Beijing 2022 Paralympics were a bigger challenge than expected, but athletes still held center stage says IPC President

IPC President Andrew Parsons revisits the politically fraught Beijing 2022 Paralympics, addresses next steps and discusses the current political environment in international sports during an exclusive interview with Around the Rings

European 2022 Curling Championships moved from Russia

It was scheduled for this May at Molot Arena in Perm, Russia

Ukrainian Paralympic delegation faces “mammoth challenge” trying to get to Beijing

Conflict threatens Ukrainian athletes’ ability to compete in the Paralympic Games

IOC Executive Board urges all International Federations to move or cancel events in Russia

The IOC also reiterated their strong condemnation of Russia violating the Olympic Truce

IOC strongly condemns breach of Olympic Truce by Putin

The IOC is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine as Russian forces move in

THE COLUMN: World tension due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict welcomes the Olympic Truce

This January 27, the call for a ceasefire in all armed conflicts across the world made by the United Nations was opened on the occasion of the Winter Olympics in Beijing

THE COLUMN: “When Samaranch left the IOC presidency it was also the end for me”, says Fekrou Kidane, the facilitator of the Olympic truce

In an interview with Around The Rings, the Ethiopian journalist and diplomat recalls his years at the IOC and his work at the UN on behalf of the Olympic Movement, in connection with the resolution for Beijing 2022.

United Nations adopts Olympic truce ahead of Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The idea of an Olympic truce is a tradition dating back to the Ancient Greeks thousands of years ago

IOC Athletes' Commission's recommendations on Rule 50 and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games fully endorsed by the IOC Executive Board

Three Guiding Principles for Beijing 2022 - ATR Extra

UN General Assembly Approves Changes in Observation Period of Olympic Truce

IOC President highlights athletes' exemplary role as the UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 by consensus

Russia Doping Reform High on WADA Agenda in Seoul -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Olympic Truce to be signed by UN; Rugby World Cup host city election; CoComm inspects Lausanne 2020.

IOC President Searches for Olympic Peace

(ATR) Thomas Bach works the corridors and chambers of the United Nations.

Death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member

An Olympic Truce? It's Not Found in Alemao

(ATR) We spent the day in Complexo do Alemão to see if the Olympics brought any respite to the constant violence. Aaron Bauer reports.

How the Olympic Truce is Working for Rio Games -- OpEd

Hugh Dugan, head of the Truce Foundation of the USA, takes a closer look at the Olympics as the original peace-through-sport movement.

Street Children Appeal to IOC, World in Rio

(ATR) The children called on the IOC to protect their peers and the world to recognize their rights.

Peace and Sport joins Chinese sailor Guo Chuan's Arctic Ocean World Record Challenge

A Champion for Peace since 2012, Guo Chuan is the first Chinese sailor to have single-handedly sailed around the world non-stop. Now he’s taking on the Arctic under the colours of Peace and Sport.

Olympic Truce Wall unites athletes in the name of peace

The symbolic Olympic Truce Wall opened on February 4 in the Coastal Olympic Village. According to the tradition of the Olympic Movement, the Olympic Truce Wall is installed in the Olympic Villages a few days before the opening of the Games in order to let the competitors from different countries are able to leave their wishes for maintaining world peace and support the idea of an Olympic Truce.

The United Nations Calls for an Olympic Truce to be Observed during the Sochi 2014 Games

Sochi Scene - IIHF Qualifiers; US, UK Ticket Sales Launch; ATR, RIA Novosti Partner

(ATR) Ice hockey fields set for Sochi 2014 ... CoSport opens ticket sales in US, UK, five other markets ... Around the Rings launches partnership with RIA Novosti ... More inside this Sochi Scene ...

Remember, reflect, imagine peace ... The International Day Against Fascism and Anti-Semitism

The Olympic Truce helps to show the world that peace is a possibility

On the Scene -- UN Adopts Olympic Truce

(ATR) The international community pledges to suspend all wars for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Ed Hula III reports from the UN General Assembly in New York City.

Monday Memo -- Olympic Truce Vote; Pan Ams; FIFA Reform

(ATR) UN General Assembly receives Olympic proposal ... Bulk of sports begin in Guadalajara ... First board meeting for PyeongChang ... London Assembly grilling on tap for 2012 organizers ... FIFA reform expected from Ex-Co meeting ... All that and more ahead this week from ATR.

Sochi Touts "Unprecedented" Olympic Legacy; London 2012 IT Update

(ATR) Sochi 2014 CEO speaks on the social and environmental legacy of Russia’s first Winter Games ... More sponsors for Olympic truce ... Ukrainian president on 2012 preps ... LOCOG chief information officer on challenges ahead.

The Olympic Truce

Olympics Occupy Wall Street; IOC Doping Recommendation; 2020 Bid Problems?

(ATR) Two figures in Olympic Movement at Occupy Wall Street ... IOC Athletes' Forum releases recommendations for Executive Board approval ... Richard Pound sees economic problems for Madrid, Rome bids ... More inside.

Furlong Responds to IOC Query; Autographs Erased from Vancouver Relics

(ATR) Vancouver Olympics chief John Furlong in touch with the IOC over bidding deal ... Olympian signatures erased from 2010 monument…

IOC Denies Beijing Deal, Becomes UN Observer; Olympic Truce Adopted

(ATR)  IOC denies claims of a secret deal to bring the Olympics to China... The UN approves the observer status of the IOC... Olympic Truce adopted.