Australian sailing chiefs admit they are surprised by a decision to dump windsurfing from the 2016 Rio Olympics and replace it with the relatively new sport of kitesurfing.
Lord Sebastian Coe has declared London is in “good shape” almost one year out from the start of the Olympic Games.
IOC officials left Rio de Janeiro impressed by preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying the city had made great strides on infrastructure projects for the games and beyond.
The International Olympic Committee today awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights in the US for the Olympic Summer and Winter Games until 2020.
Triathlon Australia and AIS National Head Coach Shaun Stephens has today welcomed the International Triathlon Union’s inclusion of the World Sprint and Teams Championships onto this year’s ITU World Championship Series.
Rio de Janeiro unveiled its 2016 Olympics logo before more than one million New Year's revellers on Copacabana beach on Friday, just before midnight. The flowing symbol resembles three figures - orange, green and blue - embraced at the arms and in a flowing dance.
IOC President Jacques Rogge has praised Rio de Janeiro's preparations for hosting the 2016 Games. Visiting the Brazilian city on Wednesday to help lay the cornerstone for the future Olympic Village, the head of the International Olympic Committee says he's proud of what has been accomplished so far.
AOC President John Coates has been appointed to the IOC Co-ordination Commission for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Chicago's shock firsat round exit and the overwhelming win by Rio made it a fascinating vote. See the actual numbers and the reactions here.
While still stunned by the early exit of Chicago the mood at the IOC Session in Copenhagen is “let the carnival begin” for Rio.