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Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

9 March 2016

Arash Arian arrived in Australia in 2010 on a small boat after fleeing Afghanistan. He had no family, he could not speak English, Arash knew no-one.

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

18 February 2016

The IOC has praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics for relying on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs.

IOC issues Zika advisory warning

IOC issues Zika advisory warning

29 January 2016

The IOC will issue an advisory note this week following the outbreak of the Zika virus which is spreading rapidly across South America.

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

Bach marks Agenda 2020 anniversary with call to renew trust in sport

9 December 2015

The IOC has made significant progress with the implementation of all 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020.

 Luciana Aymar annouced as 2018 Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

Luciana Aymar annouced as 2018 Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

8 December 2015

International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Argentinian hockey legend Luciana Aymar as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Russian Athletics accepts

Russian Athletics accepts "full" doping ban

27 November 2015

DOPING: Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing, the IAAF says.

IOC boss lays down the law to Russia

IOC boss lays down the law to Russia

16 November 2015

DOPING: Russia's track and field athletes will be eligible for the Olympics only if the country falls into line with all global anti-doping rules and the reforms are verifiable

IOC Statement on terrorist attacks in Paris

IOC Statement on terrorist attacks in Paris

15 November 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach responds to the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris

Bach backs Coe and redistribution of medals

Bach backs Coe and redistribution of medals

12 November 2015

IOC President Thomas Bach admitted Wednesday the Russian doping scandal is "sad and shocking" but insisted IAAF chief Sebastian Coe is the man to clean up track and field.

IOC Statement on WADA Report

IOC Statement on WADA Report

10 November 2015

IOC: This is a deeply shocking report and very saddening for the world of sport. The IOC trusts that the new leadership of the IAAF with its President Sebastian Coe will draw all the necessary conclusions and will take all the necessary measures.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 medals

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).

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.