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Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

19 August 2015

Britain's Sebastian Coe has beaten Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of the IAAF.

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

15 August 2015

International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission enthused by extensive plans to engage young people and innovate at Buenos Aires 2018.

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

4 August 2015

One year out from the Rio Olympic Games is a good time to reflect and recall the journey of Australia’s Olympians.

Bach says wait for WADA investigation into athletics

Bach says wait for WADA investigation into athletics

3 August 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach says he has full confidence in the WADA investigation into widespread doping in track and field.

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

3 August 2015

The FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, is standing down from the International Olympic Committee.

South Sudan new member of the IOC

South Sudan new member of the IOC

3 August 2015

The IOC now has 206 members after granting full recognition to South Sudan.

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

2 August 2015

DOPING: World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie says new accusations of mass doping in athletics would "shake the foundation" of clean sport.

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

2 August 2015

IOC: The experts developing the Olympic channel for the IOC believe the venture could become the biggest social media channel in the world.

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

2 August 2015

Marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell has warned the International Olympic Committee that it must embrace new technology.

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.