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Austrian avalanche claims lives of two US skiers

Austrian avalanche claims lives of two US skiers

6 January 2015

ALPINE: Two members of the U.S. ski team’s developmental program were killed in an avalanche in Austria on Monday.

Short track success in Seoul

Short track success in Seoul

22 December 2014

SHORT TRACK: Sochi Olympian Deanna Lockett has continued her impressive season on the World Cup circuit with two top 5 placings in Seoul, Korea.

Olympic television channel gets the green light

Olympic television channel gets the green light

9 December 2014

AGENDA2020: The International Olympic Committee has plunged into the television business in a big way... investing $750m on a new Olympic channel to be seen throughout the world, 365 days a year.

Olympic television channel becomes reality: Agenda 2020

Olympic television channel becomes reality: Agenda 2020

8 December 2014

The new Olympic television channel is the International Olympic Committee's new baby and it needs to crawl before it can walk.

AOC pledge thrilling: Freeman

AOC pledge thrilling: Freeman

21 November 2014

AOC: Cathy Freeman is says she's thrilled and proud that the Australian Olympic Committee will recognise indigenous Australians.

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.

Lockett sixth as Aussies race World Cup opener

Lockett sixth as Aussies race World Cup opener

11 November 2014

SHORT-TRACK: Deanna Lockett has finished with two top-10 performances to lead the Australian charge at the opening event of the new World Cup season.

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.

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.

Journey to Rio: Malek Chamoun

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.