Northern Mariana Islands Governor checks in on preparations for 2022 Pacific Mini Games

Local organizers reported a visit from Northern Mariana Islands Governor Ralph Torres as preparations continue for the 2022 Pacific Mini Games.

Coe Visits Tokyo

(ATR) World Athletics President Sebastian Coe reiterates support of athletes kneeling on the podium during stadium tour.

World Athletics pleased with Oregon21 planning and preparations as five-day venue visit concludes

Bach Plans Post-Games Trip to North Korea

(ATR) The IOC chief is working to determine a date to visit North Korea after the Winter Olympics conclude.

Lima 2019: 'Papal visit shows what Peru can achieve.'

Future of World Games Begins in United States

(ATR) The World Games returning to its U.S. roots in 2021 provides a new world of opportunity for non-Olympic sports.

No Venue Tours at First Birmingham 2021 Inspection

(ATR) International World Games Association leaders visit Birmingham, Alabama for first Coordination Commission inspection.

World Games Plans Birmingham 2021 Inspection

(ATR) Jose Perurena tells ATR he will travel to Birmingham, Alabama in December to meet the city's new mayor.

PanamSports Increases Lima 2019 Supervision

(ATR) Carlos Neuhaus says PanamSports leaders are satisfied with progress with the Pan Ams less than 700 days away.

IPC Stresses Increased PyeongChang Paralympic Awareness

(ATR) The IPC tells ATR ticket sales and Paralympic engagement will be high on the agenda at upcoming project review.

IOC President Inspects Lima 2019's 'Accelerated Preparations'

(ATR) IOC chief Thomas Bach visits Lima's high-performance center ahead of the IOC Session.

ATR First: Boxing Championships 'Not Right Environment' for IOC President

(ATR) Thomas Bach cancels trip to AIBA championships in order to avoid taking sides in federation leadership crisis.

French Open Begins at Roland Garros -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Tokyo 2020 announces mascot selection process; World Stadium Congress begins in Doha.

IOC Begins Paris 2024 Evaluation -- Photodesk

(ATR) Photos from day one of the IOC Evaluation Commission inspection of Paris 2024's Olympic and Paralympic plans.

No Surprises from Los Angeles Says IOC

(ATR) LA 2024 makes sure all is in place for the IOC evaluation of the 2024 Olympic bid.

Los Angeles, Paris Ready for IOC Inspection -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: FIFA Congress in Bahrain; IPC reviews Tokyo 2020; Baku hosts Islamic Games; South Korea elects next leader.

PASO Unworried Over Lima Late Payment

(ATR) PASO leaders weigh their options over $3 million due from Lima for the 2019 Pan Am Games. 

Mori Seeks Solution to Tokyo Olympics Budget Crisis

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori says "unclear role sharing" between stakeholders is creating budget problems.

Tokyo Ready to Learn from Rio -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: IOC CoComm in Tokyo; IOC to visit Lima for Session inspection.

PASO Gives Lima 2019 To-Do List

(ATR) More is needed from the next Pan American Games hosts when they meet with PASO leadership in Qatar.

Youth at the centre of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

IOC Coordination Commission visits Buenos Aires and experienced a session of idea-sharing and feedback on the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games with a group of young Argentinian athletes.

IOC in Buenos Aires to Inspect Youth Olympic Hosts

(ATR) The IOC is making its third visit to Buenos Aires to check on progress for the next Youth Olympics.

New Lima 2019 President Impresses in First PASO Visit

(ATR) PASO leadership leaves Lima today following productive evaluation visit for 2019 Pan American Games.

Lima 2019 Prepares for PASO Inspection

(ATR) New Lima 2019 president Carlos Neuhaus is ready to welcome PASO leadership to Peru.

Zhukov Leaves Beijing 2022 CoComm for Putin; Kasper Impressed

(ATR) The Russian Olympic chief was forced to leave the first inspection visit after day one of the three-day check-up.

IOC President Salutes Croatia, Explains Rio Questions

(ATR) In a whirlwind visit to Zagreb Thomas Bach clears the air about missing the Paralympics.

IOC President Set for Rio Visit -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also; Russian athletes set to learn Olympic fate; U.S. Open begins in Pennsylvania, FIL Congress heads to Lake Placid.

IOC President to Visit New Brazil President

(ATR) Thomas Bach spoke with acting Brazilian President Temer on May 15, expressing confidence in Games preparations.

Paris 2024 Leaders Visit Marseille

Leaders of the Paris 2024 bid committee visit Mediterranean port city of Marseille to emphasize country-wide bid.

Baseball Diplomacy for Cuba, U.S.

(ATR) U.S. President Barack Obama to throw first pitch in Havana this month?

Skiers Rate First Experience at PyeongChang 2018 Venue -- On the Scene

(ATR) World’s top ski racers say their first visit to PyeongChang has been a positive, interesting and cultural experience.

Bach Visits Los Angeles 2024 Venues -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also; 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup emblem unveiled; Asia Olympic qualifying competition for rifle, pistol, shotgun; Rio 2016 NOCs Press By Name deadline.

First Look at New SportAccord Convention Location - Photodesk

(ATR) ATR  was on-the-scene with International Federations to check out the convention center hosting SportAccord in April.

IAAF Checks Russia Progress; Four Athletes Banned for Doping

(ATR) IAAF inspectors met the new ARAF president as the Russian Olympic Committee announced doping bans for four athletes.

Olympic hopefuls visit Olympic Museum and meet IOC President Thomas Bach at IOC Headquarters

From the shores of Lake Geneva to the fairways of Rio de Janeiro, the world’s top women golfers had a taste of what to expect in 2016 when they paid a visit to the Olympic Museum and IOC Headquarters ahead of the Evian Championship.

Laureus football legend Raul takes a jujitsu lesson to inspire young New Yorkers

Spanish football legend and Laureus Ambassador Raúl, currently a star of the New York Cosmos team, delighted youngsters today on a visit to a deprived area of the Bronx, when he tried his skills in the very different world of martial arts and jiujitsu.

One step closer to becoming a professional journalist: the U-Media Young Reports Program

On May 30, the Korean participants from the U-Media Young Reporters Program gathered in Gwangju to visit the host city and inspect the venues before the actual games in July.

Beijing 2022 Games has "embraced the spirit and goals of Olympic Agenda 2020" and offers much more, as successful IOC Evaluation Commission concludes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission completed today its five-day visit to Beijing, with the city’s Bid having “embraced the spirit and goals of Olympic Agenda 2020” while offering much more.

Beijing 2022 demonstrates why it is the right partner for the IOC to help carry Olympism into a new era

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit to Beijing has begun today with the Beijing 2022 bid looking to demonstrate it is the right partner for the IOC to further enhance the power of Olympism.

IOC Evaluation Commission arrives in Beijing to experience Beijing 2022 Bid plans first-hand

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Evaluation Commission has arrived in Beijing ahead of a 5-day inspection visit of the Candidate City for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.