OpEd: Skateboarding debut in Tokyo misses the mark as a television event

Tim McFerran, president of World Skateboarding Federation, says there are a number of factors to explain why primetime ratings in the USA were “disappointing”.

The Opinionist: Spectators Will Define the Tokyo Olympics

Michael Pirrie says while the policy calls for fans in the stands, it "comes with terms and conditions attached".

The Opinionist: Spectators Will Define the Tokyo Olympics

Michael Pirrie says while the policy calls for fans in the stands, it "comes with terms and conditions attached".

OpEd: No Ode to Joy in Tokyo - Top Story Replay

(ATR) With less than nine weeks to go, these are the most fraught Games in my 30 years covering the Olympics says Ed Hula.

OpEd: No Ode to Joy in Tokyo

(ATR) With less than 10 weeks to go, these are the most fraught Games in my 30 years covering the Olympics says Ed Hula.

Top Story Replay: Looking For Signs of Hope For Tokyo 2020

In his latest OpEd, The Opinionist Michael Pirrie says that the Games still face "the many imponderables" of the pandemic.

The Opinionist: Looking For Signs of Hope For Tokyo 2020

In his OpEd, Michael Pirrie says that the Games still face "the many imponderables" that surround the pandemic.

OpEd: Brisbane 2032 Signals an Olympic Shift

The Opinionist says Brisbane’s nomination is a COVID circuit breaker and turning point for the Olympic Games.

OpEd: The Tough-on-doping Mantra is not a Catchphrase - It's a Prerequisite for Weightlifting's Survival

An Around the Rings exclusive: an OpEd by International Weightlifting Federation presidential candidate Ursula Papandrea

OpEd: How Low Do Federations Sink Before the IOC Steps In?

"The IWF is the new benchmark and I’m with the IOC–a new reformist presidency is desperately needed," says Callum Skinner.

IOC, Tokyo 2020 Need to Instill Confidence in Fans - OpEd

Olympic Games superfan says people who have money invested in tickets, hotels and airfare for Tokyo deserve answers.

OpEd - Taking a Pounding: A Stellar Clean Sport Careerist Who Said What People Thought

Ben Nichols, former Senior Media Relations Manager for WADA, on Dick Pound’s retirement from anti-doping.

OpEd: Mass Participation Sports -- A Force For Good, in Need of Rescue

In an exclusive to ATR, CSM's Lucy Owen says it's time to figure out ways to get live mass events back on the start line.

OpEd: Learning at Home Not Just a Game Changer During Pandemic

Robert Mazzucchelli of SportsEdTV describes a future where athletes are taught by world-class coaches via the internet.

OpEd: The IOC Stands in Solidarity With All Athletes and All Sports

Lana Haddad, COO of the IOC, wants to clear up "a profound misunderstanding" when it comes to the IOC and its finances.

OpEd: Tokyo Olympic Games - The Potential to be the Greatest Ever

Michael Payne, former IOC Director of Marketing/Broadcast Rights, gives us the reasons for his optimism in this editorial.

The Opinionist: From Oz With Love -- How Superstars and Sport Rescued a Devastated Olympic Nation

Michael Pirrie says something profound and unexpected is happening in Australia, 20 years after it hosted the Olympics.

Sand Blast: What Next for Beach Games

(ATR) Editor Ed Hula offers perspective on the future of the ANOC World Beach Games.

OpEd: The Case for Shooting Sport

(ATR) - USA Olympic & Paralympic Shooting's rebuttal to an OpEd calling for guns to be removed from the Games.

World Sports Journalists Day, July 2: Let's fight those who want to silence an unaligned media

An op-ed from International Sports Press Association President Gianni Merlo... 

OpEd: The Olympic Games Offer a Look Into What a Better and More Peaceful Future Could Be

Henry Kissinger says Olympics "exemplifies the positive possibilities of the modern world’s unprecedented interconnection".

OpEd: London Conference Amplifies Athlete Voice

(ATR) Para Powerlifter Ali Jawad endorses the Partnership for Clean Competition conference in April.

The Opinionist: Winning Isn't Everything - Counting the High Price of Cheating in Sport

Michael Pirrie says Australia’s cricket crisis is a wake up call for international sport.

Commonwealth Games Furor -- The Opinionist

(ATR) The Commonwealth Games stumble at the finish line writes Michael Pirrie.

OpEd: Women's Rights are Human Rights, and Women Have the Right to Equality in Sport

Olympian Donna de Varona explains how the IOC is leading the way in leveling the gender field in sports.

OpEd: Historic Korea Handshake Secures Safety and Success of PyeongChang Games and Athletes

Sport commentator Michael Pirrie analyzes the PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony and it's ramifications for peace on the Korean peninsula.

OpEd: No Personality for Tokyo 2020 Mascots

(ATR) ATR Editor Ed Hula opines that the three mascot finalists for Tokyo 2020 are three shades of bland.

OpEd: Russia Ban Could Launch an IOC Resurgence

Olympic and international sport commentator Michael Pirrie says the ban gives the IOC "a new stamp of authority".

OpEd: Olympic Champion Backs IOC Russia Sanctions

(ATR) Donna de Varona remembers doping scandals of another era and the politics behind them.

OpEd: Why I Worked to Drop Carlos Arthur Nuzman

(ATR) Alberto Murray Neto writes in this OpEd about his decades long campaign against Carlos Nuzman.