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Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

Almaty lost but is the talk of the town

1 August 2015

Beijing has won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games but it is the closeness of the vote that has everyone talking at the 128 IOC Session.

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

China wins historic vote to host 2022 Olympics

31 July 2015

Beijing will be the only city to host the summer and winter Olympic Games after being awarded the 2022 Winter Games by the IOC.

IOC Soul Placed on the Line

IOC Soul Placed on the Line

30 July 2015

David Miller for Sport Intern explains Almaty's exceptional case for Winter Games 2022

Youth Olympic selection on the line for skiers

Youth Olympic selection on the line for skiers

30 July 2015

Australia’s best young skiers are competing for a place at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) when they race and undergo testing at Mt Hotham this week.

Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

Almaty the unknown contender in Winter Olympic contest

29 July 2015

2022 Bid: The contest to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is only a two-horse race but IOC members face a difficult decision when they vote on Friday

Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

Decision nears on 2022 Olympic bid

27 July 2015

Beijing and Almaty have embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.

Lassila eyes fifth Winter Olympics

Lassila eyes fifth Winter Olympics

9 July 2015

Dual medallist Lydia Lassila says she'd love to have a crack at a fifth Winter Olympic Games - if a training facility can be built for snow athletes in Australia.

Olympic Day social wrap

Olympic Day social wrap

23 June 2015

June 23 is celebrated around the world as the birth of the modern Olympic Games. For this year's Olympic Day Australian athletes visited schools, got active and took to social media to celebrate the Olympics.

Morris eyes more Games glory

Morris eyes more Games glory

18 June 2015

Sochi Winter Olympics silver medallist David Morris has revealed he's eyeing more Games glory in 2018 after pulling the pin on retirement.

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Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.