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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.

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.

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.

YOG declared 'flawless' at Closing Ceremony

YOG declared 'flawless' at Closing Ceremony

29 August 2014

GAMES: The 2nd Youth Olympic Games have ended after a gala Closing Ceremony at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

29 August 2014

YOG: The second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a spectacular close today in Nanjing, China, with a dramatic Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Youth athletes support mixed gender events

Youth athletes support mixed gender events

29 August 2014

MIXED GENDER: While the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has been a fantastic experience for everyone involved it has also acted as a dress rehearsal for mixed gender events on a larger Olympic stage.

Thornton named as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

Thornton named as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

28 August 2014

TEAM: Sydney teenager, Jessica Thornton has been announced as the Flag Bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

O'Neill backs Youth Olympic results

O'Neill backs Youth Olympic results

28 August 2014

NANJING 2014: Australia's inability to win a swimming gold medal at the Youth Olympics should not be viewed as a bad omen, says pool great Susie O'Neill.

Hockey5s win Gold in thrilling match

Hockey5s win Gold in thrilling match

27 August 2014

HOCKEY: It has been a remarkable night for the Hockey5s team in Nanjing, beating Canada in a penalty shoot out, to win the Gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Diamond ruled ineligible for Rio

Australian Olympic Flag Bearers

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.