Asian Games Roundup -- Heat, Pollution Issues; Palembang Fire

(ATR) Government considers factory shutdown before marathon... Second fire at Palembang venues. Ed Hula III reports from Jakarta

Sailing and sustainability go hand in hand

Paris is Committed to Responsible Events

The City of Paris, Amaury Sport Organization and partners recall their commitments to reduce pollution events in the capital.

Paris s'engage pour des vnements responsables

La Mairie de Paris, Amaury Sport Organisation et ses partenaires rappellent leurs engagements pour réduire la pollution des évènements dans la capitale.

Paris Ends Pollution Restrictions, Readies for Upcoming Events

(ATR) Paris deputy mayor tells ATR the city's air is now clean following worst pollution in 10 years.

Rio Olympics Prevail Despite Problems -- Media Watch

(ATR) The Rio 2016 Olympics are being viewed as a mild success despite major concerns that plagued organizers.

Ecoboats Ramp up Work in Guanabara Bay

(ATR) Ecoboats are working 8 hour shifts to remove floating trash from Guanabara Bay, that will increase during the Games.

FINA Picks Up Slack to Offset Rio Budget Cuts -- ATRadio

(ATR) FINA general secretary Cornel Marculescu tells ATR the federation will help run the aquatics competitions at Rio 2016.

China Vows to Clean up Air Ahead of 2022 Olympics

(ATR) Also: A ceremony at Beijing's Great Hall of the People marks the formal establishment of Beijing 2022.

Olympic Venues "Superb" Despite Beijing Smog Red Alert

(ATR) As Beijing is issued a "red alert" for intense smog, ATR has learned all is well in some mountain venues.

Sailing Federation Chief Resigns Amid Rio 2016 Troubles

(ATR) ISAF denies CEO Peter Sowrey’s resignation is linked to ongoing pollution crisis in Rio 2016 Olympic waters.

Nuzman: Bay Will Not Impact Athlete Health at Rio 2016

(ATR) Carlos Nuzman says "priority” will always be to protect athletes health when competing in Guanabara Bay.

Sailing Open to Leaving Polluted Bay for Olympic Races -- On the Scene

(ATR) Alastair Fox says that fair racing will be protected at Rio 2016, no matter the condition of the bay.

Rio Tranquil at Year to Go -- Op Ed

(ATR) Rio calmly faces unfinished business with traffic and water pollution, says ATR Editor Ed Hula.

IOC: Guanabara Bay Pollution "Biggest Challenge" for Rio 2016

(ATR) Alex Gilady tells ATR the pollution at the sailing venue should have been dealt with many months ago.

Conditions "Not Safe" for Rio 2016 Regatta

(ATR) A Rio de Janeiro biologist believes the ISAF is right to move the Olympic regatta outside Guanabara Bay.

Pollution, Crime Loom Over Rio Olympic Preps -- Media Watch

(ATR) Also: Media in Boston weigh in on who's to blame for backlash against the Boston 2024 Olympic bid.

NGO Says No to Rio Bay Cleanup

(ATR) Also: Favela residents protest Olympic Park construction ... Large ticket requests ... Mayor at Deodoro.

"Ecological Holocaust" Looms Over Rio 2016 -- Media Watch

(ATR) The Olympic golf course and water conditions at Guanabara Bay spark protests in Rio against the Olympics.

Two Flames, Water Pollution at 2016 Olympics -- Media Watch

(ATR) Two flames possible for opening ceremony of Rio Games ... Pollution and a fish die-off at Guanabara Bay.

Don't Go Swimming in Waters of Rio

(ATR) Olympic sailors should be vaccinated before swimming in Guanabara Bay, according to one expert.

Rio Misses Environmental Goals for Water Venues

(ATR) Rio de Janeiro 2016 water venues will not be as clean as promised in its bid book.

Beijing Promises Clean Air for 2022 Winter Olympics -- On the Scene

(ATR) Bob Mackin reports from Beijing on the bid for 2022...

ITU Unfazed by Rio Water Pollution

(ATR) The ITU say they have no concerns about the quality of water on their course for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Press Release: Russian Authorities Okay New Waste Landfill in Sochi Mountains in Secret Meeting

Olympics Transform China's Image, Says Rogge

(ATR) On the eve of the Beijing Olympics, IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Games will change people's perceptions of China for the better and provide a major boost for the Olympic Movement.

On the Scene -- Beijing Says "Very Easy" to Guarantee Clean Air for Games

(ATR) Despite smoggy haze most of the week in Beijing, an official responsible for air quality for the Olympic city says the air is of good quality with less than two weeks to the Olympics.

El plástico de un solo uso crece en el mundo y estos son los responsables

En Serbia, un Danubio no demasiado azul

Contaminación extrema en Nueva Delhi tras un show de fuegos artificiales