Top Story Replay - Rio 2016 CEO on Hiring, Sponsors, Co-Comm
(ATR) Sidney Levy tells Around the Rings "there is nothing ahead of us that will prevent us from delivering great Games" ... More from the new Rio 2016 CEO inside this wide-ranging Tuesday Talk ... This story was originally published Feb. 19.
Tuesday Talk - Rio 2016 CEO on Hiring, Sponsors, Co-Comm
(ATR) Sidney Levy tells Around the Rings "there is nothing ahead of us that will prevent us from delivering great Games" ... More from the new Rio 2016 CEO inside this wide-ranging Tuesday Talk ...
Tuesday Talk - Rene Fasel on Swiss Bid, IOC Presidency, NHL Players in Sochi
(ATR) "Switzerland is not just about money and chocolates," Rene Fasel tells ATR ... More from the Swiss sports leader inside this Tuesday Talk, including his thoughts on bidding for the 2022 Olympics and the race to succeed Jacques Rogge ...
Tuesday Talk - Sochi to Test Fireworks "Cannons"
(ATR) Sochi 2014 is ready to test cannons of fireworks as it marks one year to the Games Feb. 7. CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko reveals more secrets planned for the big day in this Tuesday Talk with Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula ...
Top Story Replay - Nuzman on Legacy, Leadership, Lessons from London 2012
(ATR) Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman tells Around the Rings that Rio de Janeiro will be "the number one best example" of a city forever changed by the Games ... More inside this Tuesday Talk, originally published Dec. 6 ...
Tuesday Talk - Nuzman on Legacy, Leadership, Lessons from London 2012
(ATR) Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman tells Around the Rings that Rio de Janeiro will be "the number one best example" of a city forever changed by the Games ... More inside this Tuesday Talk ...
Tuesday Talk - Olympic Museum Renewal
(ATR) Tucked into a hillside overlooking Lake Geneva, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne is closed for renovation. Museum director Francis Gabet explains the changes coming in this Tuesday Talk ...
Monday Memo - Sochi Co-Comm; Tuesday Talk with Olympic Museum Director
(ATR) IOC inspectors visit Sochi ... Francis Gabet discusses renovations to Olympic Museum ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...
Tuesday Talk - London Mayor "Full of Fire"
(ATR) London Mayor Boris Johnson tells Around the Rings he wants to lead the city to its Olympic legacy – not seek a higher office. More in Tuesday Talk ...
Top Story Replay - Craig Reedie on London, Olympic Bids, New IOC President
(ATR) New IOC vice president Craig Reedie talks to Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula about the success of London, the size of the Olympics and bids for the Games in this Tuesday Talk ... This story was originally published Sept. 11.
Tuesday Talk - Craig Reedie on London, Olympic Bids, New IOC President
(ATR) New IOC vice president Craig Reedie talks to Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula about the success of London, the size of the Olympics and bids for the Games ...
Monday Memo - London Parade Lauds Team GB; Team USA Meets Obama
(ATR) "Glorious miasma of color, noise and excitement" set to sweep through London ... Olympians, Paralympians to meet U.S. President ... Tuesday Talk with Craig Reedie ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...
Tuesday Talk - SportAccord Makes Case for Control of .Sport Domain
(ATR) SportAccord digital media manager Pierre Germeau tells Around the Rings administration of a presumptive .sport domain must not fall into the wrong hands.
Tuesday Talk - New Bobsleigh No. 2 on 2014 Olympics, 2016 World Champs
(ATR) Heike Größwang tells Around the Rings she will "try to be a woman and do the job" as she succeeds Ermanno Gardella, FIBT secretary general since 1970 ... More inside this Tuesday Talk ...
Tuesday Talk - Karate Chief on Universality, 2020, Managing the Size of the Games
(ATR) "With all respect to the others," Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings, "if there is a combat sport in the Games, it should be karate" ... He explains why inside this Tuesday Talk ...
Tuesday Talk - Nike Brand President on Beijing, London, Beyond
(ATR) Charlie Denson tells Around the Rings he expects London 2012 to be "every bit as big" as any Olympics ever. More from the President of the Nike Brand inside this wide-ranging Tuesday Talk ...
