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.
IOC: The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed the signing of an historic, long-term agreement for an all-encompassing coverage of the Olympic Games over the coming decade.
The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.
IOC: Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions.
IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today received strong support from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
TOKYO 2020: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today successfully concluded its first visit to the 2020 Olympic host city of Tokyo (25-27 June).
IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach got very much into the spirit of Olympic Day today, addressing over 1,000 runners in a 5.2 km run before hosting Olympic Day celebrations at the IOC headquarters, where he called on people around the world to get physically active and enjoy the benefits of leading healthy lifestyles.
IOC: IOC President Thomas Bach and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon review increased collaboration after signing top-level agreement between the two organisations.
IOC: The 14 Working Groups that will help frame some of the key recommendations for the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, will meet this week at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.
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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.