The IOC Coordination Commission has concluded its seventh visit to the South American host city, satisfied with the progress that the Rio organisers have made since their last visit in March.
VALUES: The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay "propaganda" before Sochi 2014
IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting.
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).
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
Did you know?
Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.