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Calling all young designers!

Calling all young designers!

26 March 2015

IOC launches medal design competition for Lillehammer 2016

IOC plans to retest Beijing doping samples

IOC plans to retest Beijing doping samples

19 March 2015

The IOC plans to retest hundreds of doping samples in a bid to catch any drug cheats.

Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor

Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor

15 March 2015

IOC: Toyota Motor Corp. has signed on as a worldwide Olympic sponsor in a long-term deal reportedly worth more than $US800 million ($A1.04 billion).

Construction on new Tokyo Olympic Stadium set to begin

Construction on new Tokyo Olympic Stadium set to begin

9 March 2015

Demolition work has got underway at the National Stadium in Tokyo with construction of a new state-of-the-art arena for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics due to begin in October.

Venue changes for Tokyo 2020

Venue changes for Tokyo 2020

2 March 2015

Three venue changes have been approved for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

Bach: Every reason to be confident and inspired by Rio 2016

Bach: Every reason to be confident and inspired by Rio 2016

2 March 2015

The IOC has wrapped up a busy week of meetings in Rio de Janeiro.

IOC launches Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020

IOC launches Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020

1 March 2015

The IOC Executive Board has adopted an Implementation Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020.

IOC relaxes rule on athlete sponsors

IOC relaxes rule on athlete sponsors

27 February 2015

RIO 2016: The IOC is to relax regulations barring athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympic Games.

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

IOC vice-president says Rio is shaping up well

27 February 2015

IOC vice-president, Australian John Coates, says preparations for the Rio Olympics are on track.

Tokyo 2020 given timeline to propose new sports

Tokyo 2020 given timeline to propose new sports

6 February 2015

TOKYO: The race is on to see what new sports will be competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the IOC unveiling a timetable for the Japanese hosts.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

2017/18 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.