Lausanne 2020: a popular and financial success

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Putting Israel on the Winter Sports Map

(ATR) Alpine skier Noa Szollos wins the country's first medals in a Winter YOG or Winter Olympics.

2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games Awarded to Korea

(ATR) Gangwon Province wins the right to host, strengthening the legacy of PyeongChang 2018.

IOC Meets in Lausanne

(ATR) Without much fuss, the IOC gets ready to pick a site for the 2024 Winter YOG.

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Lillehammer Takes Over Youth Olympics Flag From Innsbruck

(ATR) “We will always be measured against the memories of ’94," a board member of the Norwegian Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings. Brian Pinelli reports from Innsbruck. 

News from the NOCs - Reaction to Winter Youth Olympic Games

(ATR) National Olympic Committees from around the world react to the just-completed Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Curtain Closes on Winter YOG

(ATR) Innsbruck 2012 passes on the Olympic Flame at a modest yet spirited closing ceremony to the first-ever Winter Youth Olympic Games. ATR's Brian Pinelli reports.

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Innsbruck Youth Olympic Games

(ATR) Another batch of on-the-scene photos from the ongoing Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck. 

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Weather Cancellations; Hockey Skills; Sponsors

(ATR) Uncooperative weather forces delays, cancellation of events for the first time ... Ice hockey's skills event a big hit ... Olympic sponsors show off ... ATR's Brian Pinelli reports from the Youth Olympic Games.

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Vonn Visit; Snowboard Slopestyle; First Triple Gold Medalist

(ATR) Olympic champion, athlete ambassador stops by ski venue ... Canada goes two-for-two in rescheduled slopestyle finals ... Home team boasts first triple gold medalist ... ATR's Brian Pinelli reports from the Winter Youth Olympics.

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Medal Ceremony Rescheduled Due to Discovery of WWII Bomb

(ATR) Thursday's top finishers are forced to wait a day to get their medals due to the discovery of an aerial bomb from World War II at Innsbruck’s Bozner Platz. ATR's Brian Pinelli reports from the Youth Olympic Games.

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Innsbruck Medal Firsts

(ATR) Around the Rings is on the scene in Innsbruck as medal firsts are set right and left at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games. Highlights from YOG days two through five inside.

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Outdoor Speed Skating, Father-Son Ice Hockey Rivalry

(ATR) Speed skating returns to its roots this week as all four events are held outdoors ... Canadian gold medalist's son laces up skates for Team USA ... ATR's Brian Pinelli reports from Innsbruck.

Around Innsbruck 2012 - Games Open; More Moms for P&G; Weekend Schedule

(ATR) Three cauldrons burn above Innsbruck as first Winter Youth Olympic Games begin ... Procter & Gamble eyes worldwide carry for "Thank You Moms" campaign ... 16 gold medals up for grabs over weekend.

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympics Open

(ATR) Scenes from the Tyrolean streets, Youth Olympic Village, YOG competition venues, 75th Anniversary AIPS Congress and, of course, Friday evening's opening ceremony inside.

Monday Memo - Innsbruck Youth Olympics; 2012 Gymnastics Test Event

(ATR) First-ever Winter YOG reach full flight ... Gymnastics test event resumes with rhythmic routines ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...

Around Innsbruck - Yu Na Kim, Perfect Weather, No New Austrian Olympic Bid

(ATR) Figure skating star Yu Na Kim greets Innsbruck Youth Olympians ... YOG leaders say all ready for opening ceremony but no new Olympic bid from the Tyrol ...

"Innsbruck is Ready" Says Austrian Olympic Leader

(ATR) The secretary general of the Austrian Olympic Committee tells Around the Rings "we are in a very good situation" ahead of Friday's opening ceremony of the first-ever Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Athletes Enjoy Comfortable Living Inside Innsbruck Youth Olympic Village

(ATR) With two days to go before the opening of the Winter Youth Olympic Games, journalists take a tour of the village for the teenage competitors in Innsbruck ... ATR’s Brian Pinelli is there.

"Grey Eagles" Set to Take Flight at Innsbruck Youth Olympics

(ATR) A member of Innsbruck 2012's innovative “Grey Eagles” volunteer program tells Around the Rings she can't wait to see the Olympic Flame light up Innsbruck for the third time. 

Monday Memo - London 2012 Marks 200 Days to Go; Innsbruck 2012 Opens

(ATR) Olympic organizers celebrate major milestone ... First-ever Winter Youth Olympic Games opens ... Gymnastics stages 2012 test event, final qualifier ... 2017 World Games up for grabs ... Big week for Rome 2020.

Innsbruck Torch Update; Squash Star Backs 2020 Bid; Ruggiero Retires

(ATR) Olympic flame covers ground quickly en route to first-ever Winter YOG ... Nicol David voices determination for Olympic inclusion ... Olympic champion, IOC member retires from U.S. ice hockey team.

Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympics Chief Promises Successful Games

(ATR) With one month until the first-ever Winter Youth Olympics open, Innsbruck 2012 CEO Peter Bayer tells Around the Rings he is "very confident" the Games will be a major success.

FIS Chief: So Far, So Good for Ski Season

(ATR) The president of the International Ski Federation tells Around the Rings the nascent FIS World Cup season is going well – but more snow is needed.

Lausanne Notebook - Torch Relay to Dublin; IOC Confident in 2012 Olympic Hosts

(ATR) Torch relay heads to Dublin on June 6 ... IOC has major Innsbruck 2012 concern solved ... Praise for LOCOG transportation team ... ATR's Ed Hula III reports from Lausanne.