2 Minute Newscast: Rings On The Water

(ATR) Olympic Rings return to Tokyo...Also: Remembering Olympian Willie Smith.

The Return of the Olympic Rings

(ATR) The floating monument is back in Tokyo Bay after a refurbish.

OpEd: Questioning the Autonomy of Sport

(ATR) Aaron Bauer reflects on a nagging question as he prepares to leave the Olympic beat behind.

Copacabana Rings to Launch a Million Selfies

(ATR) It was only natural for a set of Rings to go on Copacabana Beach organizers tell ATR. 

IOC Chief Inaugurates Olympic Rings on Beijing Tower

(ATR) Thomas Bach says Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic organization is on track... Expresses confidence in Rio Games

Olympic Rings Decorate Madureira Park

The most iconic symbol of the Olympic Games is decorating the city for the Rio 2016 Games.

Olympic Rings from Sydney Bridge Sold on eBay

(ATR) The huge steel rings measure 40 meters high by 70 meters wide and weigh 50 metric tons.

London Latest - Heathrow Admits "Unacceptably Long" Lines; Team GB Registers

(ATR) Airport says all immigration desks will be open beginning July 15 ... 542 athletes across all 26 sports to represent Great Britain at Games ... CAS opens office in London ... Greene captains UK Athletics team ... Torch relay update ... More inside ...

Coventry gears up for the Games with giant Olympic Rings

On-the-Scene Photodesk - London Marks Month-to-Go Milestone

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in London as Games organizers marked Wednesday's one-month-to-go milestone with Olympic Rings for Tower Bridge and the opening of the Main Press Center ... NBC's celebrations from New York City also inside ...

On the Scene - Tower Bridge Dons Olympic Rings

(ATR) London Mayor Boris Johnson says the Olympic Rings on Tower Bridge are a “perfect” display of what Games-goers can expect in one month's time. ATR's Christian Radnedge reports ...

Reedie "Thrilled" to Carry Torch; Government Budget Briefing

(ATR) Craig Reedie tells Around the Rings about his experience carrying the Olympic Flame at St. Andrew's... Government gives final pre-Olympic briefing... Britain selects cycling team... More inside. 

Madrid takes proud possession of the Olympic rings

London Preps 50-Day Countdown; Diamond Jubilee Test for Police

(ATR) Milestone celebrations to emphasize how everyone in the U.K. can join in with the Games ... Met Police assistant commissioner talks Diamond Jubilee ... Torch relay update ... Glasgow gets giant rings ... More inside this London Latest ...

London Buzz - 150 Days to Go; Team GB Scarves; Olympics Role for Jeremy Lin?

(ATR) Around the Rings tracks top athletes and Olympic stakeholders on Twitter in a new weekly feature ahead of the London 2012 Summer Games.

Robertson Hails London as Model for Cost-Effective Olympics; Final Test Events

(ATR) Britain's Olympics minister Hugh Robertson tells Around the Rings that London 2012 can inspire other countries to bid for and stage the Games in a cost-effective way ... More inside this London Latest, including plans for the final 11 test events and giant Olympic Rings on the River Thames ...

London Latest - 2012 Roadmap for Team GB; Olympic Rings for Big Ben?

(ATR) New Year's cameo in doubt for Olympic rings ... Chef de mission says "there is still considerable work to be done" ... Theatre giant predicts poor Games-time draws.  

IOC Backs Tweeting Athletes; Ticket Hopefuls Disappointed by Second Phase

(ATR) IOC gives guarded blessing to use of social media at London Games ... Ticketing rush leaves more Olympic fans empty-handed ... Tower Bridge to sport Olympic rings ...

Olympic Rings Unveiled at St. Pancras; Christchurch's Outlook for Rugby World Cup

(ATR) Train station is first London landmark among many ... New Zealand prime minister wants city to stage its share of the tournament ... FIFA president expects no challengers in June election ... 

Golf, Rugby Meet with IOC

(ATR) As the new Olympic sports of rugby and golf search for venues in Rio de Janeiro, leaders of both sports meet with IOC staff in Lausanne to plan for the 2016 Olympics.

Top Story Replay - 2016 Olympic Bids Head Back to Lausanne

(ATR) For one last time, leaders of the bids for the 2016 Olympics head back to Lausanne to meet with the IOC and make suggestions on how to change the bidding process. Bring back IOC visits says one city.

Bidding for the Games - 2016 Olympic Bids Head Back to Lausanne

(ATR) For one last time, leaders of the bids for the 2016 Olympics head back to Lausanne to meet with the IOC and make suggestions on how to change the bidding process. Bring back IOC visits says one city.

Vancouver Media Watch: World Praises the Games

(ATR) The Winter Games that started under a cloud of tragedy now receive praise from media outlets around the world. London Olympic leaders want to capture the spirit of Vancouver 2010 when they host the games in 2012. Meanwhile, U.S. sports columnists debate the legacy of the Games while Russians deal with its fall from the medal podium.

Vancouver Photodesk: Closing Ceremony, Canada Wins Hockey Gold

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games end with celebrations. Closing ceremony brings laughter to B.C. Place Stadium and Canada takes gold in men's hockey. See photos from the final day of the Games.

Georgian President Defends Athlete; Changes for Luge Track; Autopsy Coming

(ATR) The president of Georgia says "no athlete should die because of a sports accident."

Vancouver View -- Biden to Vancouver; Security Demonstration; Intrawest Ad

 (ATR) VP Joe Biden to lead U.S. delegation... VANOC says fans should prepare for airport-style venue security...Intrawest ads for Whistler... Italians face doping fines ... Verizon partners with NBC...