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Hamburg submits bid to host 2024 Olympics

Hamburg submits bid to host 2024 Olympics

10 September 2015

Hamburg has formally submitted its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

IOC announces emergency two million dollar fund to help refugees

IOC announces emergency two million dollar fund to help refugees

7 September 2015

The IOC has announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programs focused on refugees.

LA joins 2024 race

LA joins 2024 race

2 September 2015

2024: Los Angeles joined the race to win the 2024 Olympics after city leaders gave unanimous backing for a bid to stage the sporting extravaganza for a third time.

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

19 August 2015

Britain's Sebastian Coe has beaten Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of the IAAF.

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

15 August 2015

International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission enthused by extensive plans to engage young people and innovate at Buenos Aires 2018.

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

4 August 2015

One year out from the Rio Olympic Games is a good time to reflect and recall the journey of Australia’s Olympians.

Bach says wait for WADA investigation into athletics

Bach says wait for WADA investigation into athletics

3 August 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach says he has full confidence in the WADA investigation into widespread doping in track and field.

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

Sepp Blatter stands down from IOC

3 August 2015

The FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, is standing down from the International Olympic Committee.

South Sudan new member of the IOC

South Sudan new member of the IOC

3 August 2015

The IOC now has 206 members after granting full recognition to South Sudan.

Mountain bike duo building for Rio

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Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.