Seoul Celebrates 30 Years Since Summer Olympic Games
(ATR) Proposals are coming to share the Olympic Games and the formation of unified teams
Golden 25 - #6 - Olympic Bid Leaders for 2024
(ATR) Convincing IOC members to vote for their city: the ultimate challenge.
Budapest 2024 leaders applaud historic agreements of Europe's Sport Ministers, boosting ethical sport
Hungary Puts Olympic Truce back in Spotlight at Historic Games Anniversary
Peace and Sport Forum Seeks Sustainable Positive Change
(ATR) Ninth edition returns to Monaco with the theme "Game on for Peace: Changing the World through Sport"
Peace Walk - 9th Peace and Sport International Forum
The 2016 Peace and Sport Forum will be held in Monaco from 23-25 November.
Czech Gymnastics Legend Vera Caslavska Honored in Prague
(ATR) Seven-time Olympic champion became a hero for protesting 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Budapest 2024: Referendum Won't Kill Olympic Bid
(ATR) The anti-Olympic lobby in Hungary has gained momentum in recent weeks.
Schmitt Denies Ethics Breach
(ATR) IOC member Pal Schmitt speaks for the first time about the scandal that led to his downfall as president of Hungary and a hiatus from the IOC.
On the Scene at SportAccord - IOC Roundup
(ATR) Candidates for the IOC presidency will present to their peers..Changes for Olympic ticketing…Reaction to the election of Marius Vizer as SportAccord president…The return if Pal Schmitt…. More from the press conference of IOC President Jacques Rogge at SportAccord in St. Petersburg Russia.
IOC Set to Punish Schmitt Over Plagiarism Scandal
(ATR) Pal Schmitt may keep his IOC membership but could be kicked off two commissions after being found guilty of plagiarism by a Hungarian university.
End to Schmitt Case; Olympians Join Hall of Fame; London Venue Legacy Update
(ATR) Hungarian university finds IOC member plagiarized… Four Olympians join gymnastics hall of fame… Legacy secured for final permanent Olympic Park venue… more inside…
No End in Sight for Schmitt Plagiarism Appeal
(ATR) Pal Schmitt’s fight to restore his battered reputation moves into its 10th month ...
Scandal Forces Schmitt to Miss London Olympics
(ATR) Around the Rings has learned that Pal Schmitt of Hungary has voluntarily relinquished all IOC duties amid the investigation into a plagiarism scandal.
On the Scene at SportAccord - Rogge Encourages Doha; Mum on Saudis
(ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge tells cities like Doha to try, try again. ATR's Matthew Grayson reports from Quebec City.
Moon still an IOC member, awaits results on investigation
Pal Schmitt Resigns as President of Hungary
(ATR) IOC member Pal Schmitt resigns as President of Hungary after it was determined he plagiarized sections of his doctoral dissertation.
Blatter, FIFA Ex-Co Back Ethics Reforms; University Revokes Schmitt Doctorate
(ATR) FIFA president backs calls for major revamp made by anti-corruption adviser ... Hungarian president, IOC member loses doctoral degree ... World champs in men's curling, team table tennis, ice sledge hockey ...
2020 Bids Visit Innsbruck; 2017 World Games Awarded; New WOA Patron Unveiled
(ATR) Istanbul, Doha send delegations to Winter YOG ... Wroclaw, Poland wins hosting rights ... Baku 2020 touts Azeri ski resort ... Prince Albert spreads support ... Hungarian president denies plagiarism.
IAAF Ups Ante for Records, Unveils Key Figures; Presidential Canoe Visit
(ATR) One week until athletics world championships ... IAAF offers bounty for world records ... Hungarian president visits canoe world championships ... Carl Lewis heads back to court ... Vlade Divac in a war of words ... More inside.
Tuesday Talk -- IOC Sport and Environment Chair on Greening the Games
(ATR) Hungarian IOC member Pal Schmitt tells Around the Rings the environmental responsibility now required of Olympic organizers is setting an example for others to follow.
Monday Memo -- Princely Wedding; ANOCA Assembly; One Week to Durban
(ATR) Albert of Monaco invites entire IOC to nuptials ... 2018 Winter Olympic bids make penultimate pitches in Lome ... USOC may name new London chef de mission ... All ahead this week from ATR ...
Bidding for the Games -- Yu Na Kim; Munich Vote; Annecy Improving
(ATR) Yu Na Kim for PyeongChang... Munich bid leader on referendum... Annecy chief on Doha visit and bid cities briefing ... No plans for Olympic bid from Budapest...
Doha Declaration -- Youth Key to Advancing Sport & Environment
(ATR) Young people are the hope of the movement to make sport a good fit for the environment says the final report from the 9th World Conference on Sport and Environment in Doha, Qatar.
IOC Sport and Environment Conference Puts Spotlight on Qatar
(ATR) Declaring respect for the environment an “Olympic obligation”, IOC President Jacques Rogge opens the 9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment in Doha, Qatar…Ed Hula reports from Doha
New Efforts Needed to Increase Number of Women Sport Leaders
(ATR) A panel of experts says much more needs to be done to include women in leadership positions of international sports organizations
On the Scene -- Peace and Sport Conference Opens in Monaco
(ATR) Sports ministers, IOC members and leaders of national Olympic committees and international federations gather in Monaco for the second International Peace and Sport Forum beginning today