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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.

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

WADA alarmed by new doping scandal

2 August 2015

DOPING: World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie says new accusations of mass doping in athletics would "shake the foundation" of clean sport.

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

2 August 2015

IOC: The experts developing the Olympic channel for the IOC believe the venture could become the biggest social media channel in the world.

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

2 August 2015

Marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell has warned the International Olympic Committee that it must embrace new technology.

Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

1 August 2015

Beijing has won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games but it is the closeness of the vote that has everyone talking at the 128 IOC Session.

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

31 July 2015

Beijing will be the only city to host the summer and winter Olympic Games after being awarded the 2022 Winter Games by the IOC.

Lausanne to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Lausanne to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

31 July 2015

The 2020 Youth Olympic Games will be conducted at the home of the Olympic Movement, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Olympic agenda 2020 - already cutting costs

Olympic agenda 2020 - already cutting costs

31 July 2015

President Thomas Bach has heaped praise on bid cities for reducing their costs and embracing the new Olympic Agenda 2020.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).