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IOC to retest 500 Beijing doping samples

IOC to retest 500 Beijing doping samples

10 December 2008

About 500 doping samples from the Beijing Olympics will be retested next month for CERA and other illegal substances, the IOC said on Tuesday.

Seven sports bid for 2016

Seven sports bid for 2016

15 November 2008

Seven sports fighting over two spots for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Olympics presented their cases to the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland.The leaders of baseball, softball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby and squash met the 16-member program commission, which will deliver an

Rogge to seek second term

Rogge to seek second term

26 October 2008

Jacques Rogge has confirmed the worst-kept secret in the Olympic world - he's running for another term as president of the International Olympic Committee.

IOC to retest doping samples from Beijing

IOC to retest doping samples from Beijing

9 October 2008

DOPING: Any athletes who thought they got away with doping at the Beijing Olympics shouldn't rest easy. The drug police are coming back.

Marjorie Jackson Nelson acknowledged by IOC

Marjorie Jackson Nelson acknowledged by IOC

24 August 2008

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President Mr John Coates is delighted to announce that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has bestowed the Olympic Order upon Marjorie Jackson Nelson.

IOC to ban drug cheats from future Olympics

IOC to ban drug cheats from future Olympics

6 June 2008

The IOC ratified a new rule to keep convicted doping cheats out of future Olympic Games.

IOC nominates four candidate cities

IOC nominates four candidate cities

5 June 2008

The International Olympic Committee set up a clash of continents for the right to host the 2016 Games today, with Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid advancing to the next round of the selection process.

Candidate cities for 2016

Candidate cities for 2016

2 June 2008

On 4 June 2008, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board will select the Candidate Cities for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad to be held in 2016.

Singapore to host 2010 Youth Olympics

Singapore to host 2010 Youth Olympics

22 February 2008

Singapore will host the inaugural Youth Olympics in 2010, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today. It won the right to stage the games in a straight contest up against Moscow. It will be the first time that the Asian city-state has hosted a multi-disciplinary sporting event of such a magnitude.

Moscow or Singapore for 2010 Youth Olympics

Moscow or Singapore for 2010 Youth Olympics

22 January 2008

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled the names of the cities from which a final winner to host the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 will be voted on by the IOC membership.Moscow and Singapore were chosen through a postal vote by the Executive Board last week, and will now be submitted

Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.