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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...

IOC keeps up push for more women athletes

IOC keeps up push for more women athletes

28 October 2005

The IOC's executive board continued their push to have more women competiting in the Olympics when they approved...

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

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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.