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Sports named and shamed for shunning women on boards

Sports named and shamed for shunning women on boards

9 July 2011

Nine sports including soccer, cycling and rugby have been named and shamed for not including women on their executive boards.

Munich presents Festival of Friendship

Munich presents Festival of Friendship

6 July 2011

Munich has delivered its final presentation in Durban, South Africa, to members of the International Olympic Committee who will vote later tonight (AEST) to choose the host for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Durban not out of the 2020 race just yet

Durban not out of the 2020 race just yet

4 July 2011

It appears the South African city of Durban is not out of the running to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games after all.

IOC and GE Extend Partnership to 2020

IOC and GE Extend Partnership to 2020

30 June 2011

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an extension to its current Worldwide TOP Partnership with GE through to 2020.

IOC honours Daphne Pirie

IOC honours Daphne Pirie

22 June 2011

One of Queensland’s finest sportswomen, Daphne Pirie, has been honoured by the International Olympic Committee ( after a stellar career in track and field, hockey and golf and as a sporting administrator.

IOC happy with preparations for 2016 Games

IOC happy with preparations for 2016 Games

14 June 2011

IOC officials left Rio de Janeiro impressed by preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying the city had made great strides on infrastructure projects for the games and beyond.

2018 - Who will win?

2018 - Who will win?

8 June 2011

The race to hosting the 2018 Olympic Winter Games is on between Annecy (France), Munich (Germany) and PyeongChang (Republic of Korea).

IOC awards US broadcast rights for 2014-2020 to NBC

IOC awards US broadcast rights for 2014-2020 to NBC

8 June 2011

The International Olympic Committee today awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights in the US for the Olympic Summer and Winter Games until 2020.

IOC boss supports cricket bid

IOC boss supports cricket bid

8 June 2011

Cricket's chances of being included at future Olympics have been boosted following some flattering comments from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge.

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

Olympians and schools embrace Olympic Day

27 May 2011

Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2011 as part of International Olympic Day.

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.