G20 and IOC, between the thorny issue of Beijing 2022 and the situation in Taiwan

The paths of world politics and high sports politics often cross. It happened, for example, at the 2018 G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, when FIFA’s president Gianni Infantino addressed the plenary.

La reunión mundial más importante ya está sucediendo y no te has enterado

United Nations entity for gender equality tabs ITF president David Haggerty to champion the cause - Federation Focus

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Around the Rings presents “Mixed Zone”, a weekly podcast from behind the scenes of world sport

Two new podcasts, in English and Spanish, with the information and analysis that can only be found in Around the Rings.

Que el futuro será caluroso, es una certeza. Cuánto, depende de nosotros

United Nations OCHA Launches #TheHumanRace: A Global Challenge for Climate Action in Solidarity with the World’s Most Vulnerable

The launch of the Guide on the Security of Major Sporting Events

The launch of the Guide on the Security of Major Sporting Events

AIBA Invites Applications For Development Projects, Shows Support For UNESCO and UNHCR Objectives

World Rugby marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

UN and FIFA share strategic social goals

Fewer Athletes to Attend Tokyo 2020 Ceremonies

(ATR) Japanese government denies the possibility that the Games could be cancelled; a former IOC VP wants input from UN

Child trafficking in sport: launch of framework to safeguard children

UN General Assembly Approves Changes in Observation Period of Olympic Truce

GAISF joins forces with UNAOC for One Humanity campaign

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainability Pre-Games Report Unveiled

IOC Presidents Back UN Day of Sport, Peace

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach pedals his pitch for sport and development...From the archives: Jacques Rogge's UN farewell in 2013.

Here, There and Everywhere - Dow Olympic Sponsorship

(ATR) Dow's Olympic sponsorship may not be immediately apparent, but its mark is everywhere. 

Rainn Wilson, Hope Solo, AJR and more join forces with UNDP to bring Eyes to the Sustainable Development Goals

Influencers challenge millions of viewers to watch to the end

Lights, camera, sustainable action: Short films to fund action on Sustainable Development Goals

Campaign draws on power of social influencers to fuel SDG action

IPC Press Release -- Transforming Lives: Barcelona 1992 accessible transport

IJF pledge Support for Refugees Ahead of First-ever Global Refugee Forum

IOC President stresses importance of unity and solidarity as UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for Tokyo 2020 by consensus

#ICYMI: Gender Equality at Dakar 2022; Russia Scores SportAccord

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

Transforming Lives: Barcelona 1992 infrastructural legacy

Tokyo 2020: The Heat is On

(ATR) Marathon venue change official…open water swim worries...Tokyo 2020 President to U.N.

Natural horse power provides heat and electricity to Helsinki

Korean Olympic Diplomacy at U.N.

(ATR) The president of South Korea vows to press forward with a joint bid with North Korea for the 2032 Olympics.

Taekwondo demonstration of the GCS Global Taekwondo Peace Corps Korea

OpEd: The Olympic Games Offer a Look Into What a Better and More Peaceful Future Could Be

Henry Kissinger says Olympics "exemplifies the positive possibilities of the modern world’s unprecedented interconnection".