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Rogge bows out satisfied his work is done

Rogge bows out satisfied his work is done

5 September 2013

IOC: Retiring IOC President Jacques Rogge has cited the progress made in the fight against doping as one of the highlights of his 12 years in the job.

Who will host the 2020 Olympics? The other big election

Who will host the 2020 Olympics? The other big election

4 September 2013

2020: While Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott prepare for their political battle in Australia the other big election is happening this weekend in Argentina at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IOC launches Nanjing 2014 Medal Design Competition

IOC launches Nanjing 2014 Medal Design Competition

4 September 2013

NANJING 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched a competition offering fans and young designers the opportunity to make Olympic history by designing the medal for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Rio 2016 working to deliver lasting legacy

Rio 2016 working to deliver lasting legacy

3 September 2013

IOC: Wrapping-up its fifth visit to Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission, underlined the strong progress being made to deliver a lasting legacy from the 2016 Games.

Chad Le Clos named YOG Ambassador

Chad Le Clos named YOG Ambassador

30 August 2013

NANJING 2014: With less than one year to go to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic swimming champion Chad Le Clos will be an official YOG Ambassador.

Tomkins sworn in as IOC member

Tomkins sworn in as IOC member

4 July 2013

Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.

2020 decisions on the line

2020 decisions on the line

3 July 2013

2020: With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage.

Open race for 2020 Olympics

Open race for 2020 Olympics

26 June 2013

2020: All three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics declared themselves happy after the release on Tuesday of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission report.

PyeongChang making good progress on journey to 2018

PyeongChang making good progress on journey to 2018

20 June 2013

PYEONGCHANG 2018: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games today wrapped up its second visit to the city in the northeast of the Republic of Korea by praising the progress being made by the local organisers.

Squash, wrestling, baseball/softball on 2020 shortlist

Squash, wrestling, baseball/softball on 2020 shortlist

30 May 2013

2020: Wrestling, baseball/softball and squash will compete for one open spot at the 2020 Olympics.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

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).