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Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

7 December 2016

The martial art of Muaythai kickboxing and Cheerleading have made their way into the Olympic movement.

10 Beijing medallists stripped for doping

10 Beijing medallists stripped for doping

18 November 2016

The International Olympic Committee has stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples from the games.

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

Moya Dodd awarded IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy

8 November 2016

Former Australian international footballer and Asian Football Confederation Vice President Moya Dodd has been awarded the IOC Women and Sport Oceania Trophy.

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

IOC awards 2016 Women and Sport Trophies

8 November 2016

Ethiopian sports journalist Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive World Trophy.

IOC welcomes report on Rio 2016 anti-doping programme

IOC welcomes report on Rio 2016 anti-doping programme

28 October 2016

The IOC welcomes the report of the independent observers (IO) at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 which was published on Thursday by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Declaration of the 5th Olympic Summit

Declaration of the 5th Olympic Summit

9 October 2016

Protecting clean athletes is an absolute priority for the entire Olympic Movement.

Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

8 August 2016

In a week when surfing was accepted as an Olympic sport, Australia lost a legend of the sport, Bernard “Midget” Farrelly.

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

4 August 2016

IOC: The International Olympic Committee has voted to add five new sports to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

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