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IOC President pleased following EB meeting in Seoul

IOC President pleased following EB meeting in Seoul

7 April 2006

Two months after meeting in Turin prior to the XX Olympic Winter Games, the Executive Board (EB) of the IOC in its new composition convened in Seoul...

Beijing Olympic Venue Contruction On Track

Beijing Olympic Venue Contruction On Track

30 March 2006

Officials in Beijing have announced that construction on the venues for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad – Beijing 2008 is progressing smoothly...

Banned Austrian coach says he 'had no medical equipment'

Banned Austrian coach says he 'had no medical equipment'

23 February 2006

The disgraced Austrian ski coach who ignited a doping scandal at the Torino Winter Olympic Games insisted he had no medical equipment

More skiers suspended for high haemoglobin; athletes say

More skiers suspended for high haemoglobin; athletes say

11 February 2006

Evi Sachenbacher won Olympic gold for Germany four years ago when officials discovered high levels of haemoglobin

Launch of the Olympic Truce Wall

Launch of the Olympic Truce Wall

6 February 2006

During the visit by the IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission to the Olympic Village in Torino, IOC President Jacques Rogge will launch an appeal to all...

Pacific Island state now a member of the IOC

Pacific Island state now a member of the IOC

5 February 2006

The tiny Marshall Islands in the Pacific will become an official member of the Olympic family later this week.

IOC President Rogge arrives in Torino

IOC President Rogge arrives in Torino

4 February 2006

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, arrived in Torino today for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games which start on February 10...

Rogge coming to Melbourne for the Commonwealth Games

Rogge coming to Melbourne for the Commonwealth Games

17 January 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge is reportedly coming to Australia for the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games...

Rome welcomes the Olympic torch relay

Rome welcomes the Olympic torch relay

8 December 2005

On day one of the Torino 2006 Olympic Torch Relay, the Olympic flame has been travelling around the city of Rome...

IOC chief hits out at mercenary athletes

IOC chief hits out at mercenary athletes

1 December 2005

IOC chief Jacques Rogge has hit out at the increasing number of mercenary athletes who change nationalities for non-legitimate reasons...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.