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Open race for 2020 Olympics

Open race for 2020 Olympics

26 June 2013

2020: All three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics declared themselves happy after the release on Tuesday of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission report.

PyeongChang making good progress on journey to 2018

PyeongChang making good progress on journey to 2018

20 June 2013

PYEONGCHANG 2018: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games today wrapped up its second visit to the city in the northeast of the Republic of Korea by praising the progress being made by the local organisers.

Squash, wrestling, baseball/softball on 2020 shortlist

Squash, wrestling, baseball/softball on 2020 shortlist

30 May 2013

2020: Wrestling, baseball/softball and squash will compete for one open spot at the 2020 Olympics.

Bubka leaps into IOC President contention

Bubka leaps into IOC President contention

29 May 2013

IOC: Legendary pole vaulter Sergei Bubka announced on Tuesday his candidacy to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IOC Presidential race

IOC Presidential race

27 May 2013

IOC: Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president on Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge.

IOC set to add new members

IOC set to add new members

23 May 2013

IOC: Four new IOC members will vote on the 2020 host city, IOC president and a whole host of issues.

IOC agrees on more targeted drug testing

IOC agrees on more targeted drug testing

23 May 2013

DOPING: IOC President Jacques Rogge says officials have agreed that more targeted, out-of-competition testing is needed in the fight against doping.

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.

Logarzo and Carpenter keen to show the world what they're made of

Finishing touches for Aussie footballers

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.