FENCING: Australian fencers aspiring to reach the Olympic Games will soon have a chance to meet a fencer who won an Olympic gold medal and went on to lead the Olympic movement.
IOC President Thomas Bach, whose schedule included stops in five countries, meetings with world leaders, and seven days championing the importance of sport in society and its ability to spread peace.
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).