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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.

 Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

Sydney 2000 – the time of our lives 15 years ago

13 September 2015

15 years on from Sydney 2000 we reflect on the joy and excitement of hosting the Olympic Games and the lasting memories generated on and off the field of play.

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

Peace, love and the Sydney Olympics

11 September 2015

If you had to nominate the iconic moment of the Sydney Olympics, it would be hard to argue against Cathy Freeman sprinting to gold after months of intense pressure.

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.

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Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.