U.S. to Olympic baseball final as Cuban-American Eddy Alvarez becomes sixth athlete in Olympic history with summer and winter medals

Alvarez, the third U.S. athlete with medals in both Olympic Games, and the United States go for gold against Japan on Saturday.

ICYMI: Brisbane 2032; Tokyo 2020 Qualifying

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

Brisbane 2032 Clears Funding Hurdle - On the Scene

(ATR) The Federal and Queensland governments agree to split the cost of infrastructure projects in the 2032 bid.

#ICYMI: Time for Change at IWF; State of Tokyo Ticket Refunds

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

Brisbane 2032 Clears Another Hurdle

(ATR) The Brisbane City Council signs off on the bid as the process moves toward a possible IOC decision as soon as July.

Phelps Brand Launches Penny Oleksiak Collection

Special Page and Social Media Campaign

#ICYMI: Ukraine Exploring Olympic Bid; Jack Ma Missing

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

Ukraine Exploring Olympic Bid

(ATR) Ukraine interested in either the 2030 or 2032 Games.

Early Citizens' Referendum for 2032 Rhine-Ruhr Bid

(ATR) A referendum on a German bid for the 2032 Summer Games could be launched in 2021.

NOCs Face Uphill Road to Tokyo

(ATR) Additional financial burdens remain a concern for the Czech National Olympic Committee.

ICYMI: Baseball, Softball Adapt and Grow; Iran Judoka Seeks Asylum

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

Let It Snow in Tokyo

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 organizers will try artificial snow to combat the oppressive heat expected at next year's Olympics.

Gold Medal Pressure: Japan Sets Epic Goal

(ATR) The JOC wants to win record gold medal haul at the 2020 Olympics. Ian Thorpe says targets harm athletes.

Paris 2024 Opens Next Recruitment Wave

(ATR) The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee could reach double digits by the end of March.

Estanguet Relays Positive Start for Paris 2024 -- ATRadio

(ATR) The Paris 2024 president delivers his first report to the IOC since the formation of the OCOG in PyeongChang.

Nuzman Misses First Olympics in 20 Years

(ATR) The Brazilian Olympic Committee will participate in their first Olympics in two decades without its former president.

France Aims for 80 Medals at Paris 2024

(ATR) A new report outlines methods to increase high performance sport at the home Olympics in 2024.

Paris 2024 Bid Committee Ends with Surplus

(ATR) The Paris 2024 Olympic bid committee gives 5 million euros back to the city, regional and state governments.

ATR First: OLY post-nominal letters to honour Olympians

World Olympians unveils landmark OLY post-nominal letters ... first from Around the Rings! 

Golf's Olympic Future Built on Rio 2016 Success

(ATR) Olympic golf chief Peter Dawson says Rio 2016's golf legacy is strong as one of the few venues still in use.

De Vos: Paris, LA a Dream Come True for Equestrian -- ATRadio

(ATR) FEI chief Ingmar De Vos is thrilled with the selections of Pairs and LA as Olympic hosts.

Paris, Los Angeles Capitalize on IOC Flexibility -- Media Watch

(ATR) The host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games welcome the return of Olympics to Paris and LA.

U.S. Olympic Cities Signal Support for LA 2028

(ATR) Former Olympic host cities in the United States display the LA 2028 logo the night before Los Angeles’ official coronation.

ATR First: LA 2028 Evaluation Commission Finalizing Report

(ATR) Commission chairman Patrick Baumann tells ATR the report is progressing well and will be published Monday.

Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony on Tap for National Holiday

(ATR) Organizers of the next Summer Olympics will follow precedents set by London 2012 and Rio 2016.

ATR First: Kuwait NOC Suspension a 'Long-Term Problem'

(ATR) IOC deputy director general Pere Miro is not optimistic the Kuwait government's interference with NOC will end soon.

LA Given Greater Oversight of 2028 Olympics

(ATR) The City Council will be more involved in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics than it was with the 2024 bid.

Casey Wasserman: No Changes to LA 2028 Bid -- ATRadio

(ATR) Los Angeles Olympic bid chief joins ATRadio to talk next steps for bid as it transitions towards 2028 Games.

Usain Bolt Prepares for Final Race -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: LA City Council expected to approve 2028 on Friday; World Friendship Games begin in Burundi.