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Rio 2016 working to deliver lasting legacy

Rio 2016 working to deliver lasting legacy

3 September 2013

IOC: Wrapping-up its fifth visit to Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission, underlined the strong progress being made to deliver a lasting legacy from the 2016 Games.

Chad Le Clos named YOG Ambassador

Chad Le Clos named YOG Ambassador

30 August 2013

NANJING 2014: With less than one year to go to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic swimming champion Chad Le Clos will be an official YOG Ambassador.

Tomkins sworn in as IOC member

Tomkins sworn in as IOC member

4 July 2013

Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.

2020 decisions on the line

2020 decisions on the line

3 July 2013

2020: With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage.

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.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).