YOUTH OLYMPICS: The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) today launched its official Olympic emblem in front of over 1,000 guests at a gala ceremony held simultaneously in PyeongChang and in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea.
IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.
IOC: Olympic leaders will meet on May 21 to discuss the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) role in fighting performance-enhancing drugs and ways to combat illegal betting and match-fixing.
ANOC: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), says wrestling has the unanimous support of his executive council.
IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today.
AOC: Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has presented the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge with a gift from the shores of Bondi.
The IOC has announced that Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR) and Medellín (COL) have been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2018.
IOC: On 12 February, 2013, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for approval as the core sports for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Wrestling, an Olympic sport since the first Games in ancient Greece, is fighting for its Olympic survival, after the IOC voted to remove it from the core sports for 2020.
SOCHI 2014: There were Test Events aplenty in Sochi over the weekend as the Russian host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games welcomed athletes in Nordic Combined, Cross Country and Short Track Speed Skating.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
Did you know?
Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
Did you know?
Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.