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Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020

Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020

19 July 2014

IOC: Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions.

Olympics 'top priority' after Cup - IOC

Olympics 'top priority' after Cup - IOC

12 July 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today received strong support from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

 Successful first visit for IOC Coordination Commission to Tokyo

Successful first visit for IOC Coordination Commission to Tokyo

30 June 2014

TOKYO 2020: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today successfully concluded its first visit to the 2020 Olympic host city of Tokyo (25-27 June).

IOC President joins thousands worldwide in Olympic Day celebrations

IOC President joins thousands worldwide in Olympic Day celebrations

24 June 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach got very much into the spirit of Olympic Day today, addressing over 1,000 runners in a 5.2 km run before hosting Olympic Day celebrations at the IOC headquarters, where he called on people around the world to get physically active and enjoy the benefits of leading healthy lifestyles.

UN Secretary-General visits IOC Headquarters

UN Secretary-General visits IOC Headquarters

18 June 2014

IOC: IOC President Thomas Bach and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon review increased collaboration after signing top-level agreement between the two organisations.

Working Groups gather for Olympic Agenda 2020

Working Groups gather for Olympic Agenda 2020

16 June 2014

IOC: The 14 Working Groups that will help frame some of the key recommendations for the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, will meet this week at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.

IOC Announces Bridgestone as TOP Partner to 2024

IOC Announces Bridgestone as TOP Partner to 2024

13 June 2014

IOC: The Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) has joined The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme.

Bach meets the King of Norway ahead of visit to Lillehammer organisers

Bach meets the King of Norway ahead of visit to Lillehammer organisers

20 May 2014

IOC: IOC President, Thomas Bach, met His Majesty the King of Norway, Harald V, at the Royal Castle in Oslo, ahead of a visit to Lillehammer for meetings with the local organisers of Lillehammer 2016.

Coates sends Olympic sports a warning on WADA rules

Coates sends Olympic sports a warning on WADA rules

10 May 2014

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.

From Athens with Pride: 120 years of Olympic History unveiled

From Athens with Pride: 120 years of Olympic History unveiled

9 May 2014

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

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.