DOPING: The IOC is putting up $US20 million ($A22.5 million) to fight doping and match-fixing - considered the two biggest threats to the credibility of the Games.
IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach officially received the keys to the IOC from Honorary President Jacques Rogge today during a handover ceremony in the newly renovated Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
A Pope known for his love of sport welcomed the IOC President and other Olympic leaders from Europe to the Vatican. Following is a transcript of the address Pope Francis delivered Saturday in which he warns that sport must not lose sight of human values.
IOC/ WINTER: There has been a significant increase in the number of cities bidding to host the Olympic Winter Games – with twice as many joining the contest for 2022 compared to four years earlier.
DOPING: Drawing hard lessons from the Lance Armstrong scandal, global anti-doping authorities are set to move into a new era with tougher sanctions, smarter testing and a different leader.
IOC: Responding to an invitation from IOC President Thomas Bach, the senior representatives of the Olympic Movement’s key stakeholders met at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne for the 2nd Olympic Movement Coordination Meeting.
AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.
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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.