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Time for change says IOC boss

Time for change says IOC boss

8 November 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach urged delegates to seize the chance for change and approve a wide-ranging revamp of the Games likely to include a shake-up of the sports contested and a new TV channel.

Beijing confident on 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing confident on 2022 Winter Olympics

5 November 2014

2022 WINTER OLYMPICS: Beijing is confident it can host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Tuesday, after several withdrawals left the bid -- initially seen as a dry run for a future event -- the unlikely favourite.

Rio medals will be recycled

Rio medals will be recycled

5 November 2014

RIO 2016: The Brazilian Mint will produce the objects most desired by the world's top athletes in the next few years – the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

4 November 2014

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.

Rogge visits refugees and IOC mourns Sir Tay

Rogge visits refugees and IOC mourns Sir Tay

30 October 2014

IOC: IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge completed his first mission as Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport. Meanwhile the IOC mourns the passing of Sir Tennant Edward (Tay) Wilson KNZM, OBE.

Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

25 October 2014

IOC: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed today on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement. The recommendations will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco on 8 and 9 December.

IOC Commission leaves Rio satisfied with progress

IOC Commission leaves Rio satisfied with progress

2 October 2014

The IOC Coordination Commission has concluded its seventh visit to the South American host city, satisfied with the progress that the Rio organisers have made since their last visit in March.

IOC reinforces anti-discrimination rule

IOC reinforces anti-discrimination rule

26 September 2014

VALUES: The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay "propaganda" before Sochi 2014

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

9 September 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting.

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

29 August 2014

YOG: The second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a spectacular close today in Nanjing, China, with a dramatic Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

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