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IOC awards US broadcast rights for 2014-2020 to NBC

IOC awards US broadcast rights for 2014-2020 to NBC

8 June 2011

The International Olympic Committee today awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights in the US for the Olympic Summer and Winter Games until 2020.

IOC boss supports cricket bid

IOC boss supports cricket bid

8 June 2011

Cricket's chances of being included at future Olympics have been boosted following some flattering comments from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge.

Sprinters fine-tune skills at the AIS

Sprinters fine-tune skills at the AIS

7 June 2011

Nine of Australia’s leading male swimmers will be in camp in Canberra at the AIS this week taking part in the Men’s Sprint Camp with one eye on the FINA World Championships in Shanghai in July, and the other firmly focussed on London 2012.

Champion squad selected

Champion squad selected

7 June 2011

After six months in charge of the Hockeyroos and getting a first-hand look at Australia’s vast hockey talent, coach Adam Commens has reselected the Hockeyroos squad and also selected the 2011 Champions Trophy squad to compete in the Netherlands from June 25.

Diving worlds team

Diving worlds team

7 June 2011

Promising teenager Brittany Broben was one of three new faces named on Tuesday in Australia's diving team for next month's world championships in Shanghai.

Halliday returns to inspire students

Halliday returns to inspire students

7 June 2011

After a horrifying cycling crash in the lead up event to the 2011 Tour Down Under, Olympian Amber Halliday is making a remarkable recovery and will return to her high school on Friday 10 June 2011 as part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations.

Olyroos to host Yemen twice

Olyroos to host Yemen twice

6 June 2011

Football Federation Australia confirmed that the Olyroos' Asian Qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics will be played at Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford, and Ausgrid Stadium, Newcastle, on Sunday 19 June and Thursday 23 June respectively.

Olyroos to host Yemen twice

Olyroos to host Yemen twice

6 June 2011

Football Federation Australia confirmed that the Olyroos' Asian Qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics will be played at Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford, and Ausgrid Stadium, Newcastle, on Sunday 19 June and Thursday 23 June respectively.

Champion squad selected

Champion squad selected

6 June 2011

After six months in charge of the Hockeyroos and getting a first-hand look at Australia’s vast hockey talent, coach Adam Commens has reselected the Hockeyroos squad and also selected the 2011 Champions Trophy squad to compete in the Netherlands from June 25.

Cook struck with five ring fever

Cook struck with five ring fever

6 June 2011

Beach volleyball champion Natalie Cook will begin her bold quest to become the first Australian woman to compete in five summer Olympics when she leaves Brisbane on Saturday with partner Tara West.

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Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.

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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.