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Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

Bach ‘very satisfied’ with ‘emotional’ day in Australia

29 April 2015

AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach had not been to Australia since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and it took no time at all to ‘really feel at home again amongst friends’.

Olympics boss talks up 2028 Games bid

Olympics boss talks up 2028 Games bid

29 April 2015

IOC president Thomas Bach says Australia's famous love of sport gives it a great chance of hosting the 2028 Olympics, if an expected bid from south-east Queensland eventuates.

Bach meets Prime Minister and tours Sydney Olympic Park

Bach meets Prime Minister and tours Sydney Olympic Park

29 April 2015

AOC: IOC President Thomas Bach has had a busy day in Australia meeting with the most powerful man in the country Prime Minister Tony Abbott and talking about a potential future Olympic bid and the legacy of Sydney 2000 with other important dignitaries.

IOC President coming to Australia to discuss future Olympic bids

IOC President coming to Australia to discuss future Olympic bids

27 April 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach is coming to Australia this week to hold a series of high-powered meetings

Weekend wrap - 27 April 2015

Weekend wrap - 27 April 2015

27 April 2015

It was another huge weekend on the #RoadtoRio for Australian athletes, including the Sailing World Cup Hyeres and Canoe/Kayak slalom Junior World Championships.

Australian Olympic fans can now request tickets for Rio 2016

Australian Olympic fans can now request tickets for Rio 2016

23 April 2015

The Australian public can now request tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first Olympic Games to be held in South America.

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

Remembering Australian Olympians enlisted in World War I

23 April 2015

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country

New Olympic training centre to help WA Rio hopefuls

New Olympic training centre to help WA Rio hopefuls

22 April 2015

New WAIS High Performance Service Centre to provide Olympic hopefuls with a world class training facility as they prepare for the 2016 Rio Games.

Safety and teammates first for Aussies in Rio

Safety and teammates first for Aussies in Rio

22 April 2015

With ambitious aims of a top-five finish, the AOC is warning Australia's Olympic hopefuls they'll be in Rio de Janeiro for business not pleasure next year.

AOC backs bid process by Queensland Mayors

AOC backs bid process by Queensland Mayors

10 April 2015

The AOC has agreed to support the Mayors of South-East Queensland (SEQ) with a possible bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.