FINA confirms athlete expression opportunities for Tokyo 2020

No Podium Protests Allowed at Tokyo 2020

(ATR) A clear majority of Olympic athletes want to continue to keep protests out of competition or ceremonial areas.

IOC Athletes' Commission's recommendations on Rule 50 and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games fully endorsed by the IOC Executive Board

As Tokyo Goes, So Goes Beijing 2022

(ATR) One year to go and still a surprise ... 

ICYMI: Surfing Boss Optimistic for Tokyo 2020; Belarus Hockey Situation

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

IOC Sanctions Belarus NOC For Athletes' Rights Violations

(ATR) Alexander Lukashenko and Belarusian NOC executives are banned from future IOC events including the Olympic Games.

Top Story Replay: Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Wrestler Navid Afkari to be Executed by Iran on Sept. 9 for a Peaceful Public Protest

Global Athlete demands that the head of Iranian Judiciary and the Iranian Supreme Leader immediately halt plans for the execution.

US Olympians Develop Protest Plans, Push for Equality

(ATR) Mexico City protest legend John Carlos among those tapped to advise US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

USOPC and AAC convene Team USA Council on Racial and Social Justice

Weighing In on Rule 50

(ATR) Australian athletes are overwhelmingly against protests during Olympic competition or on the medal podium.

#ICYMI: Remembering Mike Moran; IPC President 'Pleased' With Tokyo Plans

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

IPC Boss 'Pleased' With Plans for Delayed Paralympics

(ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons says he is reassured by Tokyo 2020's virtual presentation.

Global Athlete calls for the IOC and IPC to immediately abolish Olympic Charter Rule 50

Pour Global Athlete, le CIO viole les droits de l'homme

FrancsJeux reports en francais activist athlete organization says IOC, IPC are violating athlete rights ... 

Atlanta Centennial Park at Protest Crosshairs

(ATR) The legacy jewel of the Atlanta Olympics endures three nights of sometimes violent protests.

Dick Pound: Rule 50 Complaints 'Misguided'

(ATR) The IOC’s longest serving member responds to criticism of new guidance on athletes' freedom of speech during Olympics.

ICYMI: ATR Radio-New Campaign Battles Sport Abuse

(ATR) Also: U.S. athletes warned about protests during medal ceremonies in Lima. 

Pan Am Protests Draw Warnings

(ATR) U.S. athletes warned about protests during medal ceremonies in Lima.

Aussie Warned Over Swimming Protest

(ATR) FINA says protest against Chinese doping suspect violates federation rules.

Anti-Olympic Organizers From Eight Cities Head to Tokyo for "NOlympics Anywhere" Protest

PyeongChang Olympics Halts Ski Rental Businesses

(ATR) Ski shop owners in the mountains close to PyeongChang tell Around the Rings they will protest through the Olympics until compensated.

Press Release: City Council Rushes 2028 Olympic Vote This Friday, Despite Hosting ZERO Public Forums

View from the 16th Floor -- Photodesk

(ATR) ATR Publisher Sheila S. Hula had a bird’s eye view of the Olympic parade along Copacabana Beach last month.

Rio Police Issue Warning to Tourists -- On the Scene

Rio police officers, unpaid in over a month, warn tourists the city is far from safe. ATR's Aaron Bauer reports from Rio

Rio 2016 Cycling Test Event & Government Protest -- Photodesk

(ATR) A test event for cycling started early to accommodate a protest against the government at Copacabana Beach.

Human Rights Watch Condemns 2022 Candidates Ahead of IOC Vote

(ATR) HRW is pleading for the IOC to take action against serious human rights problems in both Almaty and Beijing.

Tibetan Protesters: "Stop Beijing 2022" -- ATR TV

(ATR) In Lausanne, Around the Rings captured video of Tibetan protesters chanting and scuffling with security.

Report: IOC Turning Back on Human Rights in China

(ATR) A coalition of Tibetan activist groups has submitted a report to the IOC protesting Beijing 2022.