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Nations unite to save Olympic wrestling

Nations unite to save Olympic wrestling

15 May 2013

IOC: The United States, Iran and Russia on Tuesday forged an unlikely heavyweight alliance to keep the ancient sport of wrestling in the Olympic Games.

IOC proposes global betting monitoring

IOC proposes global betting monitoring

15 May 2013

IOC: The IOC is proposing the establishment of a global system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events, the latest step in efforts to guard against corruption and match-fixing.

Ten in line for Sochi Olympic rights

Ten in line for Sochi Olympic rights

13 May 2013

SOCHI 2014: It is expected that the Ten Network will come to an agreement with the International Olympic Committee over the rights to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

PyeongChang logo unveiled

PyeongChang logo unveiled

3 May 2013

YOUTH OLYMPICS: The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) today launched its official Olympic emblem in front of over 1,000 guests at a gala ceremony held simultaneously in PyeongChang and in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea.

IOC mulls new events at 2016 Games

IOC mulls new events at 2016 Games

9 April 2013

IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.

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.

First Aussie athletes welcomed into Lillehammer 2016 Village

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games