IOC News

Women in Sport Awards Ceremony

Nine sports including soccer, cycling and rugby have been named and shamed for not including women on their executive boards.

Young athletes enjoing snowfall during 'Stars, the Winter Games and You!' supporting the Munich 2018 Bid for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at Allianz Arena on June 11, 2011 in Munich, Germany.

Munich has delivered its final presentation in Durban, South Africa, to members of the International Olympic Committee who will vote later tonight (AEST) to choose the host for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

The Moses Mabhida Stadium which was built to host matches in the FIFA 2010 World Cup next to the Kings Park Stadium on the January 14, 2010 in Durban, South Africa.

It appears the South African city of Durban is not out of the running to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games after all.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an extension to its current Worldwide TOP Partnership with GE through to 2020.

Australian Daphne Pirie in action during a hockey match.

One of Queensland’s finest sportswomen, Daphne Pirie, has been honoured by the International Olympic Committee ( after a stellar career in track and field, hockey and golf and as a sporting administrator.

Lornah Kiplagat of the Netherlands leads the field along Copacabana Beach during the 2008 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.

IOC officials left Rio de Janeiro impressed by preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying the city had made great strides on infrastructure projects for the games and beyond.

2018 - Who will win?

8 June 2011
Damon Hayler competes in the snowboard cross at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Cypress Snowboard & Ski-Cross Stadium.

The race to hosting the 2018 Olympic Winter Games is on between Annecy (France), Munich (Germany) and PyeongChang (Republic of Korea).

The starter fires the starting pistol in the Men's 100m Final at the National Stadium on at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China.

The International Olympic Committee today awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights in the US for the Olympic Summer and Winter Games until 2020.

Brad Haddin bats during the Twenty 20 International match between the New Zealand Black Caps and Australia at AMI Stadium on February 28, 2010 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Cricket's chances of being included at future Olympics have been boosted following some flattering comments from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge.

Students celebrating Olympic Day on 23rd June 2010.

Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2011 as part of International Olympic Day.