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Roadshow Brings “Table of Peace” To Djibouti, Donates Teqball Tables to Refugee Camps

Top Story Replay: Ski Mountaineers Climb Into Sport's Olympic Debate

(ATR) Competitors at the epic Trofeo Mezzalama want the traditional form of the sport in the Winter Games.

Ski Mountaineers Climb Into Sport's Olympic Debate

(ATR) Competitors at the epic Trofeo Mezzalama want the traditional form of the sport in the Winter Games.

Paris 2024 Sports Menu Review

(ATR) The fate of breaking and three other sports at the Paris Olympics now in the hands of IOC.

IOC Prepares to Tackle 2024 Sport Program

(ATR) The IOC Program Commission will have plenty to analyze when it meets next week in Lausanne.

A Good Year for Taekwondo

(ATR) - The sport gets worldwide attention for its role as a peacemaker in Korea. 

Americas Boxing Leader Drops AIBA Presidential Bid

(ATR) Osvaldo Bisbal talks to Around the Rings about the crucial election in November.

2 Minutes: IOC Executive Board meets in Lausanne

(ATR) IOC Executive Board met in Lausanne to determine process for choosing Paris 2024 sports among other decisions

Australia Crowned the 2017 Mixed Relay World Champions for First Time in Nation's History

Australia put forth a fierce come from behind finish to claim its first-ever World Championship title.

WBSC UNVEILS NEW BRANDING, 'GAME TIME!' SLOGAN IN OLYMPIC CAPITAL, LAUSANNE

A Battle for Cycling Presidency -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: FIFA contemplates major rule changes; shooting sport holds extraordinary general assembly.

ISSF to Discuss Olympic Changes with Shooting Industry

The ISSF has invited key stakeholders from the shooting industry to attend a summit in Munich on 5 June, to further explain and discuss the ISSF’s proposed innovative amendments to the Olympic Program.

Fishing Sport Tries to Reel in the IOC

(ATR) The International Sport Fishing Confederation is seeking to include angling into the Olympic program.

Golf Channel: Olympics Complicate 2016 for Top Players

(ATR) Golf analysts say the addition of the Olympics to the 2016 golf schedule will change strategies for the season.

Golf Executive Confident Olympics Will Drive Sport to New Heights

(ATR) IGF president Peter Dawson is adamant golf’s return to the Olympics will be a boon to the sport’s growth.

Tokyo Begins Planning for New Sports

(ATR) Working group looks at venues for five new sports proposed for 2020 Olympic Program. 

Bowling, Karate Excited by Tokyo Shortlist

(ATR) Tokyo will announce its decision on September 30.

Rollersports, Surfing Prepare to Pitch Tokyo 2020

(ATR) Both federations will visit the Japanese capital in the coming weeks to go before the additional event panel.

Top Story Replay -- Olympic Program Within Reach for Surfing

(ATR) The president of the International Surfing Association is pleased by the progress of his sport within the Olympic Movement.

Sport Climbing Goes Vertical at YOG Sports Lab

(ATR) The literal and metaphorical goals of one sport at the Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab are the same: keep climbing.

Largest Winter Olympic Competition Schedule Approved

(ATR) Sochi 2014 confirmed the competition schedule for the upcoming Winter Olympics.

Top Story Replay - Baseball, Softball Meet with Major League Baseball

(ATR) President Riccardo Fraccari tells Around the Rings the International Baseball Federation is highly confident its bid for Olympic reinstatement will promise “strong representation of the best players” following key meetings with Major League Baseball. This story was originally published Oct. 10.

Baseball, Softball Meet with Major League Baseball

(ATR) President Riccardo Fraccari tells Around the Rings the International Baseball Federation is highly confident its bid for Olympic reinstatement will promise “strong representation of the best players” following key meetings with Major League Baseball.

Tuesday Talk - Karate Chief on Universality, 2020, Managing the Size of the Games

(ATR) "With all respect to the others," Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings, "if there is a combat sport in the Games, it should be karate" ... He explains why inside this Tuesday Talk ...

Squash Champ Talks 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2020 Olympic Dreams

(ATR) Reigning world champion Nick Matthew tells Around the Rings squash’s addition to the 2020 Games would make the Olympic title his sport’s most coveted prize.

Karate Prepares to Unveil 2020 Olympic Bid Campaign

(ATR) World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings his sport's bid to join the Olympics is in better shape than the WKF's previous two attempts.

Innsbruck Torch Update; Squash Star Backs 2020 Bid; Ruggiero Retires

(ATR) Olympic flame covers ground quickly en route to first-ever Winter YOG ... Nicol David voices determination for Olympic inclusion ... Olympic champion, IOC member retires from U.S. ice hockey team.

Triathlon Mixed Relay Readies for Olympic Leg of Three-Part Bid Journey

(ATR) International Triathlon Union president Marisol Casado tells Around the Rings her sport’s mixed relay event is ready to bid for Rio 2016 after winning inclusion to both the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.

IOC President on 2020 Bids, Arab Spring, Cutting Olympic Sports

(ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge makes early comments about race for 2020 Olympics, cutting a sport from the Games, the impact of the Arab Spring and the creation of a new NOC in South Sudan. Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula has more in an interview with the IOC leader conducted last week in Beijing

Hoops Honcho Carries High Hopes for 3x3 Discipline

(ATR) The secretary general of the International Basketball Federation tells Around the Rings FIBA’s first-ever 3x3 Youth World Championship was simply the discipline’s next step toward possible Olympic inclusion.

Rio 2016 Olympic Chief Wants Beach Soccer in Games

(ATR) Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman tells Around the Rings that if the IOC approves the addition of beach soccer to the Olympic program, the discipline would be one of the highlights of the Games.

Tuesday Talk with Taekwondo - Leaders Confident of Olympic Future

(ATR) Leaders of the World Taekwondo Federation tell Around the Rings their sport has totally changed and “is no longer boring”.

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for Baseball-Softball Olympic Alliance

(ATR) The leaders of the International Baseball Federation and International Softball Federation tell Around the Rings they will not dive headfirst into a joint bid for Olympic reinstatement.

Tuesday Talk -- Golf Readies Olympic Comeback

(ATR) Golf is returning to the Olympic program for the first time since 1904. It’s International Golf Federation executive director Antony Scanlon’s job to keep the sport there.

Tuesday Talk -- Softball President on Baseball Partnership, Joint Olympics Return

(ATR) International Softball Federation president Don Porter tells Around the Rings nothing is set in stone – including the name softball itself – as he partners with baseball for another Olympic pitch.

Softball and Baseball Await IOC Green Light for Joint Olympic Bid

(ATR) The president of the International Softball Federation tells Around the Rings he is hoping the IOC will look kindly on a plan to team up with baseball to get on the 2020 Olympics program.