Celebrations to mark one year to go to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 have kicked off.
The next time an Australian Olympic Team marches in an Olympic Opening Ceremony will be in exactly 12 months, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
AOC: All coaches, staff and officials must undergo a mandatory Working with Children Check before they can join the Australian Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Games.
With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games
WYOG: In a milestone countdown to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), today marks 500 days to go until the event gets underway in Lillehammer, Norway.
The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.
IOC: IOC President, Thomas Bach, met His Majesty the King of Norway, Harald V, at the Royal Castle in Oslo, ahead of a visit to Lillehammer for meetings with the local organisers of Lillehammer 2016.
AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.
The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.