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Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

Olympian Natalie Cook appointed to World Olympians Association Board

28 October 2015

Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.

ISA delighted by natural ocean waves recommendation

ISA delighted by natural ocean waves recommendation

22 October 2015

The International Surfing Association has welcomed the news that Tokyo 2020 has recommended that Surfing take place on natural ocean waves if it is included.

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

7 October 2015

With just under 130 days to go to the Lillehammer Youth Games, local organisers have presented their final preparations to the IOC Coordination Commission.

Step closer for five Olympic sports

Step closer for five Olympic sports

28 September 2015

Five Olympic sports have been proposed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for the 2020 Games.

Climbing towards Olympic glory

Climbing towards Olympic glory

28 September 2015

Interest in Sport Climbing is set to rise to unparalleled levels in Australia after the sport edged closer to making its Olympic debut in 2020.

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

Tokyo 2020 proposes 18 additional events

28 September 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has proposed 18 additional events from five sports to the International Olympic Committee for Tokyo 2020.

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding takes leap towards Tokyo 2020

28 September 2015

Skateboarding is set to hit new heights in Australia after the sport took a giant leap towards joining the Olympic programme for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

Fanning confident of Olympic success for surfing stars

28 September 2015

Three-time World Champion Mick Fanning is confident Australia’s surfing superstars can climb to the top of the Olympic podium if the sport is to make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

IOC President to deliver speech at UN General Assembly

IOC President to deliver speech at UN General Assembly

25 September 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach is set to deliver a speech at UN General Assembly with sport to be included in the Sustainable Development Goals.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.