athletics Memorabilia - IAAF Centenary Historic Exhibition

FIFA denunció a Blatter: investigan irregularidades en la construcción de un museo que costó más de 500 millones de dólares

“La denuncia identifica la participación directa del ex presidente de la FIFA Joseph S. Blatter junto con otras personas”, aseguraron desde la entidad con sede en Suiza

Rock gratis en toda la ciudad: la segunda jornada del Movistar FRI Music Week en fotos

Airbag, Los Ratones Paranoicos y Vanthra, el nuevo proyecto de Fernando Ruiz Díaz, fueron los grandes protagonistas de la segunda fecha del festival. Las mejores imágenes de los recitales