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Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

Tributes flow for Midget Farrally

8 August 2016

In a week when surfing was accepted as an Olympic sport, Australia lost a legend of the sport, Bernard “Midget” Farrelly.

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

Five new sports added for Tokyo 2020

4 August 2016

IOC: The International Olympic Committee has voted to add five new sports to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

IOC Executive Board supports Tokyo 2020 new sports

IOC Executive Board supports Tokyo 2020 new sports

2 June 2016

The IOC Executive Board has supported the proposal to add the package of five new sports to the Tokyo 2020 Games.

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes

18 May 2016

The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes - doped athletes from Beijing, London and Sochi all targeted.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

24 March 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld six appeals filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

9 March 2016

Arash Arian arrived in Australia in 2010 on a small boat after fleeing Afghanistan. He had no family, he could not speak English, Arash knew no-one.

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

IOC praises cities for their Olympics bids

18 February 2016

The IOC has praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics for relying on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs.

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Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).