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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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Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

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Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

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.