How to follow the IOC Session - the big election for the weekend!

6 September 2013

It is a massive few days for the Olympic Movement. Read what to expect from the IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina>>>

We wish all bid cities, sports and candidates good luck.

Following the action via and @AUSOlympicTeam.  AOC Media Director Mike Tancred is on the ground filing updates from Buenos Aires. AOC President John Coates has nominated for IOC Vice President.

The IOC will be broadcasting all of the major events from the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires via their website Argentina is 13 hours behind the Australian Eastern Standard Time. All times below are AEST.

2020 Host City

(Saturday evening to Sunday morning)

9.45pm-10pm                     IOC President’s opening remarks

10pm-11.25pm                   Istanbul, Turkey – 45min presentation followed by Q&A

11.30pm-12.55am               Tokyo, Japan – 45min presentation followed by Q&A

1am-2.25am                       Madrid, Spain - 45min presentation followed by Q&A

4am-4.30am                       Report by IOC 2020 Evaluation Commission                         

4.45am-5am                       Election of the host city for 2020

6am-6.30am                       Announcement of the host city for 2020               

2020 Additional Sport

(Sunday evening to Monday morning)

10pm-10.30pm                  IOC President’s opening remarks

10.30pm-11pm                  Report by IOC Olympic Programme Commission

11.15pm-11.30pm            Vote on the 25 core sports for 2020

11.30pm-12am                  Presentation by Baseball/Softball

12am-12.30am                  Presentation by Squash

12.30am-1am                     Presentation by Wrestling

1am-1.45am                       Vote on possible inclusion of sport


IOC President, Vice President and IOC Members

(Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning)

10pm-10.15pm                Report by the Nominations Commission

10.30pm-11.15pm            Election of new IOC members

11.15pm-11.30pm            Proposal of honorary members

11.30pm-11.45am            Olympic orders

12am-1am                       Election of 9th IOC President

1.30am                            Announcement of 9th IOC President

4am-4.45am                    Election of an IOC Vice-President & new member of Executive Board

4.45am-5.15am                Swearing in of new IOC members

5.40am-5.50am                Closing speech by IOC President Jacques Rogge