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IOC awaits return of Armstrong's medal

IOC awaits return of Armstrong's medal

10 September 2013

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still waiting for the return of disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong's bronze medal from the 2000 Games in Sydney, eight months after asking for it back.

2020 Buzz via Social Media

2020 Buzz via Social Media

9 September 2013

2020: The eyes of the world were on Buenos Aires where the IOC met to vote on the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games. The host city's presentations were as electric as the stormy skies above the IOC Session, the roar of the Japanese when Jacques Rogge said "the winner is Tokyo" was thunderous, but the loudest buzz came on social media. See how the voting unfolded- powered by @AUSOlympicTeam.

Australian wrestling celebrates

Australian wrestling celebrates

9 September 2013

WRESTLING: The Australian wrestling community is celebrating its return to the Olympic program for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

Gender equality won the day for wrestling

Gender equality won the day for wrestling

9 September 2013

WRESTLING: The introduction of more women’s events paved the way for wrestling to be reinstated onto the Olympic program for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

'New' wrestling re-instated for 2020 Olympic Games

'New' wrestling re-instated for 2020 Olympic Games

9 September 2013

The 'new' wrestling has won the vote at the IOC Session in Buenos Aires to be included on the programme for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

Crucial sport vote at IOC Session

Crucial sport vote at IOC Session

8 September 2013

Re-cap of how the presentations and key elements of each sport evolved ahead of the final vote for 2020/2024 Olympic inclusion.

Australian reaction to Tokyo 2020 win

Australian reaction to Tokyo 2020 win

8 September 2013

2020: AOC President John Coates has congratulated Tokyo on winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics saying “the IOC has put the Games back in safe hands”.

How to follow the IOC Session - the big election for the weekend!

How to follow the IOC Session - the big election for the weekend!

6 September 2013

It is a massive few days for the Olympic Movement. Find out how and when to follow the big announcements.

Young athletes woo voters in 2020 contest

Young athletes woo voters in 2020 contest

6 September 2013

2020: Istanbul has played the ‘youth card’ in their quest to win the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

Three sports aiming for 2020 inclusion

Three sports aiming for 2020 inclusion

5 September 2013

2020: Like all the elections at the 125th International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires this week, the race to be the new sport on the Olympic program at the 2020 Games is close, with IOC delegates having to choose between wrestling, squash or baseball/softball combined.

Journey to Rio: Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh

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