The Hula Report: Bach Legacy is Female Successor

(ATR) IOC president making it possible for a woman to succeed him, says ATR Founder Ed Hula …

Michael Barredo appointed as new VP at 26th APC Executive Board meeting

HSBC Stands Behind World Rugby Despite Uncertain 2021 - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: FIBA names global telecommunications partner; Umbro signs agreements with two African national football teams

#ICYMI: 2023 Mediterranean Beach Games; Tokyo 2020 Tickets; Philippines Bid for 2030

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Philippines Wants to Step Up Hosting Duties

(ATR) The NOC believes hosting the just completed Southeast Asian Games will help the country stage the 2030 Asian Games.

Golden 25: #23 -- Philippines IOC Member Ascending

(ATR) One of the "youngsters" on the IOC -- Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski -- is poised to gain influence. 

FIBA Investigating World Cup Brawl -- Federation Focus

(ATR) Also: IAAF to decide on Russian suspension; ITTF creating professional league, weightlifting adapts to IOC sanctions...

More Federations Join Olympic Channel -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: FIBA selects World Cup hosts; ITU Executive Board launches Mixed Relay Series for 2018

FIBA Basketball World Cup to be staged in multiple countries for first time in 2023; decision on hosts set for December 9

The 8th Sapporo Asian Winter Games Ticketing Information

The 8th Sapporo Asian Winter Games Organising Committee (SAWGOC) has announced that tickets for the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games, which will run from February 19 to 26, 2017, are now available on sale.

Nicola Adams' pursuit of a first World Championship title continues on Day 5 as all Quarter-Final places are confirmed

A strong Monday afternoon session at the 2016 AIBA Women’s World Championships for the North American teams, and an impressive performance by the Philippine’s 2012 World Champion Josie Gabuco, helped guarantee fourteen nations qualified at least one boxer to the last eight of the light flyweight, light welterweight and heavyweight competitions.

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.

China Will Host FIBA Flagship Event in 2019

(ATR) Eight cities in China will host competition for the International Basketball Federation's 2019 World Cup. 

Philippines Bid Receives Unanimous Government Support for 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup

The Philippines bid for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup has today announced that it has received the full support of all levels of the nation’s Government.

Philippines 2019 Celebrate Anniversary of the World's Largest Indoor Arena

Philippines 2019, the country’s bid to host to FIBA Basketball World Cup, is celebrating the one year anniversary marking the opening of the Philippine Arena, the largest indoor arena in the world. 

Potential Hosts Crank Up Campaigns for 2019 FIBA Champs -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Archery fed launches new website

North Korean Flag Draws Protests; OCA May Move Asiad to 2018

(ATR) Protests in South Korea lead to the removal of competing countries' flags; Indonesia could host Asiad in 2018.

Philippine NOC Interested in Hosting 2018 Asian Games

(ATR) Even though the deadline to apply has passed, the president of the Philippines Olympic Committee hopes they will be considered for the Asian Games. 

OCA Meeting Ends; Lindberg Laments Stockholm Withdrawal - On the Scene

(ATR) The Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly will help rebuild the Philippines, according to the country’s vice president.  

FIBA expresses solidarity with Philippines' typhoon victims

Philippines Typhoon Forces OCA to Postpone Annual Meeting

(ATR) The Olympic Council of Asia postpones general assembly in the Philippines in the wake of the devastating typhoon.

News from the NOCs - IOC Warns of Kuwait, India Suspensions

(ATR) IOC Executive Board to debate suspending NOCs of Kuwait, India ... IOC member withdraws from India Olympic Association elections ... Switzerland, South Africa, Namibia reelect NOC presidents ... More inside this News from the NOCs ...

Wakeboard Pitches New Audience, Added Value in 2020 Olympics Bid

(ATR) President Kuno Ritschard tells Around the Rings the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation showed IOC inspectors “a well organized, technically sound sport” at the 2012 Cable Wakeboard World Championships.


NOC News - CAS Sets BOA Hearing; 2012 Updates from Philippines, Both Koreas

(ATR) Court of Arbitration for Sport to weigh in on lifetime ban for doping cheats ... Team GB adds two sailors to roster ... South Korea begins London training ... North Korea, Philippines talk 2012 delegation size.  

Olympic Briefs -- Cricket in Asian Games; British Olympian Turns 100

(ATR) Cricket will be played at the Asian Games in 2010, its first step in potential rejoining of the Olympic program… Centenarian is country's last gold medalist from the 1932 Games

Olympic Briefs -- LOCOG Sweetens the Pot; Beraho Wants ANOCA Spot

(ATR) Cadbury announces it will extend its sponsorship of London 2012...The head of the Rwandan National Olympic Committee announced his candidacy for the position of ANOCA secretary general