Gone too soon - Brazilian Olympic diver Ian Matos passes away at age 32

Matos competed at his home country’s Olympic Games in 2016. The diver passed away in Rio de Janeiro from a lung infection


Richard McLaren Confirma Demanda Rusa; AMA desmiente

(ATR) El abogado canadiense Richard McLaren ha confirmado que enfrenta una demanda interpuesta por un grupo de atletas rusos.

Solutions for Rio Olympic Park Remain Elusive

(ATR) The search for a private operator of the Rio Olympic Park will extend well into 2019 and possibly beyond.

ATR en Espanol: Deserta Bicampeon Olimpico Cubano

(ATR) Se desconoce paradero de boxeador desaparecido en México.

Cuban Olympic Champ Deserts

(ATR) Whereabouts unknown of boxer Robeisy Ramírez, who disappeared in Mexico.

#ICYMI - Penny Testimony Damaging; ATR Radio; Pele and Lula Deny Bribery

(ATR) Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really want you to know about.

Monday Memo: Russia Olympics Election, South American Games

(ATR) This week: New Russian Olympic Committee prez…2026 World Cup report delay...South  American elite compete. 

Pele Expected to Testify in Rio 2016 Investigation

(ATR) The football star worked for the Rio bid before the city was chosen as host.

First Olympic Park Venue Opens to Public

(ATR) Rio de Janeiro began the process of bringing Olympic legacy to the public by opening Carioca Arena 3.

Hickey Case Highlights Brazilian, Irish Legal Differences

(ATR) A look at the legal systems of Brazil and Ireland, and what clues each shed on the ongoing case.

Rio Braces for First Olympic Working Day

(ATR) Rio organizers appeal to Cariocas to carpool and take public transit as first Olympic working day approaches.

UCI Remains Very Worried About Rio Velodrome Progress

(ATR) Comments from Eduardo Paes triggered speculation of a delay in the velodrome. UCI tells ATR they remain concerned. Aaron Bauer reports.

Rio 2016 Says Tourists Free to Come to Olympics

(ATR) Rio 2016 will follow WHO guidelines and issue no travel warnings ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

Sao Paulo Signs On to Host Olympic Football

(ATR) Also: Dutch NOC hospitality house planned in Ipanema ... new legislation outlaws Uber operations in Rio.

Sailing Fed Using Rio Test Event to Implement Sanitation Practices

(ATR) ISAF has sent Nibojsa Nikolic to Rio de Janeiro to help combat illness at the competition venue.


In 2014, Rio de Janeiro became furthermore an Olympic City. At Barra’s Olympic Park and at the Deodoro Sports Complex, new Olympic venues changed these neighborhoods landscapes. 

Nike to Outfit Team USA Through 2020 -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Atos opens 2015 Pan American venue; Rio 2016 commemorative coins.

Rio 2016 Focuses on Continuity After Election

(ATR) Dilma Rousseff will officially open the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

NOCs, Federations Visit Rio for 2016 Planning

(ATR) Rio 2016 will host 13 NOCs and three international federations through the rest of October.

Brazilian President Earns Most Votes in First Round of Election

(ATR) Dilma Rousseff and Aécio Nieves are the candidates for the second round of the Brazilian presidential election.

Atos Volunteer Portal Marks First Milestone Ahead of Rio 2016

(ATR) The first part of Atos` two-year lead-in for Rio 2016 is underway, Around the Rings has learned. 

Rio Report -- Tennis, Golf Delays; World Cup Bus Line Opens

(ATR) Tennis test event postponed ... golf course construction may hit courts ... Rio opens Transcarioca bus lines.

International Hockey Federation very positive about Rio 2016 progress

Cisco to Make Rio 2016 "Most Connected" Olympics

(ATR) Cisco is the newest sponsor of the Rio 2016 Olympics. 

Coe -- Olympic Involvement a "Win-Win" for Rugby and the Games

(ATR) Rugby joining the Olympic Program in 2016 represents a great opportunity for both the sport and the Olympics says Sebastian Coe. 


Tuesday Talk with NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel

(ATR) London will deliver an exciting backdrop for the Olympics says Gary Zenkel, president of NBC Olympics. In this Tuesday Talk, Zenkel also covers Rio de Janeiro, Sochi and why mobile technology helps deliver big TV audiences.

Jos Serra guarantees support to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Olympic Implications for NBC Comcast Deal

(ATR) The merger of U.S. cable giant Comcast and NBC Universal could play a pivotal role in the upcoming battle for broadcast rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympics, and how those Games reach the U.S. audience.