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Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics

5 September 2011

Six cities have officially lodged bids to host the 2020 Olympic Games - Baku, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo, according to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Champion Kiwi sailor becomes IOC member

Champion Kiwi sailor becomes IOC member

10 July 2011

Champion New Zealand sailboarder, Barbara Kendall, has become a member of the International Olympic Committee.

London not being greedy with ticket prices

London not being greedy with ticket prices

10 July 2011

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, has dismissed suggestions London is being “greedy” and charging too much for the best tickets to next year’s Olympic Games.

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).

Men's water polo team announced for Rio.

Sally Pearson Gallery

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.