The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 took place today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. It marks the start of an incredible journey that will bring the Olympic spirit to the Republic of Korea and its citizens, and inspire the entire world.
It’s been a historic day for the Australian Olympic movement at the home of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month
The Australian Olympic Committee has welcomed the foresight of the International Olympic Committee’s decision to pave the way to simultaneously appoint the host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously agreed in principle to award both the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 at the same time, paving the way for a "win-win-win" situation for the Olympic Movement, Los Angeles and Paris.
Following the devastating floods affecting large parts of the country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Peruvian government today confirmed that preparations for the IOC Session, to be held in Peru, in September are going ahead as planned.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced a donation of USD 600,000 to support the immediate recovery efforts in Peru, following the devastating floods in large parts of the country.
AOC President John Coates has played a key role in achieving gender equality at the venue of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games golf tournaments.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
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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.
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.