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Tokyo 2020 shortlists additional sports

Tokyo 2020 shortlists additional sports

22 June 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has shortlisted eight International Federations proposing events to be considered for inclusion at the Games.

Two more winter sports stars support Lillehammer 2016

Two more winter sports stars support Lillehammer 2016

17 June 2015

IOC has announced its latest Ambassadors to support the Lillehammer Youth Olympics: Snowboarder Silje Norendal and ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello.

26 sports apply to be part of Tokyo Games

26 sports apply to be part of Tokyo Games

16 June 2015

Tokyo Olympic organisers have released a list of 26 sports that have applied for inclusion in the 2020 Games.

IOC approves new events for 2018 Olympics

IOC approves new events for 2018 Olympics

9 June 2015

IOC: The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, alpine skiing, speedaskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns

FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns

3 June 2015

IOC president Thomas Bach has applauded FIFA President Sepp Blatter's decision to resign.

Bach announces widespread changes to IOC Commissions

Bach announces widespread changes to IOC Commissions

1 June 2015

IOC: Thomas Bach, has announced widespread changes to the composition and function of the IOC commissions for 2015. The changes increase the number of women and geographical representation and are a direct result of the Agenda 2020 reforms.

Bach urges FIFA to shed full light

Bach urges FIFA to shed full light

29 May 2015

IOC: Thomas Bach has urged FIFA to co-operate fully with US authorities to shed full light on the corruption allegations facing football's governing body.

Brazil doping lab gets Olympic all clear

Brazil doping lab gets Olympic all clear

14 May 2015

Brazil's drug-testing laboratory has had its status as an Olympic-standard facility restored, in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

Bach enthusiastic for Brisbane and rules out joint city bid

30 April 2015

2028 BID: IOC President Thomas Bach has ruled out a joint bid from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic Games but remains enthusiastic for a Brisbane bid that would encompass the region of south-east Queensland.

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

Social wrap: IOC President Thomas Bach visits Australia

30 April 2015

Catch up on the social coverage of IOC President Thomas Bach's visit to Australia.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.