ANOC: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), says wrestling has the unanimous support of his executive council.
IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today.
AOC: Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has presented the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge with a gift from the shores of Bondi.
The IOC has announced that Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR) and Medellín (COL) have been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2018.
IOC: On 12 February, 2013, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for approval as the core sports for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Wrestling, an Olympic sport since the first Games in ancient Greece, is fighting for its Olympic survival, after the IOC voted to remove it from the core sports for 2020.
SOCHI 2014: There were Test Events aplenty in Sochi over the weekend as the Russian host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games welcomed athletes in Nordic Combined, Cross Country and Short Track Speed Skating.
PYEONGCHANG 2018: As part of his official visit to the Republic of Korea, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge has paid a visit to some of the venues that will host events during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
NANJING 2014: International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge visited the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (NYOGOC) today, proclaiming “impressive progress” has been made in preparations for next year’s Youth Olympic Games.
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Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.