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Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

Bach supports new stadium for Tokyo

29 July 2015

Tokyo will have a state of the art stadium in time for the 2020 Olympic Games despite the escalating construction costs in Japan and the scrapping of the original project.

Water pollution Rio's greatest challenge

Water pollution Rio's greatest challenge

29 July 2015

RIO: Thomas Bach says organisers of next year’s Rio Olympics are “making great progress but there is no time to lose.”

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

29 July 2015

Ahead of his first world swimming titles in eight years, a rejuvenated Grant Hackett believes the pressure is on his younger rivals to keep him out of the team.

Bike crash derails Aussie rowing crew

Bike crash derails Aussie rowing crew

29 July 2015

Australia's men's coxless four's preparations for the rowing world championships have taken a big hit with Alex Lloyd suffering a broken collarbone in a cycling crash.

Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

29 July 2015

2022 Bid: The contest to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is only a two-horse race but IOC members face a difficult decision when they vote on Friday

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

29 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

29 July 2015

Australians Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee took on the world's best in the open water swimming 10km event at the World Championships.

Aussie archers book tickets to Rio

Aussie archers book tickets to Rio

28 July 2015

The Australian men's archery team has qualified for next year's Rio Olympics, beating Brazil at the world championships in Denmark.

LA in the running to replace Boston for 2024

LA in the running to replace Boston for 2024

28 July 2015

With Boston out of the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games speculation is mounting that the USOC will choose Los Angeles as its candidate.

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AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.