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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...

Rogge coming to Melbourne for the Commonwealth Games

Rogge coming to Melbourne for the Commonwealth Games

17 January 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge is reportedly coming to Australia for the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games...

Rome welcomes the Olympic torch relay

Rome welcomes the Olympic torch relay

8 December 2005

On day one of the Torino 2006 Olympic Torch Relay, the Olympic flame has been travelling around the city of Rome...

IOC chief hits out at mercenary athletes

IOC chief hits out at mercenary athletes

1 December 2005

IOC chief Jacques Rogge has hit out at the increasing number of mercenary athletes who change nationalities for non-legitimate reasons...

IOC keeps up push for more women athletes

IOC keeps up push for more women athletes

28 October 2005

The IOC's executive board continued their push to have more women competiting in the Olympics when they approved...

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Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).