The IOC will launch a free, online education service aimed specifically at Olympians, other elite athletes and their coaches.
The IOC has set up a hotline for whistleblowers to report match-fixing and other corruption in a new initiative to protect the integrity and credibility of the Olympics and other sports competitions.
IOC: Toyota Motor Corp. has signed on as a worldwide Olympic sponsor in a long-term deal reportedly worth more than $US800 million ($A1.04 billion).
Demolition work has got underway at the National Stadium in Tokyo with construction of a new state-of-the-art arena for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics due to begin in October.
Erika Ropati-Frost Nationals 2015