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Olympic movement told it is time to change

Olympic movement told it is time to change

8 December 2014

AGENDA 2020: The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has unveiled his vision for the future telling IOC members now is the time to change.

Olympic television channel becomes reality: Agenda 2020

Olympic television channel becomes reality: Agenda 2020

8 December 2014

The new Olympic television channel is the International Olympic Committee's new baby and it needs to crawl before it can walk.

Greatest show on earth gets set for change

Greatest show on earth gets set for change

6 December 2014

Members of the IOC are gathering in Monaco to vote on a bold new plan for the future called Olympic Agenda 2020.

Swimming Fed Approves Mixed Gender Synchronised Swimming, Diving

Swimming Fed Approves Mixed Gender Synchronised Swimming, Diving

2 December 2014

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING, DIVING: Mixed gender synchronised swimming is clear for its Olympic debut.

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

Aussie Fox helps shape Agenda 2020

19 November 2014

IOC: Australian Olympic kayaker Jessica Fox has played a part in the launch of Agenda 2020- the International Olympic Committee’s road map for the future of the Games.

Olympic Agenda 2020: Strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement unveiled

Olympic Agenda 2020: Strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement unveiled

18 November 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session this 8 and 9 December in Monaco.

WADA against jail terms for athletes

WADA against jail terms for athletes

17 November 2014

DOPING: The World Anti-Doping Agency says it is against the imposition of criminal sanctions on cheating athletes despite a tougher code that will come into effect on January 1.

Time for change says IOC boss

Time for change says IOC boss

8 November 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach urged delegates to seize the chance for change and approve a wide-ranging revamp of the Games likely to include a shake-up of the sports contested and a new TV channel.

Beijing confident on 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing confident on 2022 Winter Olympics

5 November 2014

2022 WINTER OLYMPICS: Beijing is confident it can host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Tuesday, after several withdrawals left the bid -- initially seen as a dry run for a future event -- the unlikely favourite.

Rio medals will be recycled

Rio medals will be recycled

5 November 2014

RIO 2016: The Brazilian Mint will produce the objects most desired by the world's top athletes in the next few years – the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.