Monday Memo - 50 Days to London; Torch Relay to Ireland, Scotland; Euro 2012 Kicks Off
(ATR) London marks 50 days until opening ceremony of Olympics ... Torch relay heads to Dublin, then Scotland ... UEFA football finals kick off in Poland and Ukraine ... Rio welcomes Co-Comm ... All that and more ahead this week from ATR ...
Tuesday Talk - Hein Verbruggen on Expanded Multi-Sport Events
(ATR) For SportAccord president Hein Verbruggen, the future of the umbrella body for 105 international sports federations and organizations is bright following another year of strong growth. ATR's Mark Bisson has more ...
Tuesday Talk - Russian Olympic Committee Chief on ANOC Assembly, Sochi, Putin
(ATR) Alexander Zhukov tells Around the Rings the hosting of major events, the promotion of Olympic ideals and values as well as the development of both elite and mass sport will top the Russian Olympic Committee’s agenda through at least 2020. More inside this edition of Tuesday Talk.
Tuesday Talk - Financial Crisis Means "Zero" Gov Support for Greek Olympians
(ATR) The president of the Hellenic Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings that a full team with medal contenders will go to the London Olympics, despite the financial crisis in Greece.
Tuesday Talk - Westfield Stratford City on Remaining Spaces, Social Legacies
(ATR) Westfield's head of London 2012 brand alliance tells Around the Rings "we’re still very much open for business" to Olympic sponsors, NOCs, broadcasters and others looking to showcase themselves during the Games.
Tuesday Talk with IOC Director of NOCs - 2012 Funding, Arab Spring, Problem Countries
(ATR) Pere Miro tells Around the Rings that National Olympic Committees “don’t live on the moon” with regard to the financial crisis, Arab Spring and other world events. More inside this Tuesday Talk.
Tuesday Talk - New World Olympians Association President
(ATR) Newly elected World Olympians Association president Joel Bouzou tells Around the Rings “champions have a role to play” in society at large. More inside this Tuesday Talk.
Tuesday Talk -- Tennis Chief on Davis Cup, Mixed Doubles at 2012 Olympics
(ATR) International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti tells Around the Rings his sport's Olympic reinstatement in 1988 is a major cause of the marked parity present in today's game.
Tuesday Talk - Jon Tibbs on Russian International Olympic University
(ATR) Olympic bid consultant Jon Tibbs tells Around the Rings he expects his course on brand-building and communications to be the start of great things to come for Sochi's new Russian International Olympic University.
Tuesday Talk - New Commonwealth Games Federation President on 2018 Decision
(ATR) Prince Tunku Imran tells Around the Rings his colleagues were correct to award the 2018 Commonwealth Games to Gold Coast. More from the newly elected CGF president in this Tuesday Talk.
Tuesday Talk - Peace and Sport Founder Joel Bouzou
(ATR) The founder of Peace and Sport gets ready to nudge his baby out of the nest. More from Joel Bouzou as he reflects on the just-ended fifth annual Peace and Sport International Forum held in Monaco ...
Tuesday Talk - PASO Chief on Global Crisis, IOC Retirement, Pan Am Games
(ATR) Mario Vazquez Rana tells Around the Rings he believes the global economic crisis is a danger for sport, reflects on retiring from the IOC and offers his expectations from the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara. More in this Tuesday Talk with the President of the Pan American Sports Organization, conducted by ATR Editor Ed Hula.
Tuesday Talk -- Rami Ramachandran, World Squash Federation President
(ATR) Rami Ramachandran, president of the World Squash Federation tells Around the Rings the federation has "100 percent commitment" to joining the Olympic Program in 2020. More inside this week's Tuesday Talk.
Tuesday Talk -- Thomas Bach on Olympic Bids, IOC Presidency, London 2012
(ATR) IOC vice president and German NOC leader Thomas Bach tells Around the Rings that Germany will once again bid for an Olympics. More in this edition of Tuesday Talk ...