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Beijing 2008: Good progress, spectacular venues

Beijing 2008: Good progress, spectacular venues

19 May 2006

The IOC’s Coordination Commission for Beijing 2008, led by its Chairman Hein Verbruggen, has concluded its sixth full visit...

IOC and Omega extend partnership to London 2012

IOC and Omega extend partnership to London 2012

17 May 2006

The IOC and Omega, the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, announced in London Tuesday the extension of their partnership...

London 2012 - An ambitious and visionary project

London 2012 - An ambitious and visionary project

24 April 2006

The IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012, led by its Chairman Denis Oswald, has concluded its first full visit...

IOC President pleased following EB meeting in Seoul

IOC President pleased following EB meeting in Seoul

7 April 2006

Two months after meeting in Turin prior to the XX Olympic Winter Games, the Executive Board (EB) of the IOC in its new composition convened in Seoul...

Beijing Olympic Venue Contruction On Track

Beijing Olympic Venue Contruction On Track

30 March 2006

Officials in Beijing have announced that construction on the venues for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad – Beijing 2008 is progressing smoothly...

Banned Austrian coach says he 'had no medical equipment'

Banned Austrian coach says he 'had no medical equipment'

23 February 2006

The disgraced Austrian ski coach who ignited a doping scandal at the Torino Winter Olympic Games insisted he had no medical equipment

More skiers suspended for high haemoglobin; athletes say

More skiers suspended for high haemoglobin; athletes say

11 February 2006

Evi Sachenbacher won Olympic gold for Germany four years ago when officials discovered high levels of haemoglobin

Launch of the Olympic Truce Wall

Launch of the Olympic Truce Wall

6 February 2006

During the visit by the IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission to the Olympic Village in Torino, IOC President Jacques Rogge will launch an appeal to all...

Pacific Island state now a member of the IOC

Pacific Island state now a member of the IOC

5 February 2006

The tiny Marshall Islands in the Pacific will become an official member of the Olympic family later this week.

IOC President Rogge arrives in Torino

IOC President Rogge arrives in Torino

4 February 2006

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, arrived in Torino today for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games which start on February 10...

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.