ITF's third annual World Participation Conference goes live

Barcelona to Host One of the Youngest Sports - Federation Focus

Also: ITF to hold conference on growing participation in sport; World Rugby launches major campaign around rugby sevens

PyeongChang Paralympics Transition Includes North Korea

(ATR) North and South Korea will meet again to talk potential Winter Paralympics participation.

No Russian Flag at Closing Ceremony

(ATR) The ROC remains suspended by the IOC but will be reinstated if no more doping violations from PyeongChang.

PyeongChang Olympics a 'Landmark Moment' -- ATRadio

(ATR) Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon joins ATRadio to talk the Olympics in South Korea and his new IOC role.

Joint Korean Skiing Session Venue Given Green Light

(ATR) The possibility of a joint training ski session in North Korea is one step closer to reality.

Koreas Unite for Winter Olympics

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach may head to North Korea, part of the deal struck for a Unified Olympic team from the Koreas, reports Kevin Nutley.

Warm Welcome for Koreas at IOC in Frigid Lausanne

(ATR) North and South Korean Olympic leaders are meeting at IOC headquarters. Kevin Nutley reports.

Talks With Koreas Last Into the Night -- On the Scene

(ATR) A late night Friday as IOC, North and South Korean officials prepare for landmark Olympic negotiations Saturday.

North Korean Olympics Delegation Could Reach Double Digits

(ATR) North Korea may send 20 athletes and staff to the Winter Olympics.

North, South Korea Could March as One in Olympic Opening Ceremony

(ATR) High-level talks between North and South Korea open the door for North Korean participation in PyeongChang.

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.

No Russia Changes to Olympics Video Game

(ATR) The rights holder for Olympic video games tells ATR Russia’s suspension won’t keep country out of newest game.

No Plans for Team USA Skipping PyeongChang 2018

(ATR) USOC responds to comments by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations calling USA participation an "open question".

BOA statement on Russian Participation at PyeongChang 2018

Putin Blames U.S. for Anti-Russia Doping Fervor

(ATR) Four more Russians banned from the 2018 Winter Games... Putin says U.S. behind it all.

IPC Hoping for First North Korean Winter Paralympian

(ATR) Paralympic and Korean leaders are optimistic for North Korean participation at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.

North American League Welcomes PyeongChang Participation

(ATR) At least one North American hockey league will authorize players to go to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

Time Running Out for NHL to Determine Olympic Participation -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Isinbayeva running for ARAF presidency; FIFA ..., summer federations leadership changes.

IOC Decision on Russia Sparks Worldwide Debate -- Media Watch

(ATR) Opinion from around the world on the IOC decision to allow Russian athletes to compete in Rio....

FINA statement - Participation of Russia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

FINA acknowledges and supports the IOC’s position in respect of the participation of clean Russian athletes to the Olympic Games in Rio.

FIG statement regarding decision of IOC Executive Board

The FIG has taken note of the IOC Executive Board's decision concerning the participation of Russian athletes at the Rio Olympic Games and shall fully adhere to it.

Ticket prices for FIFA Confederations Cup and FIFA World Cup announced

The ticket prices for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ were announced in Moscow today following a Local Organising Committee (LOC) board meeting with FIFA participation.

Russians Offered Last Hope for Rio 2016 Qualification

(ATR) Russian athletes must prove they have distanced themselves from country's tainted doping programs to be eligible for Rio 2016.

USOC expects record-setting Olympic Day participation in 2016

The United States Olympic Committee today announced a record-setting participation for Olympic Day 2016, with 2,120 events scheduled in 1,503 communities across the country expected to engage more than 800,000 Americans in celebration of the Olympic Movement.

Open Letter to IAAF President Sebastian Coe

On Friday June 17, the IAAF Council will make a transformative decision for our global athletics community when the Council meets to decide whether the Russian Athletics Federation will be reinstated to allow participation in the Rio Games. 

Russia Lobbies for Rio Olympic Inclusion as IOC Deal Looms

(ATR) Vitaly Mutko sports ministry tells ATR Russia's “clean athletes” should not be punished with a ban from the Rio Olympics.

IOC Latest - Kuwait Banned for Rio 2016; 2024 Bids Update

(ATR) Kuwait likely to miss Rio 2016; 2024 bid cities advanced to phase two and more from IOC exec board in Lausanne.

Kuwait Crisis Deepens; Serious Doubt for Rio 2016

(ATR) Kuwait’s participation at the Rio Olympics has been further jeopardized by more government interference in sport.

Bach: IOC to Participate in Vatican Faith and Sport Conference

(ATR) Pope Francis will welcome faith, sport and business leaders to first global conference dedicated to faith and sport.