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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.

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

Tokyo set to propose new sports for 2020 Games

24 September 2015

Eight sports remain in the running to be added to the world’s most prestigious sporting event, the Olympic Games.

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

Five cities in the running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

16 September 2015

The International Olympic Committee has announced a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games 2024.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.