PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Record Setting Olympics, First Village COVID Cluster

Veteran Olympics reporter Jacquelin Magnay joins the podcast with ATR’s Ed Hula. She talks about the records being set at the Games and the impact of a 2032 Olympics in Brisbane on Australian sport.

Greek artistic swimming team eliminated from competition in Tokyo due to covid-19

Five of the 12 athletes and staff on the team tested positive. The entire team has been moved out of the Olympic Village.

Tokyo 2020: IOC President Makes Verbal Gaffe; Olympic Village Opens to Little Fanfare

(ATR) Thomas Bach’s first public comments since arriving in Tokyo won’t help his standing with the locals.

Olympic Village Opens to Foreign Delegates Amid Uncertainty

(ATR) Possible new state of emergency due to Covid in Tokyo and stages without spectators

Bach: 'Safety First' for Tokyo 2020 Athletes

(ATR) For some, the restrictions in place to keep them safe may also prevent them from qualifying for the Olympics.

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

Beijing Prepared to Host Games Today - ATR Extra

The 2022 Olympic Winter Games have been marked with six consecutive years of progress since the IOC selected Beijing as the host city.

Tokyo 2020 Countermeasures Interim Report Released

(ATR) The measures include athletes residing in the Olympic Village to be tested for Covid-19 every four to five days.

Bach Tours Tokyo 2020 Olympic Village, National Stadium

(ATR) The IOC president also discussed the role of sport during the pandemic with the Australian prime minister.

FrancsJeux - A Tokyo, le village peut entrer dans l'histoire

FrancsJeux reports en francais about using the Athletes Village for Covid-19 patients ... 

Saburo Kawabuchi Appointed Olympic & Paralympic Village Mayor

2Minutes: WBSC Premier 12 & Lausanne 2020 Olympic Village

(ATR) Greer Wilson looks at the WBSC Premier 12. Over at Lausanne 2020 - mi casa es su casa?. 


Paris Advances Olympic Aquatics Plans

(ATR) Three architects are vying for the Paris 2024 aquatics center contract, one of the biggest projects of the Olympics.

Smoking Ban for Tokyo 2020 Venues

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 says it wants "to protect the health and safety of athletes, spectators and officials".

2 Minutes: A Tribute to an Olympic Legend

Also: The IOC visits Tokyo for a inspection ahead of 2020 Games.

Monday Memo: Paris 2024 Inspection, Koreas Meet at IOC, Olympic Day

(ATR) The IOC will celebrate Olympic Day with the help of North and South Korea... An early look at Paris 2024…

North Korea Team Welcomed to PyeongChang 2018

(ATR) A media frenzy around the welcome ceremony for the North Korea delegation at the Olympic Village.

PyeongChang Olympic Village Chief Promises Safety for Athletes

(ATR) Seung Min Ryu tells Around the Rings he will "bear a big burden" as Olympic Village mayor but work hard to provide comfort for athletes.

South Korea Makes Olympic Exception for North Korean Flag

(ATR) South Korean authorities will ignore a law that forbids raising the North Korean flag.

On the Scene - South Korean Skiers Head North, IOC Chief Sees Village

(ATR) A charter plane gets special permission…Bach visits Village... U.S. drops potential ambassador.

North Korea Plans Pre-Olympics Performance in Gangneung

(ATR) North Korea chooses venues in Gangneung and Seoul for art performances during recent visit to South Korea.

Team USA Could Break Winter Olympic Participation Record

(ATR) Nearly 500 athletes and support personnel will travel to South Korea a week before the Olympics to represent Team USA.

PyeongChang Villages Ready for Arrivals

(ATR) Athletes going to PyeongChang to compete will have a bed ready and waiting for them.

IOC Executive Board Approves Tokyo 2020 Urban Sport Venues

Tokyo Project Review Focused on Cost Cutting

(ATR) Scaling back some services at the Olympic Village is the focus of the ongoing IOC project review in Tokyo.

Buenos Aires 2018 presented its parks concept and promises a groundbreaking opening ceremony at the IOC Session

California Legislative Analyst: "Los Angeles' Low-Risk Bid a Role Model for Future Host Cities."

The California Legislative Analyst Office released a new independent review of the IOC's Evaluation Commission report, which was released on Wednesday.

IOC Evaluation Commission Praises LA 2024's "Transformative" Games Concept That is "Forward-Looking," "Dynamic" and "Futuristic," Promising "an Outstanding Athlete Experience" in a New Games for a New Era

The IOC Evaluation Commission praised LA 2024’s potential to help the Olympic and Paralympic Movements engage with the next generation. 

LA 2024 Venue Tour Part Two -- Photodesk

(ATR) IOC members joined the tour on day two of the 2024 evaluation commission visit in Los Angeles.