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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.

United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

4 November 2014

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.

Rogge visits refugees and IOC mourns Sir Tay

Rogge visits refugees and IOC mourns Sir Tay

30 October 2014

IOC: IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge completed his first mission as Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport. Meanwhile the IOC mourns the passing of Sir Tennant Edward (Tay) Wilson KNZM, OBE.

Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

25 October 2014

IOC: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed today on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement. The recommendations will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco on 8 and 9 December.

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.