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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.

IOC Coordination Commission wraps up fourth inspection of Rio

IOC Coordination Commission wraps up fourth inspection of Rio

21 February 2013

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today.

Coates gives Rogge a gift from Bondi

Coates gives Rogge a gift from Bondi

15 February 2013

AOC: Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has presented the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge with a gift from the shores of Bondi.

IOC shortlists three cities for 2018 Summer YOG

IOC shortlists three cities for 2018 Summer YOG

14 February 2013

The IOC has announced that Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR) and Medellín (COL) have been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2018.

2020 Sports Equation

2020 Sports Equation

13 February 2013

IOC: On 12 February, 2013, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for approval as the core sports for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Wrestling grapples for its Olympic future

Wrestling grapples for its Olympic future

13 February 2013

Wrestling, an Olympic sport since the first Games in ancient Greece, is fighting for its Olympic survival, after the IOC voted to remove it from the core sports for 2020.

Athletes praise Sochi venues

Athletes praise Sochi venues

11 February 2013

SOCHI 2014: There were Test Events aplenty in Sochi over the weekend as the Russian host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games welcomed athletes in Nordic Combined, Cross Country and Short Track Speed Skating.

2020: One sport must go

2020: One sport must go

9 February 2013

IOC: Removing a sport from the Olympics is one of the IOC's most sensitive tasks.

Rogge hails Pyeongchang's progress

Rogge hails Pyeongchang's progress

4 February 2013

PYEONGCHANG 2018: As part of his official visit to the Republic of Korea, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge has paid a visit to some of the venues that will host events during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.