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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...

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...

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

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Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.