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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.

Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

17 October 2014

AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.

AIS invests in athlete wellbeing

AIS invests in athlete wellbeing

15 October 2014

RIO 2016: The AIS today launched the most significant athlete wellbeing program in its history to make sure Australia's top athletes are given the best possible access to education and information to manage their actions and decisions in sport and life.

Lindsey Vonn an Ambassador for Lillehammer 2016

Lindsey Vonn an Ambassador for Lillehammer 2016

30 September 2014

With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

30 September 2014

WYOG: In a milestone countdown to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), today marks 500 days to go until the event gets underway in Lillehammer, Norway.

Four Olympians and tennis young gun nominated for ‘The Don’

Four Olympians and tennis young gun nominated for ‘The Don’

23 September 2014

AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.

ASADA Statement

ASADA Statement

19 September 2014

ASADA: Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) welcomes the judgment delivered today by Justice Middleton in the matter of Essendon Football Club and James Albert Hird v The Chief Executive Officer of ASADA.

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

Bach meets with INTERPOL Secretary General

9 September 2014

IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting.

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

28 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.