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IOC issues Zika advisory warning

IOC issues Zika advisory warning

29 January 2016

The IOC will issue an advisory note this week following the outbreak of the Zika virus which is spreading rapidly across South America.

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

9 December 2015

The IOC has made significant progress with the implementation of all 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020.

 Luciana Aymar annouced as 2018 Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

Luciana Aymar annouced as 2018 Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

8 December 2015

International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Argentinian hockey legend Luciana Aymar as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Russian Athletics accepts

Russian Athletics accepts "full" doping ban

27 November 2015

DOPING: Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing, the IAAF says.

IOC boss lays down the law to Russia

IOC boss lays down the law to Russia

16 November 2015

DOPING: Russia's track and field athletes will be eligible for the Olympics only if the country falls into line with all global anti-doping rules and the reforms are verifiable

IOC Statement on terrorist attacks in Paris

IOC Statement on terrorist attacks in Paris

15 November 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach responds to the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris

Bach backs Coe and redistribution of medals

Bach backs Coe and redistribution of medals

12 November 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach admitted Wednesday the Russian doping scandal is "sad and shocking" but insisted IAAF chief Sebastian Coe is the man to clean up track and field.

IOC Statement on WADA Report

IOC Statement on WADA Report

10 November 2015

IOC: This is a deeply shocking report and very saddening for the world of sport. The IOC trusts that the new leadership of the IAAF with its President Sebastian Coe will draw all the necessary conclusions and will take all the necessary measures.

OpEd - Crisis talks for sports leaders

OpEd - Crisis talks for sports leaders

9 November 2015

ATR: When leaders of the world’s major sport federations gather this week in Lausanne they face a crisis only they can undo.

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

28 October 2015

Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.