A new chapter begins for World Rowing as it names a new executive director - Federation Focus

Also: World Skate to codify global judging system; World Athletics visits Oregon ahead of next year’s World Championships; FINA plans to create Integrity Unit

World Rowing agenda papers announce Council and Executive Committee elections

Eurovision Sport and World Rowing extend media rights partnership

The continued consequences of COVID-19 global pandemic on the 2020 World Rowing regatta season

Merging of MMA Feds Begins -- Federation Focus

Also: Positive effects of World Taekwondo events; Basketball Without Borders in India; gender equity in surfing.


Key Decisions at 2017 World Rowing Congress -- Photodesk

(ATR) Photos of the key figures and decisions taken at the 2017 World Rowing Congress in Sarasota, Florida.

ATR First - New Invitation Phase for Olympic Bids 'More Efficient'

(ATR) IOC members tell ATR the new Olympic bidding procedure will keep more money in the banks of bid cities.

Olympic Atmosphere at Sarasota World Rowing Championships -- Photodesk

(ATR) Athletes, spectators and organizers laud the world-class rowing venue in Sarasota, Florida.

World Rowing Congress Approves Gender Equal Program -- On the Scene

(ATR) Host cities, council re-elections and sport program changes all approved at expedited World Rowing Congress. Kevin Nutley reports.


Sarasota Scores With World Rowing Championships -- On the Scene

(ATR) Rowing chief Rolland wants to return to the city that delivered a World Champs and survived a hurricane.

World Rowing to Elect 2021 World Championships Host City -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Tokyo 2020 project review; Artistic Gymnastics Champs in Montreal; Mixed Curling Champs in Switzerland.

Strong IOC Presence at Rowing Congress

(ATR) World Rowing president and new IOC member Jean-Christophe Rolland leads the FISA Congress in Sarasota.

AIBA Executives Decide Next Steps in Lausanne -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: World Rowing Championships are being live streamed; Montreal hosts Artistic Gymnastics Champs.

UCI Presidential Election in Norway -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: World Rowing president Jean-Christophe Rolland assures Sarasota championships on as scheduled.

World Rowing App Launched Ahead of Marquee Regatta


IOC Membership Tops 100 After Lima Elections

(ATR) Three new executives and eight new members will help shape the next era of the Olympics.

IOC Taps PanamSports for New Members

(ATR) New president Neven Ilic and Dominican Republic NOC chief Luis Mejia Oviedo are two of nine proposed candidates.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rowing programme announced

NBC Sports Group partners with the World Rowing Federation on exclusive U.S. media rights for 2017 World Rowing Championships

No IAAF Plan to Rejoin SportAccord

Around the Rings is told that World Rowing will rejoin SportAccord but the IAAF has no plans to restart its membership.

Tokyo 2020 Venue Switch Triggers IOC, Rowing Concerns

(ATR) IOC's Tokyo inspection chief holds emergency meeting, World Rowing president "disappointed" in plan to move venue  

FISA Announces Future World Rowing Event Bidding Process

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, has launched the bid process for future World Rowing events.

Three Russian Rowers Banned; Canoe Bars Olympic Champions

(ATR) World Rowing bars trio from the Games and warns others may be banned... Canoe federation removes five Russians

New FIFA President Visits Newest FA -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also; WBSC creates first softball world rankings; FISA scores record viewership year; ITU confirms dates for 2017 multisport champs.

Monday Memo - IOC Executive Board; UCI and FISA Elections; US Open

(ATR) The IOC finishes up its visit to Rio de Janeiro and heads to Buenos Aires for the 125th IOC Session...The international cycling union and the international rowing federation hold respective presidential elections...Competition in New York at the US Open.

Monday Memo - US Open; World Rowing Championships; IJF Championships

(ATR) Tennis stars gather in New York for the US Open...FISA stages the World Rowing Championships in South Korea...Competition in the Judo World Championships begins today.