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IOC awards 2016-2020 broadcast rights in Australia

IOC awards 2016-2020 broadcast rights in Australia

4 August 2014

The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.

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.

Almaty, Beijing, Oslo up for '22 Winters

Almaty, Beijing, Oslo up for '22 Winters

8 July 2014

Three bid cities are retained in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics - Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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.

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.

Poll defeat ends Krakow's Olympic hopes

Poll defeat ends Krakow's Olympic hopes

27 May 2014

2022: Residents of Krakow have voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to halt the Polish city's bid to secure the 2022 Winter Olympics, prompting an end to their campaign.

Ian Chesterman appointed 2018 Chef

Ian Chesterman appointed 2018 Chef

20 May 2014

AOC: Tasmania’s Ian Chesterman has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the sixth time he has led an Australian Olympic Team.

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.

Women dominating leadership roles at AOC

Women dominating leadership roles at AOC

10 May 2014

AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.

PM Congratulates Sochi Heroes

PM Congratulates Sochi Heroes

9 May 2014

AOC: The Honourable Tony Abbott MP has congratulated the 2014 Australian Olympic and Paralympic Winter Teams for inspiring a sunburnt country.

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.