TOKYO 2020: Tokyo is looking to slash the price tag for the 2020 Summer Olympics by $US1.7 billion ($A1.84 billion) through scrapping or scaling back plans to build new facilities amid fears over spiralling costs.
IOC: Australian Olympic kayaker Jessica Fox has played a part in the launch of Agenda 2020- the International Olympic Committee’s road map for the future of the Games.
IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session this 8 and 9 December in Monaco.
IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach urged delegates to seize the chance for change and approve a wide-ranging revamp of the Games likely to include a shake-up of the sports contested and a new TV channel.
SWIMMING: Swimming Australia is among the many sporting organisations keen to tap the merits of a positive coaching pilot.
IOC: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed today on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement. The recommendations will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco on 8 and 9 December.
Samsung has extended its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympic Games through until 2020 and becomes the 11th TOP Partner to do so.
IOC: The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed the signing of an historic, long-term agreement for an all-encompassing coverage of the Olympic Games over the coming decade.
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: Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions.