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IOC Presidential race

IOC Presidential race

27 May 2013

IOC: Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president on Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge.

IOC set to add new members

IOC set to add new members

23 May 2013

IOC: Four new IOC members will vote on the 2020 host city, IOC president and a whole host of issues.

IOC agrees on more targeted drug testing

IOC agrees on more targeted drug testing

23 May 2013

DOPING: IOC President Jacques Rogge says officials have agreed that more targeted, out-of-competition testing is needed in the fight against doping.

Nations unite to save Olympic wrestling

Nations unite to save Olympic wrestling

15 May 2013

IOC: The United States, Iran and Russia on Tuesday forged an unlikely heavyweight alliance to keep the ancient sport of wrestling in the Olympic Games.

IOC proposes global betting monitoring

IOC proposes global betting monitoring

15 May 2013

IOC: The IOC is proposing the establishment of a global system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events, the latest step in efforts to guard against corruption and match-fixing.

Ten in line for Sochi Olympic rights

Ten in line for Sochi Olympic rights

13 May 2013

SOCHI 2014: It is expected that the Ten Network will come to an agreement with the International Olympic Committee over the rights to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

PyeongChang logo unveiled

PyeongChang logo unveiled

3 May 2013

YOUTH OLYMPICS: The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) today launched its official Olympic emblem in front of over 1,000 guests at a gala ceremony held simultaneously in PyeongChang and in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea.

IOC mulls new events at 2016 Games

IOC mulls new events at 2016 Games

9 April 2013

IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.

IOC to meet on drugs, betting, fixing

IOC to meet on drugs, betting, fixing

24 March 2013

IOC: Olympic leaders will meet on May 21 to discuss the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) role in fighting performance-enhancing drugs and ways to combat illegal betting and match-fixing.

Olympic association body want wrestling

Olympic association body want wrestling

6 March 2013

ANOC: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), says wrestling has the unanimous support of his executive council.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

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